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Vger
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3/26/15 5:06 PM CST
I saw that episode on TV Doc. Looked like you and the TV crew had some good luck. Nice job.

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"TeamG's posts Block This User 3/9/15 10:13 AM CST With the last few years having late ice. Has the walleye population benefitted from this from less fishing and spearing pressure while they are spawning? Or has there not been much impact from the longer winters of the past few years. It is warming up quickly this week and the small rivers and streams are starting to show life already. I hope the ice is out for opening weekend this year up north, it would boost the economy and let more people get out on the water this year."

Not sure if the late ice had an impact on the walley population but I'd think it would. I do know that last Memorial Day Weekend I had some of the best walley fishing of my life. Limited out every day and had great fish fry's. Also caught and released a 26" spawned out female.

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YouTube video of the T.V. show Midwest Outdoors did on the Turtle Flambeau Flowage. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8jEIric7U0&feature=youtu.be


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With the last few years having late ice. Has the walleye population benefitted from this from less fishing and spearing pressure while they are spawning? Or has there not been much impact from the longer winters of the past few years. It is warming up quickly this week and the small rivers and streams are starting to show life already. I hope the ice is out for opening weekend this year up north, it would boost the economy and let more people get out on the water this year.

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Hello ALL!!

If you are in the Milwaukee area for the next 4 days, stop in at the 75th annual Journal Sentinel Sport Show!

I will be in the Mercer booth #623 representing the chamber and the Mercer area.

Stop by and get this years Flowage map, chamber guide and just talk fishing!!

Look forward to seeing you here

Bobby Orr

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3/5/15 7:22 AM CST
TFFA thanks for posting the fish and names I had the name wrong for the person who caught the biggest walleye, Johnny Miller, I think he is about 11 years old he was pretty happy with his fish.

Just checked the weather wind 0.0 temp - 27.6 good day to work inside!


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3/3/15 10:56 PM CST
Below are the results of the Claus Kraetke Memorial Ice Fishing Jamboree:

Walleye 1. Johnny Miller 22 1/4 2. Scott Herbst 21 3/4

3. Scott Herbst 21 3/4

Perch

1. Tom Miller 11 1/8

2. Bryce Frank 10 5/8

3. Dan Koshak 10 1/2

Northern

1. Scott Herbst 27

2. Bryce Frank 21 3/8

3. Scott Herbst 20 1/2

Crappie

1. Dan Koshak 12

2. Andy Heffenbrendl 11 7/8 (won second place following a coin flip with 3rd) (this may not be an accurate spelling on the last name)

3. Bill Schultz 11 7/8

Bass

There were no bass registered.

There was a great turn out for the event. Thank you to all our workers, donors and participants.

Click our signature below to access our website for area information and to order a free TFF map.

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3/3/15 10:01 AM CST
It is great to see Claus is remembered by this tournament. He loved to catch crappies thru the ice. I used to take the river trip when he owned the Midway Bar. The guides were Ed Robinson Ed Beechler and Jim Lynch. What a great group of guys. I hope to make it up for the tournament someday.

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3/3/15 9:41 AM CST
Nice group Jeff. Now lets see some paper from 1000 yds. I know you have them.

58 days until opening day. Really looking forward to getting on the water 5/2.

ps- check your email for some Varget info.

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Nice to hear from you WG!


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3/2/15 2:05 PM CST
lmao WG!

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Jeff, I have to respectfully disagree with you, I don’t think the powder would be an issue.

I can see from your post you’ve got it all wrong, you may be a good fisherman but as a target shooter well…

Here’ my secrete to a perfect score please keep it to yourself:

Shoot the group THEN draw the circle

See you out on the water, AND OF COURSE THANKS FOR ALL THE GREAT POSTS. Big Smile

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FISHING REPORT
3/2/15 9:59 AM CST
Ice Depth: 24" Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 16° - 20° F Water Temp: Below 40° F
Nice turn out for the fisheree this weekend, a thank you to Marvin and Connie at Donner's Bay, this is the second year of having the tourney inside instead of the tent. Worked out great, the morning temp started at -24 but it warmed up fast. The fish were cooperative for a number of fisherman. Young nick had the biggest walleye at 22-1/4" second and third were twin 21-3/4" caught by Scott. I don't remember all the names the TFFA will probably post them. There was a 27" northern lot of nice perch and crappies. I was the fish measurer I didn't ask locations but it sounded like the best walleye fishing was river channels in 18' and a lot of crappies were caught in the 26' range suspended almost half way up. Thanks to everyone who stopped in.

A digression from fishing ,I know there are a lot of viewers with diverse interests. Anyone know where you can get some varget. I got a new barrel on my 1000 yard target rifle and a load dialed in with 43 grains of varget, been all over can't find any. Hoping not to have to start over with a new powder. Amazing that most of the best barrel makers are in Wisconsin: Krieger, Broughton, Bartlein, Obermeyer, Brux, Rock Creek. The one on my target rifle is a Krieger I also have a Rock Creek on a hunting rifle that shoots 1/2 moa. Call or e-mail.


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2/25/15 2:17 PM CST
Any specific areas you would recommend for walleye/perch on the TFF? I will be heading up there tomorrow with a friend of mine. Looking for perch and walleye. Thanks for the help if you are able to provide some.

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February 28, 2015

Claus Kraetke Memorial Ice Fishing Jamboree

This popular ice fishing tournament will be headquartered out of Donner’s Bay Resort on the Turtle Flambeau Flowage from 7am to 4pm. Cash prizes will be given for the largest fish caught in several categories. The entry fee is through the purchase of a raffle ticket. Raffle tickets will be available the day of the event at Donner's Bay Resort.

Hot food, warm & cold beverages and tickets for many raffles will be for sale inside the resort's lodge, located just off of Iron County Hwy FF between Mercer and Butternut at 2974 Hiawatha Road, Butternut, WI 54514. Snowmobile trail #9. For more information call Marvin and Connie, the new owners of the resort, at 715-476-2555. Or email info@turtleflambeauflowage.com.

The long term forecast calls for nice weather. Make plans now to attend this family friendly fun event!

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