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Whistling Gull
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4/18/15 1:18 PM CST
Happy Birthday Bobber Down Guide Service!

Vacations over back to the office for you Jeff … lol

PS you probably won’t want me in your graphics department, I still can’t Photoshop the fish stick boxes out of that last pic you sent me.

C U on da water WG

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4/18/15 11:15 AM CST
Don't know why this was not posted yet. Bag limit per DNR.

http://dnr.wi.gov/news/releases/article/?id=3560

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4/18/15 10:14 AM CST
I should have a clarification on the Trude/TFF bag limit, fish transport question in the next day or two.


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4/18/15 5:52 AM CST
I heard the same on the Turtle, 3 fish no size limit

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4/17/15 10:58 AM CST
one more thing about bag limits... if, as proposed, bag limits for walleye, for example, is 3... you cannot have/transport more than 3 while on a 3 bag limit lake

too bad about winter hanging on like that and messing with your program Tom, that had to be a nice fund raiser for the association, plus a nice way to meet some folks!

yes, our group will be staying at Scott & Kathy's FV2 on lake Bastine the 2nd week of May... already counting the days!

tight lines back atcha Tom!

EDIT: Fish Biologist, according to what I got from the DNR, the new regs should be published soon... that's all I have

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4/17/15 10:55 AM CST
Does anyone have a link to what the TFF walleye regulations will be for sure? I searched the internet and WDNR website and have found many different answers.

Thank you,

FB

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4/17/15 10:21 AM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 51° - 55° F Water Temp: 40° - 45° F
boB,

Just trying to make sure TFF visitors have a good experience. Don't want to have anyone getting a citation (by mistake)from the DNR for over-bagging, plus I know most of the DNR guys so it's easy to call them.

The Lake Association has not been offering shuttle rides to Springstead landing the last 4-5 years. There were a couple of years with poor weather on opening day (which kept crowds down) and with really late ice the last 2 years we haven't even thought about it.

Are you & the boys making your usual trip up here this spring ??

Tight Lines,

Tom502

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4/16/15 6:23 PM CST
as usual, Tom502 is out there helping out...

Will you be offering rides again for opening weekend?

I also asked about ger's question, used the DNR's "contact us" to email the following:

"Have a question regarding bag limits on the Turtle Flambeau Flowage and Trude Lake. Not sure if fish caught in Trude Lake and the TFF are to be combined or separate when counted towards your daily bag limit? Asking because of the new bridge/channel access to Trude Lake. "

---got a response from:

Karl J. Scheidegger Fisheries biologist - Outreach and Marketing Fisheries Management Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

"According to the latest bag limit information (likely to be published within the next week), Trude Lake and the Turtle Flambeau Flowage have separate entries.

Consequently, the bag limit would not be combined."

........so, for this year at least, they are separate

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4/16/15 12:57 PM CST
Tom502 thank you for doing that. I'm very curious how it will work out.

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ger,

Good question. I have a call in to Zach Lawson, the local WI-DNR Fish Biologist, to ask what the answer is. Will post more when I hear back from Zach.

Tight Lines,

Tom502

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Question for you guys. With the new bridge/channel that goes thru to trude lake do they still have separate bag limits or did they combined the total with the turtle. Thanks ger

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Whistling Gull I have an opening in my graphics dept. can I get you an application?

Took an overdue family vacation over Easter to the Florida Keys. We drove down (looong drive) camped and rented a boat for 6 days. The fishing was fantastic, if you go buy a more comprehensive fish ID book then we had, we caught a lot of strange fish we couldn't identify and released. We did eat fish every day that were on our ID chart. The highlight of the fishing and the eating were the tuna. Met an 80 year old guy from Michigan at the fish cleaning station who cleaned the first tuna we caught he put it in his cooler and insisted we come to his RV for dinner, the tuna he prepared was the best fish I have ever eaten. Connection to the TFF? Looking for a family vacation without a 32 hour drive? Great fishing, camping, lodging, boat rentals, all day on the water with family no video games sometimes poor cell phone reception or a good excuse to say your phone didn't work, the TFF!

Comments on previous posts:

Consistent 3 walleye bag limit, would really welcome that! Fish managers have used the sliding scale bag limit to regulate the overall harvest. A lot of people would agree that has been on the conservative side, especially on bodies of water with good natural reproduction or in the case of the TFF great natural reproduction. Slot limit, I like the no min. size limit on the flowage I personally don't see a need to keep fish over 18" it is a nice option however when ice fishing, don't know what the mortality rate is on fish with swallowed # 8 treble hooks.

Looking forward to May 2nd.

Jeff


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Ice went out of the Lake Bastine area on April 11, 2015 and out of the Sportsmens Landing/Donners Bay area on April 12, 2015.

There were pelicans in Lake Bastine on the morning of April 11,2015 and a loon later in the afternoon.

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Seems like winter lasts forever when you live in northern Wisconsin, with that said got the boat ready to go and now the wait till the opener seems longer, glad to see the DNR make changes to the regulations up here on the walleyes. With next weeks forecast of upper 50's to mid 60's all the lakes should be open by next weekend, tight lines to all and have a safe opener.

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4/9/15 8:44 PM CST
How is the ice?

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