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Lake-Link Polls

"Who makes the best pickup trucks?"
November 2007
Total Votes: 1268

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2014 Polls

Apr 2014 Do you plan on going to Canada this year to fish?

2013 Polls

Dec 2013 Do you intend to sturgeon spear this year?
Oct 2013 How often do you wear a life jacket in a boat?
Sep 2013 Should muskie fishing laws be changed to be catch and release only?
Aug 2013 Do you use your mobile phone or tablet to access Lake-Link?
Jun 2013 When jigging for spring walleyes what is your favorite bait?
Apr 2013 Do you think panfish should have size limits?
Mar 2013 Do you use the internet to help plan your next fishing trip?
Feb 2013 How many ice fishing events/outings/jamborees do you attend in a season?
Jan 2013 Who makes the best fish locator for ice fishing?

2012 Polls

Dec 2012 What is your preferred method of ice fishing?
Nov 2012 We know all of you like to fish, but do you also hunt?
Oct 2012 Do you think Fall is the best time to catch trophy fish?
Sep 2012 How many fishing rods do you own?
Aug 2012 Do you still fish for game fish when the water temps are high?
Jul 2012 If you see another angler not complying with the fishing regulations what would you do?
Jun 2012 How many times have you hired a fishing guide or charter?
May 2012 How many different fishing web sites do you visit during a typical week?
Apr 2012 What freshwater fish makes the best tasting fish fry?
Mar 2012 Do you plan on fishing the rivers for the Spring walleye run?
Feb 2012 Where do you purchase your live bait for fishing?
Jan 2012 Are you worried about zebra mussels harming fishing on your favorite lake?

2011 Polls

Dec 2011 Do you use a sonar/flasher for ice fishing?
Nov 2011 Do you plan to ice fish this winter?
Oct 2011 Will you be duck hunting this season?
Sep 2011 Do you use Social Media sites (e.g. Facebook, Twitter) to keep in touch with your fishing buddies or stay up-to-date with outdoor companies/products?
Aug 2011 What kind of smartphone do you own?
Jul 2011 With the dog days of summer setting in, which is your favorite species to target?
Jun 2011 Have gasoline prices affected how often and where you fish?
May 2011 Would you like to see more slot limits on lakes?
Apr 2011 What species will you be targeting for the 2011 fishing season opener?
Mar 2011 Should Political Discussions Be Allowed On Lake-Link?
Feb 2011 Ice Fishing Etiquette: If you see a freshly drilled hole that you did not drill do you fish out of it?
Jan 2011 Ice Fishing Etiquette: What is the closest you should fish to another ice angler or their holes?

2010 Polls

Nov 2010 If you had to pick only one November activity what would it be?
Sep 2010 What is your favorite species to target in the fall?
Aug 2010 We know all of you like to fish, but do you also hunt?
Jun 2010 What most influences your purchase of fishing gear?
Apr 2010 Anglers use cell phones all the time for communication and information. What kind of phone do you use?
Mar 2010 What fishing knot to you primarily use?
Feb 2010 How many sport shows have or will you attend in 2010?
Jan 2010 Do you plan to travel to Canada for a fishing trip in 2010?

2009 Polls

Nov 2009 Do you travel outside your home state to ice fish?
Oct 2009 Do you own a power auger or plan to buy one?
Sep 2009 Do you own or use an underwater camera?
Aug 2009 How much of your outdoor gear do you purchase online?
Jul 2009 What is your favorite summertime bass presentation?
Jun 2009 What state are you from?
May 2009 Who makes the BEST fish locator
Apr 2009 Would you like to see Lake-Link add more species specific forums? Ex. Walleye, Muskie, etc.
Mar 2009 Will (or has) the current economic situation reduced the number of Sport Shows you attend?
Feb 2009 Do you own a ATV/Snowmobile?
Jan 2009 Who makes the BEST quality portable ice shelter?

2008 Polls

Dec 2008 Did you shoot a deer this gun season?
Nov 2008 What is the biggest muskie you ever caught?
Oct 2008 Who will Lake-Linkers be voting for in this years Presidential Election?"
Sep 2008 If you caught a trophy-sized fish what would you do with it?
Aug 2008 What state do you live in?
Jul 2008 How important is a GPS to your fishing?
Jun 2008 What is your favorite summer time live bait?
May 2008 What made the largest impact on your fishing abilities?
Apr 2008 How will gas prices affect your fishing this year?
Mar 2008 Who makes the best underwater camera?
Feb 2008 How do you like the new Lake-Link.
Jan 2008 Who makes the best HAND ice auger?

2007 Polls

Dec 2007 Do you ice fish?
Nov 2007 Who makes the best pickup trucks?
Oct 2007 Who makes the best monofilament fishing line?
Sep 2007 Who makes the best all-around fishing rods?
Aug 2007 What are your favorite months to fish?
Jul 2007 Has the discovery of VHS affected how and where you fish?
Jun 2007 Should the St. Lawrence seaway be closed to ocean vessels to help prevent the further spread of Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia (VHS) fish virus in the Great Lakes basin?
May 2007 What state do you live in?
Apr 2007 Who is your favorite TV fishing show host?
Mar 2007 How would you rate this years ice fishing?
Jan 2007 Who makes the best Tip-ups?

2006 Polls

Dec 2006 Have you purchased any fishing or hunting equipment online?
Nov 2006 Do you plan on buying a new ice shelter this ice fishing season?
Sep 2006 Have the gasoline prices affected your vacation/fishing plans this season?
Aug 2006 How Often Do You Try A New Lure/Bait?
Jun 2006 How do you like the new Lake-Link?
May 2006 Are you taking a fishing trip to Canada this year?
Apr 2006 With the fishing opener right around the corner, what species are you going to mainly target?
Mar 2006 Do you use topographical lake maps to aid you in fishing?
Feb 2006 How many sport shows do you attend a year?
Jan 2006 Will you be attending this years Lake-Link Ice Fishing Jamboree?

2005 Polls

Dec 2005 What do you want for Christmas?
Nov 2005 What is your favorite fish species to fish for through the ice?
Oct 2005 October is here. What is your favorite fall activity?
Sep 2005 What percentage of your fishing/hunting gear do you buy online?
Aug 2005 What brand of fishing net do you own, prefer or are planning to buy?
Jul 2005 What GPS manufacturer do prefer or plan to buy?
Jun 2005 What is your favorite live bait?
May 2005 With various species of fish spawning this time of year, do you feel bed fishing is ethical?
Apr 2005 We know that all of you fish, but do you also hunt?
Mar 2005 What locator do you own or are planning to buy?
Feb 2005 How many fishing related sports shows do you attend per year?
Jan 2005 Who makes the best four stroke boat motors?

2004 Polls

Dec 2004 What is your favorite fish to target through the ice?
Nov 2004 How would you rate this years open water fishing season?
Oct 2004 Who will Lake-Linkers be voting for in this years Presidential Election?
Sep 2004 What is your most productive depth to fish in the fall?
Aug 2004 With the popularity of the internet, do you still read/subscribe to fishing magazines?
Jul 2004 What is your favorite months to fish?
Jun 2004 How often do you practice catch and release?
May 2004 How many fishing rods do you own?
Apr 2004 Do you use a GPS to aid your fishing?
Mar 2004 How would you rate the fisheries management in your state?
Feb 2004 What brand of ice fishing locator/flasher do you own (or would prefer to buy)?
Jan 2004 What brand of portable ice shelter do you own (or would prefer to buy)?

2003 Polls

Dec 2003 What is your favorite source for outdoor information?
Nov 2003 Where to you primarialy purchase your fishing tackle?
Oct 2003 For the month of October, traditionally what is your favorite fish to target?
Sep 2003 Studies conducted over the past 20 years show the reasons why people say they fish are 35% fish for relaxation, 33% to be with family and friends, 13% to be close to nature, 7% for the sport of it, 5% for food and 3% to catch trophy fish.

How do you and other Lake-Linkers stack up to those numbers?
Aug 2003 What is your favorite "Super Line"
Jul 2003 Are slot limits successful tools for managing fisheries?
Jun 2003 What is your favorite live bait for summertime fishing?
May 2003 In your opinion, what is the best tasting freshwater fish?
Apr 2003 What type of body of water do you prefer to fish?
Mar 2003 Have you or will you be purchasing a boat in the last/next 6 months?
Feb 2003 How many sport shows do you attend a year?
Jan 2003 What is your favorite brand of power auger?

2002 Polls

Dec 2002 Do you ice fish?
Nov 2002 Do you plan on attending Lake-Link.com's Ice Fishing Jamboree?
Oct 2002 What is your favorite Fall pastime?
Sep 2002 How do you like the new Lake-Link.com?
Aug 2002 What type of outboard motor do you own? If you do not own one which brand would you purchase?
Jul 2002 How often do you visit Lake-Link.com?
Jun 2002 Is CWD going to stop you from hunting this fall?
May 2002 How often do you fish the great lakes?
Apr 2002 What type of fish are you planning to target on opening fishing weekend?
Mar 2002 When walleye fishing, what is your favorite lure/bait presentation?
Feb 2002 When planning a fishing vacation, in what price range would you be willing to spend per person?
Jan 2002 How large of an ice shelter do you own or planning to buy?
Jan 2002 What type of ATV do you prefer?

2001 Polls

Dec 2001 What brand of ice shelter do you own?
Nov 2001 Truck/SUV Owners: What kind of truck or SUV do you own?
Oct 2001 What is your favorite Fall activity?
Sep 2001 Would you like to see an online store on Lake-Link.com offering discounts on fishing gear?
Aug 2001 How did you originally find out about Lake-Link.com?
Jul 2001 What is the best hull material?
Jun 2001 How much do you spend on fishing related equipment annually?
May 2001 Who makes the best 4-Stroke outboard engine?
Apr 2001 Who makes the best all around aluminum fishing boat?
Mar 2001 Should the Governor's Office have the power to appoint the secretary of the Department of Natural Resources?
Feb 2001 What best describes your approach to fishing?
Jan 2001 What is your favorite tip up?

2000 Polls

Dec 2000 Now that ice fishing is here (or should we say "hard water fishing")... what is the best power ice auger?
Oct 2000 Who do Lake-Linkers want for the next President?
Oct 2000 What is your favorite brand of outboard boat motor?
Sep 2000 What is your favorite brand of fishing reel?
Aug 2000 Should a login system be used for the Fishing Report Board and Message Board to help keep out vulgar and improper postings on Lake-Link?
Jul 2000 Should Muskies be catch & release only?
Jun 2000 Should there be a slot size on Walleyes?
May 2000 What is your favorite game fish?
Apr 2000 Should jetski's be legal on lakes less than 300 acres?
Mar 2000 Would you like to see a general Message Board on Lake-Link in order to keep the Fishing Report Board just for fishing reports?

1999 Polls

Dec 1999 What is your favorite locator for ice fishing?
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