January 7th, 2017

Friday nite and Saturday was a busy time out on the ice.  Quite a few fishermen showed up and many with 1/2 trucks and wheelhouses. They kept their speeds down when going out and it showed by the end of the day when I drove the ice roads.   There was very little cracking so that was good.  Wheelhouse owners need to realize how important that is especially when it so cold as it is.  Hopefully when they come of on Sunday they will do the same.

The bite was slower during the day from most reports, The barometer went sky high overnight and thru the morning, and that along with the traffic I’m sure had something to do with it.  By evening though I was hearing reports and getting pictures texted of some nice Walleye catches.  I’ll find out more today when most go home.

One thing I wasn’t too happy about is how close some of the  wheelhouse fishermen fish next to existing houses of our customers. When someone parks 30 feet from the front door of another fishermen and sets down and starts a generator definitely shows a lack of respect for the other fishermen. I don’t really care what the “rules” state in the DNR book, to do that is just not the right thing to do.

Keep a tight Line!    Eddy