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Friday
Apr082011

Late ice giants!!!

We are starting to wind down the ice fishing season after a long winter here is Sunset Country.  Fortunately this brings some of the best fishing of the entire season.  Here are samples of some of the fish we have been catching this past week.  I anticipate a few more trips before calling it a year! 

A big walleye from a small lake last week.   

Kalan "Slab Daddy" Wagner  with a big crappie   

Dean Howard with a jumbo pike

Friday
Apr012011

Sunset Country TV Program

My buddy Jay Samsal and I were in front of the cameras for the guys that film the program REAL OUTDOORS ONTARIO earlier this winter.  We filmed the whole show in an afternoon on Lake of the Woods.  Watch us land a big lake trout, a GIANT pike and a few walleyes. 

http://www.realoutdoors.com/shows2011/lwice/lwice.html

Friday
Apr012011

Radio Interview - Chauncey's Great Outdoors 

Check out this interview with Chauncey's Great Outdoors (ESPN Chicago) that I did recently.  My interview begins at around the 16:25 minute mark and goes for 11 or 12 minutes.  We talk about fishing, hunting and tournaments in Sunset Country. 

http://espn.go.com/espnradio/player?rd=1#/podcenter/?callsign=WMVPAM&autoplay=1&id=6236157

 

Wednesday
Mar302011

Still ice fishing in Sunset Country

Cool weather over the past week or so has kept the ice in relatively good shape.  I have been spending to much time fishing and have been neglecting keeping my website up and posting new pictures...

Here are some photos from the past week and a half or so.

A nice crappie from a new little lake that my buddy Dave Bennett scouted out.  It is a snowmobile-access only lake and the fishing was excellent.  It's always fun to fish new places. 

My friend Dean Howard with a big walleye from the same little crappie lake.  We didn't catch many, but we did manage to find a couple of big fish. 

Pulling my Frabill Predator shelter behind my snowmobile to access some back lakes in Sunset Country

Some tip-ups and ciscos - the top option for catching big pike late in the ice season.  It's getting to be that time of year! 

Bryan Gustafson gets ready to put some tip-ups down on an exploratory mission for pike yesterday.  We did catch some fish, check back later for some big pike photos.  I'm still ice fishing for the next week or two as long as ice conditions stay good.  -Gussy

Friday
Mar182011

March 17, 2011 - Great day on the ice

I had a guide trip today with a crew of guys from Alexandria, Minnesota.  We spent the day fishing for a  variety of species and had some good luck.  The weather was fantastic early in the day and then turned nasty in the evening but we stuck it out until dark and were rewarded. 

We started out the day fishing crappies and caught some nice ones.

Some nice lake trout caught on a number of different baits

Walleye

Pike

We even caught a smallmouth while we were walleye fishing.  One of the guys caught a really nice whitefish as well and we missed getting a picture of it. 

Lake of the Woods = Lake of options!