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by whitecap
Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Chat with Andy LaFond Sr.
Replies: 1
Views: 181

A Chat with Andy LaFond Sr.

Over the last month, we here at Fishtug.com were lucky enough to be invited out to interview one of Lake Michigan's most noted fishermen, Andy LaFond Sr. He started working on his father Leland's boat out of Milwaukee at a young age ,some 60 + years ago. They moved their operation to Algoma Wi. in t...
by whitecap
Sat Sep 02, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: In The News And On The Net
Topic: Fish Tug Nets Missile.
Replies: 6
Views: 1430

Re: Fish Tug Nets Missile.

Here is a few more snapshots i took of the wreckage
Drone forward cockpit.jpg
Unusual drone aircraft pulled from Lake Michigan
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Drone wreckage
Women Frantically  Searches Drone Wreckage.jpg
Women Frantically Searches Drone Wreckage for Tiny pilot and Crew !!
by whitecap
Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: Photos
Topic: My Fishing Photo Album - Lake Michigan
Replies: 24
Views: 9450

Re: My Fishing Photo Album - Lake Michigan

A recent photo I shot of the amicable Charles "Charlie" Nylund and myself after our conversation on all things Fishing
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Veteran Fishermen Charlie Nylund and Whitey Anschutz.Combined fishing experience - 104 Years !
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by whitecap
Thu Jun 15, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Talk with Charlie Nylund
Replies: 2
Views: 827

Re: A Talk with Charlie Nylund

Nice.
by whitecap
Tue Jun 13, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Talk with Charlie Nylund
Replies: 2
Views: 827

A Talk with Charlie Nylund

We were lucky enough here at Fishtug.com to get a sit down with another "Great" Geat Lakes fisherman recently. A 62 Year Veteran to commercial fishing the upper Great Lakes. Charles "Charlie" Nylund well versed in trap and gillnetting was a amiable and welcoming host. When his gr...
by whitecap
Sun May 28, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: Photos
Topic: My Fishing Photo Album - Lake Michigan
Replies: 24
Views: 9450

Re: My Fishing Photo Album - Lake Michigan

I like this picture I took on April 14,2017 aboard Voight's Faith II as we neared the buoy and prepared to lift a gang of Whitrfish nets. The northern tip of the Door County penninsula and imfamous Death's Door passage way can be seen just above the boat and on the horizon. The Faith II nears the bu...
by whitecap
Fri May 19, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Photos
Topic: My Fishing Photo Album - Lake Michigan
Replies: 24
Views: 9450

Re: My Fishing Photo Album - Lake Michigan

Here's a shot snapped a few years back in October. Out of fish totes,so you make a pen.There was a couple tons of fish at the end of the day !
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Apache October Whitefish.
by whitecap
Fri May 12, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pleased To Announce (PAC) Phillip Anderson Collection
Replies: 1
Views: 432

Pleased To Announce (PAC) Phillip Anderson Collection

We were fortunate to be invited to the home of one the Great Lakes most Respected members of of the Commercial Fishing community . His career spans six decades and his family ties numerous generations to the lakes. He has owned at least 15 Fish Tugs. Yes I said 15 ! The majority of them Burger built...
by whitecap
Fri May 12, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: In The News And On The Net
Topic: Searcher Sinking Follow Up December, 1985
Replies: 2
Views: 693

Re: Searcher Sinking Follow Up December, 1985

Below is a picture of the fishtug Searcher. The photo is part of the (PAC) Phil Anderson Collection which he graciously borrowed Fishtug.com
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Fishtug Searcher courtesy of Phillip Anderson
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by whitecap
Thu May 04, 2017 12:31 am
Forum: Photos
Topic: My Fishing Photo Album - Lake Michigan
Replies: 24
Views: 9450

Re: My Fishing Photo Album - Lake Michigan

I can't remember I don't even think we had a LORAN back then to mark buoys.Just balls deluxe an a little common sense. I do remember dad saying the crew at the fish plant in Cedar River Michigan was in awe of the beast. And that crew sees a lot of fish.