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by Points North
Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: In The News And On The Net
Topic: Classic From The Escanaba Press
Replies: 1
Views: 19

Classic From The Escanaba Press

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by Points North
Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting Chub Data From Northern Lake Michigan
Replies: 0
Views: 24

Interesting Chub Data From Northern Lake Michigan

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by Points North
Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fishtug capability in heavy seas
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Re: Fishtug capability in heavy seas

You're welcome. It was a good question that made me think. How do you explain how you know a vessel is seaworthy?
by Points North
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fishtug capability in heavy seas
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Re: Fishtug capability in heavy seas

That should be a tug that can handle pretty much any waether. The length at 46ft is ideal in heavy seas. The Coast Guard (Great Lakes) built their rough weather rescue craft at 48ft. Their naval engineers based it on equations of wave height, pitch and distance between peaks. That would put your len...
by Points North
Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Videos of Great Lakes Commercial Fishing
Topic: Check Here For Updates On Documentary
Replies: 6
Views: 678

Re: Check Here For Updates On Documentary

Philly, Charlie and Andy now all have first edition copies of the DVD. I have posted some on eBay for sale now that the three stars have their copies. I just didn't want a bunch of people seeing it before they did. Anyway! Here's a link to the eBay page if anybody is interested in buying one or more...
by Points North
Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: Videos of Great Lakes Commercial Fishing
Topic: Check Here For Updates On Documentary
Replies: 6
Views: 678

Re: Check Here For Updates On Documentary

A link to a page dedicated to the documentary. Give it a few seconds for the header to load. You'll see a photo at first but the video header will load quickly. http://www.fishtug.com/legendsofthelakes/
by Points North
Mon Oct 02, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: Videos of Great Lakes Commercial Fishing
Topic: Check Here For Updates On Documentary
Replies: 6
Views: 678

Re: Check Here For Updates On Documentary

We are scheduled to appear at the State Of Lake Michigan Conference at the Hyatt Conference Center's Grand Ballroom in Green Bay,Wi. on Nov,8, 2017. We will do a 20 minute or so screening of Legends Of The Lakes and then comment and take questions. Charlie Nylund, Andy La Fond and Phillip "Phi...
by Points North
Tue Sep 26, 2017 4:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Chat with Andy LaFond Sr.
Replies: 1
Views: 206

Re: A Chat with Andy LaFond Sr.

He is indeed a most entertaining gentleman. I love the segment where he calls out the captains on "Deadliest Catch" He pretty much calls them wussies and says he'd come up there and do their jobs for them. Classic Andy right here.
by Points North
Mon Sep 04, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: Videos of Great Lakes Commercial Fishing
Topic: Check Here For Updates On Documentary
Replies: 6
Views: 678

Re: Check Here For Updates On Documentary

Here's a segment from Legends Of The Lakes.

by Points North
Mon Sep 04, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: Photos
Topic: Great Lakes Fish Tugs From Our Gallery
Replies: 3
Views: 253

Re: Great Lakes Fish Tugs From Our Gallery

http://www.fishtug.com/forums/gallery/image/561/medium?sid=dd35bacea9a6ece31a5c44906e3cf335 The 55x14 Burger built Spirit on a Lake Superior run near Big Traverse Bay,Michigan. http://www.fishtug.com/forums/gallery/image/560/medium?sid=dd35bacea9a6ece31a5c44906e3cf335 Fishermen of the Keweenaw Peni...