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Fish: Black Bullhead

Did you feel it

Post By: skiman      Posted: 8/14/2014 7:08:49 AM     Points: 2033    
I walk to work and I was wondering if anyone else felt that little nip of Fall I the air on Monday morning?

I know, I know...it's still summer, but I most certainly felt Fall. The air smelled and felt different...maybe it was the Super Moon or that I didn't get enough sleep the night before, but my thoughts turned to hard water and ice fishing!

It won't be long now, I've started checking my gear! Come on ice!

Good Fishing!

Ski


 Reply by: anglerwannabe      Posted: 8/14/2014 7:16:46 AM     Points: 50477    
Ski - it was definately a figment of youe imagination. And please stop spreading rumors of ice. ice is bad. All you're going to do is get people like IFF, Fargingicehole and Kev-o all fired up and nowhere to go. :)


Jim
 Reply by: IceFishingFool      Posted: 8/14/2014 9:26:07 AM     Points: 8544    
Of course I felt it. And yup, 4 months to ice on baby ! Just hoping its not like the heat wave like 2002.
 Reply by: FishingApex      Posted: 8/14/2014 9:45:09 AM     Points: 8005    
C'mon angler, it wont be that bad. Besides the faster the ice gets here the faster next open water season will come for all the warm weather guys out there.

C'mon ICE. Lol
 Reply by: Kev-o      Posted: 8/14/2014 12:45:06 PM     Points: 53607    
Did someone say ice?
 Reply by: fargingicehole      Posted: 8/14/2014 1:55:55 PM     Points: 24765    
Yeah, I heard it too, Kev-o! Hey anglerwannabe, don't get me started on ice fishing... I'm enjoying the pontoon right now! But some cooler weather would be nice! I think I'll take the ice rod on the toon and vertical fish for some perch!
 Reply by: anglerwannabe      Posted: 8/14/2014 2:38:23 PM     Points: 50477    
Apex, Kev and Farging - you guys cut it out!
Athough, Farging, catching the perch on your ice rod with the toon would be fun.
Ski - see what you started you should be ashamed of yourself. ugh
 Reply by: fishingfreak      Posted: 8/14/2014 2:55:12 PM     Points: 780    
yeah Ice! So cant wait for it!
 Reply by: Jigs4Pigs      Posted: 8/14/2014 3:54:40 PM     Points: 63    
I've had the ice rod in the yak a few times but haven't busted her out yet. Anyone have a freezer big enough we could freeze some lake water. Drill a hole and float out to a good spot :)
 Reply by: OldMikkDale      Posted: 8/14/2014 4:36:14 PM     Points: 1693    
Maybe skiman had a nip or 2 or 3 out of a bottle.
 Reply by: skiman      Posted: 8/14/2014 6:03:02 PM     Points: 2033    
Wow...Black Bullhead? Maybe that wasn't plain orange juice?
(Come on ice!) Good Fishing!
Ski
 Reply by: esoxrocks      Posted: 8/14/2014 8:17:54 PM     Points: 2486    
So I'm not the only guy who always gets that "fall is coming" sign every year midway through August (or so). Every year about this time I come in off the deck and announce that fall is on the way because of the chill and/or smell in the air... and every year the wife tells me that I say that about this time every year.

Absolutely love fall... but winter is for skiing and boarding...not sitting around a hole drilled in the water. Just a little too sedentary for me. Blame it on the ADD (heh).
 Reply by: anglerwannabe      Posted: 8/14/2014 8:19:35 PM     Points: 50477    
whew, esox you had me worried there for a little bit!
 Reply by: esoxrocks      Posted: 8/14/2014 8:25:35 PM     Points: 2486    
Ha, ha ... I didn't notice the alternate interpretation. Doh...
 Reply by: IceFishingFool      Posted: 8/14/2014 8:31:31 PM     Points: 8544    
Actually I did notice 5 leaves on the Mountain Ash tree have turned yellow 8-)
 Reply by: anglerwannabe      Posted: 8/14/2014 8:51:38 PM     Points: 50477    
You're killing me BUD!!!

Actually I would love the days to dip to low to upper 50's and night to hit mid 30's to low 40's.
 Reply by: FishingApex      Posted: 8/14/2014 9:23:10 PM     Points: 8005    
I actually had to turn my heat on the other morning just to knock the chill off in my truck.
 Reply by: oley      Posted: 8/14/2014 10:25:42 PM     Points: 50    
That's what coffee is for, not the heater... It's getting time for fishing Dillon all night in my tube or my yak...
 Reply by: Bassackwards      Posted: 8/15/2014 3:03:02 AM     Points: 1040    
First weekend in November, I will be on the ice.

For now I will begin to enjoy fall bass fishing.....well in about 3-4 weeks anyhow. Still in the dog days of Summer.

This has been a mild Summer so far though.....come on early winter.
 Reply by: Bassackwards      Posted: 8/15/2014 3:04:39 AM     Points: 1040    
While at the lake Wednesday morning, I saw 2 leaves fall off a tree and float past me.....


Just saying
 Reply by: Dangly      Posted: 8/15/2014 4:23:05 AM     Points: 238    
winter sucks.
 Reply by: IceFishingFool      Posted: 8/15/2014 4:28:56 AM     Points: 8544    
Uh huh, 37 degrees this morning at Land of Lakes Wisconsin.
 Reply by: elkinthebag      Posted: 8/15/2014 8:07:11 AM     Points: 2088    
3 months bud it has snowed already at a couple of the lake I visit I am hoping three weeks then no more yard work are gardening.
 Reply by: spicyhombre      Posted: 8/15/2014 10:15:09 AM     Points: 5380    
I think I saw some skim ice this morning
 Reply by: anglerwannabe      Posted: 8/15/2014 9:19:46 PM     Points: 50477    
spicy, iff, elkinthebag ya'll need more sleep because you're hallucinating. Now go to bed and get some rest.

I saw yellow leaves today too, but they were attached to sunflowers.

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