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Smelt fishing

Postby Yumi » Sat Jan 17, 2015 6:13 am

Everybody s ice fishing for the time. I cant wait to dip out some smelts up in lake superior even if there's ice during april and may.


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Re: Smelt fishing

Postby BassBoysLLP » Sat Jan 17, 2015 6:20 am

I give you credit. Smelting isn't as fruitful as years past.
Melting snowflakes one at a time.
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Re: Smelt fishing

Postby Hilts » Sat Jan 17, 2015 6:38 am

You could also hit the ice now and try to catch a meal of them. I have seen a lot of them the last couple times out.
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Re: Smelt fishing

Postby Yumi » Sat Jan 17, 2015 10:21 am

Hilts wrote:You could also hit the ice now and try to catch a meal of them. I have seen a lot of them the last couple times out.


I know some folks fishem and I heard there big, But Ill wait till they start spawning. That way I can dip more. I caught a full bucket last spring, and it will be crazy if its still a glacier in the late spring
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Re: Smelt fishing

Postby dan » Sat Jan 17, 2015 11:47 am

When I was a kid my Dad used to take my smelt fishing and he would take two buckets and put a 6 pack and ice in each one and walk the pier in Milwaukee on lake Michigan and when he would see a group with several buckets and no beer he would say "trade you buckets" and he always got takers... We would get two buckets of smelt in 15 minutes. :lol:
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Re: Smelt fishing

Postby pitz0022 » Wed Jan 21, 2015 8:52 am

My dad tells stories about the good ol days where they would fill a 30 gallon drum (don't ask me what they did with that many smelt) in a couple hours. He always follows up with a story about how if you are hauling 30 gallons of smelt in the back of a panel van you should either strap the barrel in or don't slam on the brakes when a deer runs in front of you. :doh:
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Re: Smelt fishing

Postby whitetailassasin » Wed Jan 21, 2015 9:44 am

dan wrote:When I was a kid my Dad used to take my smelt fishing and he would take two buckets and put a 6 pack and ice in each one and walk the pier in Milwaukee on lake Michigan and when he would see a group with several buckets and no beer he would say "trade you buckets" and he always got takers... We would get two buckets of smelt in 15 minutes. :lol:


Thats a great memory and funny also!!

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