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Fishing Tackle Q & A / Re: Secret weapon this year
« on: March 02, 2015, 01:55:03 PM »
got some swimbaits ill be using a lot!

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Fishing Tackle Q & A / Re: Fishing Line
« on: February 26, 2015, 12:17:27 PM »
power pro braid all the way!!! suffix 383. awesome!!!!!! use braid for everything from panfish jigging threw the ice! to trout fishing. to jigs and frog. swimbaits all the way to cod fishing in 200 feet plus with 1lbs of lead!

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The Hawg Forum / Re: Sebago Help
« on: February 26, 2015, 12:15:37 PM »
holly heck thats an awesome laker! caught open water december 27?? thats insane!!!

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The Hawg Forum / Re: A Light at The End of The Tunnel?
« on: February 26, 2015, 12:13:58 PM »
yea ive been casting my new swimbait setup off my backyard! to bad its saltwater and my chance of a striper are very very very slim! still keeps my casting arm in shape

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Ice Conditions / Re: 2015 Ice Conditions Update
« on: February 26, 2015, 12:12:57 PM »
ive had enough of this cold winter snow and ice crap! it can warm up now!!!!

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Northeast U.S. Fishing Reports / Re: epic day
« on: February 26, 2015, 12:12:16 PM »
next week looks 30s-40s. long range forecast looks 40s and 50s mid late march

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Ice Conditions / Re: 2015 Ice Conditions Update
« on: February 24, 2015, 10:51:33 AM »
ice was 2 feet in south east MA

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The Hawg Forum / Re: A Light at The End of The Tunnel?
« on: February 24, 2015, 10:48:02 AM »
yea extended forecast from Accuweather was very promising for march. this week looks like it may be the end of the really EFFING cold weather! high 30s low 40s. couple days near 60 in the forecast!  the ice will be out before april!

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Northeast U.S. Fishing Reports / Re: epic day
« on: February 24, 2015, 10:44:18 AM »
ill be out mid to late march. i think ice out will be in march again this year! ive caught some big bass at ice out including my PB. 7.1.

the pond still had ice on it in some parts! 3 feet of water on a jig!

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Northeastbass.Com Classified Ads / Re: 2 Baitcasting Reels for Sale
« on: February 19, 2015, 01:25:01 PM »
im going to pass

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Sports Chatter Forum / Re: What a Super Bowl!
« on: February 06, 2015, 07:46:35 PM »
didnt know that! thanks for that info!

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Sports Chatter Forum / Re: What a Super Bowl!
« on: February 03, 2015, 10:21:07 AM »
im pumped we won! one of the last few plays for seatle. that shouldnt be a completion. thats redicoulous he was on the ground before he had it in his hands! that should be incomplete.

the refs were bad in this game

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Northeast U.S. Fishing Reports / Re: epic day
« on: February 03, 2015, 10:17:06 AM »
will do

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Northeast U.S. Fishing Reports / Re: epic day
« on: February 02, 2015, 11:58:21 AM »
we went back out yesterday. 12 bass biggest 2.5. i think they are still recovering from the beating they took from us!

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Northeast U.S. Fishing Reports / epic day
« on: February 02, 2015, 11:57:30 AM »
so we went to an old favorite. i dont know why i dont fish this place alot. some one knock some sense into me!

so  we went to a spot deep out in the woods. my first time ice fishing it. well attempting to ice fish it. we bushed whacked our way through thick woods. thank God for machetes. now ive been out here before. AND KLILLED IT!!!  the first and last time i fished it. we fished for an hour and caught 15 bass a piece. if i missed the fish. it would come back and bite it 2 or 3 times.  id have 5 and 6 hits on one cast! so yea this pond is good.

so we finally reached the pond. it look sketchy but we decided to test it any ways. so my buddy had his machete in hand to cut some holes.  i was standing on the marshy swampy shoreline with the 150 foot rope and the sled full of gear. 

ice breaks and i fall through. fell to up to my knees.  we continue to walk along the marshy shoreline break the ice(not on purpose) we wanted to check the thickness on a different part of the shore. little safer but it was 2-2.5 inches!

we trek back to the truck hit an old favorite. first time on the ice here this season 3rd time ever. check the ice! 4 inches!!!! SWEET!!!!!! get to the spot spread out the traps, didnt have 2 set up before my flag poped! missed the fish. so i re set. go back to the 2 nd trap i need to set. BAM flag up!. couldnt set up my 5 traps. had 6 flags and 2 bass.

chasing flags all day. one flag would pop on one side. and the other one would pop on the opposite side. we would have to decide which one to take. hopefully its the right one. drag peeling, 5 lber.  multiple flags popping at the same time.   at one time i had 2 flags up. my buddy ask can i grab one. i said sure. i missed my fish and he lands a 5lbser that moron!!!! 

we missed at least 40 fish. we would set the hook right away. missed fish. put pressure on it. but not set hook. missed fish. let it run. missed fished.  we missed a lot of fish. now it may be the size of the hooks and we were using large shiners as well.  ??? ??? ??? ??? ???

I MISSED 2 MONSTERS!!!!!!!!  >:( >:( >:( >:( they ran me into logs and broke off!
my buddy had 3 5s and 2 4s.  that son of a complain! thats the last time i let him get my flag! my biggest was 3.5

we caught over 40 bass and 2 perch.

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