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Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:12 am
Forum: Videos of Great Lakes Commercial Fishing
Topic: Drone Flight Over Fairport Trapnetters.
Replies: 1
Views: 682

Re: Drone Flight Over Fairport Trapnetters.

I've watched this about 10 times. The more I watch it the more I like it There's some unique shots from the drone especially when it's over the pot.. With that I salute the town of Fairport and the fishermen there with this Great Lakes commercial fishing meme. Fairport Michigan Great Lakes Cmmercial...
by admin
Wed Dec 27, 2017 7:09 am
Forum: Videos of Great Lakes Commercial Fishing
Topic: Drone Flight Over Fairport Trapnetters.
Replies: 1
Views: 682

Drone Flight Over Fairport Trapnetters.

Thanks to Upfish for letting us know about this aerial video taken off of the Garden Peninsula.





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The closing day of Whitefish season. The trapnetter Viking out of Fairport,Mi. is lifting the last traps of the season.
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by admin
Fri Dec 22, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting Chub Data From Northern Lake Michigan
Replies: 1
Views: 558

Re: Interesting Chub Data From Northern Lake Michigan

I always just assumed that Chubs lived maybe 7 to 10 years. I guess they easily live twice that.
by admin
Fri Dec 22, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: In The News And On The Net
Topic: Classic From The Escanaba Press
Replies: 2
Views: 835

Re: Classic From The Escanaba Press

A remarkable article. Thank you for adding to the history of the rugged early settlers at Fairport, Mi.
by admin
Tue Jun 06, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: In The News And On The Net
Topic: Fishing Legacy Lies at Bottom of Betsie Bay
Replies: 0
Views: 1392

Fishing Legacy Lies at Bottom of Betsie Bay

The tale of a faithful ship and the “Good Will” of a community Read the entire article here http://betsiecurrent.com/index.php/fishing-legacy-lies-bottom-betsie-bay/ Fishing Legacy Lies at Bottom of Betsie Bay jaworski-Good-Will-leland.jpg “If only those weathered old timbers could talk” people oft...
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Thu May 04, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Author seeks stories for next book "Breakers Across the Bow"
Replies: 4
Views: 1286

Re: Author seeks stories for next book "Breakers Across the Bow"

I sent you an email. I thought I should tell you in case your email puts it in the spam folder or something like that.
by admin
Tue May 02, 2017 8:07 am
Forum: Photos
Topic: Fish Tugs Of The Green Bay Waters.
Replies: 8
Views: 3468

Re: Fish Tugs Of The Green Bay Waters.

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The Casey Bros. a Marinette 35 from the Green Bay Waters. http://www.fishtug.com/forums/
by admin
Tue May 02, 2017 6:54 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Please Repeat And Verify What I Thought You Said Captain?
Replies: 0
Views: 1022

Please Repeat And Verify What I Thought You Said Captain?

The year was 1987 or possibly 1988. I relate this story because although I've made thousands of trips to the nets and back this was a unique day. I don't know why this one is still so vivid other than, as I said, it was unusual. We were on the Chub nets in February with a stiff wind fron the North o...
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Tue May 02, 2017 5:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need Help Finding Old Family Fish Tug
Replies: 2
Views: 1055

Re: Need Help Finding Old Family Fish Tug

My brother and I talked about your question and we may know enough to give you some answers. I won't do that just yet because I would hate to give you misinformation. I need to verify what we both think is the current location of the Jerry W. I'm not sure how much background you have on these Great ...
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Tue May 02, 2017 5:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Author seeks stories for next book "Breakers Across the Bow"
Replies: 4
Views: 1286

Re: Author seeks stories for next book "Breakers Across the Bow"

That sounds very interesting. Feel free to use anything on the site that you might like to use. We are planning a visit to an old friend's (Philly Anderson's) shortly and expect to interview him. He has many tales of his life on the lake and said he's willing to share them with us. His knowledge on ...