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8/16/21 @ 7:28 AM
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markrazzy
USER SINCE 6/23/09

Sorry to hear that you're getting out of the kayak game, JDT! Best of luck selling it. 

My last couple years have pretty much consisted of fishing Salmon-a-rama and getting out a couple other times. Salmon-a-rama was pretty tough this year with all the warm water, but things have completely changed now with all the storms and W/SE winds we had. I beach launched in 47 degree surface water Saturday morning and finally got my 30 lber out in 60 fow. It hit a 3 color LC setup with a spoon around 5am. I'd upgrade the gear for the fall run that is quickly approaching! 

8/15/21 @ 2:32 PM
JDT
USER SINCE 6/7/14

I just posted my fully rigged, and I mean fully rigged for Great Lakes Salmon, Native Mariner Pedal Drive on Facebook Market Place.  It is ready to put in the water and catch fish.  I am retiring from kayak fishing after putting my last two lakers in the boat last week on Superior. 

8/27/20 @ 9:34 PM
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jaybeeturtle
USER SINCE 3/17/06

22 inch male smallie released

8/26/20 @ 9:02 AM
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Kayak Fisher
Kayak Fisher
MEMBER SINCE 6/4/08

Tried this morning, not much going on by the north gap.  Lots of water moving around and debris.  Had one on the day before.  Lots of boats for a Wednesday morning.  I left by 6:30..... work

7/20/20 @ 11:26 AM
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markrazzy
USER SINCE 6/23/09

Attempted to fish Salmon-a-rama for the past 9 days. I had a few days where I could get out all day, otherwise I was at the mercy of daycare dropoffs and pickups. Ah, such is life. But better than having to skip SAR like last year.

Anyways, I had my best action on the first Saturday (23 lb king at sunset on flasher fly in 90 fow) and then on Monday (17 lb king in 125 fow, 9 lb steely in 200 fow - not a typo). Following that, we were at the mercy of wind, waves and weather. I fished when I could in those conditions, but kayak control while fighting the few hookups I had was tough. The best water seemed to be in that 110-120 fow for me, but I only ended up catching 8 total fish and lost about that. More tangles than I ever had - probably a combination of rust and conditions. I only caught 2 fish on flasher/fly, but they were my 2 biggest. 

My 23.78 lb king managed to hold on for 1st. Congrats to the other guys who placed - Zach managed to place 2nd for the 2nd year in a row. That'll probably be it for me this summer king season. I might get a trip or two out for fall kings, we'll see how it's going. Tight lines to everyone else!

Special thanks to the organizers who kept the kayak division going behind the scenes as well as Vibe Kayaks for donating the grand prize!

7/9/20 @ 10:31 AM
x1o4gboi
USER SINCE 2/28/16

Facebook groups are probably where you'll get the most interest or conversations.

Try great lakes kayak anglers

There are others


7/9/20 @ 9:25 AM
JDT
USER SINCE 6/7/14

Clearly there is not a lot of communication happening here as in the past.  As I am preparing for salmonarama,(not sure if it is really happening or not), I am contemplating selling my native, pedal kayak fully outfitted, rods, tackle, reels, sideview gps locator, dry suit and after a few very good years, hanging it up. Selling the whole package for between 3 and 4 K.   Getting too old pedal all those miles.  Is there a diferent forum everyone is using now to communicate? And is there still a market for used stuff like this?


5/23/20 @ 10:36 PM
Robbollio
Robbollio
USER SINCE 10/17/04

Way to go Mark! Good to see you out and slaying them!

5/23/20 @ 8:57 PM
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markrazzy
USER SINCE 6/23/09

Kings are showing up and they're big! Got out for my first trip in almost a year this morning. Played frogger with the boats in the fog. Had a good sunrise bite with 3 fish on in 20 minutes. Lost the first 2, landed my last, with a new PB 40.5", 28.2 lb king. Couldn't figure things out after the sun came up. The big one hit a flasher fly. Had my luck working the dirty to clean water transition. Tight lines this year!

5/8/20 @ 7:30 AM
Capt Rick
USER SINCE 5/27/11

I was thinking of have a trout salmon tourny series on lake Mich. Star in the south and working my way north. I am asking if any of you would be interested?  I would like to have 1 month, at different ports. This would start in 2021 as i need to get places and enough people interested. The other input from you would you prefer a catch photo release or weigh in. 

   Here is my thought, with weigh you would have a limit of your 5. And cpr would be as many as you catch for total length. 

Yes safety will be a concern for all and if there needs to be a cancellation, would you like to say wait one day and see if it is better, or throw names in the hat for prizes? 

And what day would you like the tourney to be on, Friday, Saturday or Sunday.                 Again i am asking these questions to get your in put to make it the way you would prefer. I would also like ports or places you would like to have this at. Some times those small out of the way places can be great.

I will appreciate any and all comments from you. And please at least have your real name at the bottom of your note to me so i can respond to you with  respect.

Thanks Capt. Rick

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