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walleyejt1
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9/2/14 11:43 PM CST
measure the spacing on your truck...it will pull better also

Ice'n Tibs
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9/2/14 4:50 PM CST
Sorry for the timing on this post, but I have an ice shanty design issue.

Does anyone know what the minimum and maximum spacing on the bridges used by West Shore Club is?

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8/17/14 5:43 PM CST
Got an update from Ryan Koenigs. See the attached chart he provided. The chart shows the number of applicants and tag winners by the number of preference they had. It must add a preference point before the drawing (as stated by MuskieHunter930 as well).

It looks like 63 spearers (out of 537) had 5pts going into the 2015 drawing, and they didn't get a tag. It might be possible that some of them entered the drawing as part of group with spearers with less than 5pts. In which case they wouldn't get a tag (like the 8 people who had 6pts and the 2 people who had 7pts before the drawing and they didn't get tags)

If I'm reading the chart correctly for the 2016 season, there will be at least 427 tags left for the spearers going into the drawing with 5 preference points (there could be a possible 643 applicants for the 2016 season with 5 points). But who knows if a number of people with points already forgot or didn't apply for a tag in 2015. They wouldn't lose their points for not applying for 1 year.

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8/17/14 9:18 AM CST
@ OB.3 (and others asking about the URL drawing)

back on 3/7/2014 I had posted the information on drawing a tag for URL that I got in email from Ryan Koenigs. Take a look if you want to see the chart. Part of the email from Ryan stated the following:

"So looking ahead to 2015 season, applicants will need at least 5 preference points to draw a permit, but not all applicants with 5 will receive a permit."

I've just emailed Ryan to see if he could provide an updated chart with the 2015 numbers. I'm going to guess that somewhere around 150+ applicants had 5 points going into the 2015 drawing and they didn't get a tag. So for 2016, if you've got 6pts, you'll get a tag. For 2016, there might be about 800+ spearers going into the drawing with 5pts however. Meaning that 350 of them will get a tag and 450 will not. This is just my guess. I'll post a reply if/once I get one from Ryan.

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8/13/14 9:06 PM CST
Looks like the Muskie/Musky Hunters will be hunting some upriver girls!

I had five prior to this year and with this application year it was put in for six. I checked last week on the DNR website and it stated six points, no permit awarded, so they added the point for this year as well prior to the "drawing". I must have checked right before the drawing. Just got the fee paid and the permit is on its way. Big Smile

I heard of others in the same year class as I, who did not get it so the drawing isn't just alphabetical I guess. Worried

drslyr4
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8/13/14 9:00 PM CST
Wife and I both got ours in the mail. up river here we come! 6 points

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witty9601
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8/13/14 6:23 PM CST
Give it one more day. My cousin got his today and I got mine yesterday with 6 points. It still says no under DNR website.

OB.3
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8/13/14 3:39 PM CST
I have 6 now, 5 going in and didn't get it, looks like next year for me Wondering

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8/13/14 3:20 PM CST
You should be good next year. I had 5 points going in when I applied this year.

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8/13/14 1:38 PM CST
how many points it take you guys? i missed out with 5 and now i have 6. maybe next year?

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8/13/14 12:23 PM CST
Me too!

MuskieHunter930
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8/13/14 10:10 AM CST
Upriver, here I come! Big Smile

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7/13/14 7:44 AM CST
August 1st deadline for upriver permit apps.

I've got five points and this year will be my sixth. Any year now?

Tight Lines. Stay Dry.

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3/25/14 7:05 AM CST
With the season over, and a long time to wait for the next one, some of you mite get alittle stir crazy. I think I found something that mite help. It's a book called People of the Sturgeon Wisconsins love affair with an ancient fish. I've never speared before but I've always been in aw of them. This book has a complete history of sturgeon in the winnabago chain and for those of you that can't read, there's plenty of pics, HaHa. I. would say if you don't already have it get it! Hell, some of you are most likely in it, or know some one that is.:-)

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3/14/14 10:03 PM CST
I can believe that regalt45. Unfortunately alot of spears out there dont fly straight.A big reason for missed fish.Sorry to hear that.Big believer in test throwing your spears,especially ones that are new or arent proven.For me it's a confidence thing, perfection, but I'm a freak about all my gear.We learned alot when we started video recording throws.You can easily see if they steer and glide one way and need to be tweaked.Also not a big fan of two piece handles for alignment reasons,may change every time its put back together.Off season storage is another factor.Always hang them from their eye hooks, gravity is your friend, not leaning against the basement wall,the shafts may arch over time and if bumped hard enough head alignment will be off.Always seems to be the little things that can make or break your season.

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