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by upfish
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Great Lakes research vessels
Replies: 2
Views: 298

Re: Great Lakes research vessels

The last time i saw that boat, it was pulled out at kobasic marine in escanaba mi, Quite possible it is still there.
by upfish
Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: winter 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 743

winter 2018

fishing has slowed down on the northern part of lake michigan, we have had heavy ice in fairport for the last few weeks, with only one tug fishing there it has been a chore just to reach open water. took us 3 hrs tuesday to make it through 1 mile of shove ice east of fairport, as far as i know, all ...
by upfish
Sat Dec 16, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: In The News And On The Net
Topic: Classic From The Escanaba Press
Replies: 2
Views: 1263

Re: Classic From The Escanaba Press

This article was from 1912, george was my great grandpa, his grandpa started fishing on st. martins island in the early part of the 1800's and they moved to the mainland around the 1850's moving atleast 3 houses across the ice with them, some still stand in fairport to this day.
by upfish
Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: Photos
Topic: Fish Tugs Of Unknown Origin (Help If You Can)
Replies: 5
Views: 2299

Re: Fish Tugs Of Unknown Origin (Help If You Can)

The Debbie D is in fairport, its a 40x11 burger built in 1945 for herman frietag of kenosha, originaly named JOEL, it went to lake superior in the 60's then it was down in ludington mi in the late 70's through early 80's owned by tribal fisherman bob peterson, he sold it to todd preseau cheyboygan m...