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Officially launching my You-Tube channel
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I am really going to put some effort with vlogging in the upcoming seasons… starting with the first trip ice fishing and thru ice -out.Having a blast getting used to the software.Check it out……Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Slip Sinker 34 minutes ago.

2018.Fall Cold-Water Period Strategies
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Cold-Water Period is here for many of us… for B.Gill I consider 49° and below till Hard-Water Period. What are your successes for fishing this period? What are your disappointments is there room for…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Slip Sinker Nov 5.

Hunter's Moon today! Who's fishing and what's the plan?
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Slip Sinker commented on Zack Thomasson's group bluegill fly tying
"Tying the "Mousie" Tipping Fly (Take #2)  (issues with sound and music(copyright) so we redo!) One of my favorite flys for under the slip float... very easy tie!... unbelievably productive!... a learning experience!... getting it down…"
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Slip Sinker replied to Slip Sinker's discussion Officially launching my You-Tube channel
"Tying the "Mousie" Tipping Fly (Take #2)  (issues with sound and music(copyright) so we redo!) One of my favorite flys for under the slip float... very easy tie!... unbelievably productive!... a learning experience!... getting it down…"
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Slip Sinker replied to Slip Sinker's discussion Officially launching my You-Tube channel
"Channel Cat on the Micro Jig (Fishing for B.Gill) (retake #2) Every so often while fishing for the trophy panfish you will encounter the strike of a heavy pred... this happens quite a bit in my quest for the certificate fish. It just so happens I…"
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Slip Sinker replied to Slip Sinker's discussion Officially launching my You-Tube channel
"Thanks Allen! I appreciate any suggestions moving forward. I fish some of the very highly fished and recreational use public waters in the area… just because they are close to the home base. i have one private lake that I have access to via…"
5 hours ago
Allen Morgan replied to Slip Sinker's discussion Officially launching my You-Tube channel
"Nice.  I'll start watching them. Just a couple pointers.  I did this for a summer back in OK.  Prepare to start getting recognized in your local area.  I had a guy call me by name at the local BPS back in OK, told me he had…"
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Slip Sinker commented on B. Waldman's photo
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"...nice chunk!"
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Slip Sinker commented on B. Waldman's photo
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"...beautiful! what time of year?"
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Slip Sinker commented on B. Waldman's photo
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"...beautiful coloring!"
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"...nice greenie!"
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Slip Sinker posted a discussion

Officially launching my You-Tube channel

I am really going to put some effort with vlogging in the upcoming seasons… starting with the first trip ice fishing and thru ice -out.Having a blast getting used to the software.Check it out… officially launching my channel with this intro-welcome vid… check out my library… I have a few videos already posted.Subscribe so you’ll be up to date on all the new vids I’ll be posting.See More
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Bruce Tomaselli commented on Slip Sinker's group ICE-ING GILLS -<")))))><( RIGS, TIPS AND TRICKS
"https://www.sportsmansguide.com/product/index/sufix-ice-magic-ice-fishing-line-300-yard-spool?a=2183772 Anybody use this stuff? I'm not sure if this Suffix was discussed. I need some new line. Thanks, Bruce"
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1st Pick Landed

"...nice tag on that C.Pick!"
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20170127.1313 MASTER ANGLER AWARD PSEED 3RD LARGEST RECOGNIZED FISHING MICHIGAN WATERS IN 2017!

"...thanks Jeff!... yeah transition periods are tough around here... organizing and documenting still for 2018...lol... topped it with a 10"er last june but on a private lake so no certificate... so im balking to have which one mounted"
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20170127.1313 MASTER ANGLER AWARD PSEED 3RD LARGEST RECOGNIZED FISHING MICHIGAN WATERS IN 2017!

"Very cool and awesome fish.......this is inspiring..........this is one species that doesn't appear to grow big in my region of North Carolina........there are locations full of six to eight inch seeds but it's rare to top that and I fish…"
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20170127.1313 MASTER ANGLER AWARD PSEED 3RD LARGEST RECOGNIZED FISHING MICHIGAN WATERS IN 2017!

"...with ice season just around the corner... this fish is my fondest memory... 3rd largest state of Michigan 2017"
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2018 ~ My final numbers are in for my 2018 season. Tied last years Personal Best at 15 fish... Most Master Angler Certificates/year for Michigan running two years straight!

"Very cool........congrats on your success.........good luck ice fishing and I hope 2019 is a prosperous fishing season"
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SLIP/FLOAT/FLY/WAXIE

"Excellent, can’t wait for open water to try this!"
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Cracking the code on Pratt Lake

20170717- I’m considering adding another local lake to my hit list. On two separate trips the past couple days I’ve done some reconnaissance and contour mapping. 10 year history and Back ground check reveals a thin history of trophy B.Gills with one breaking the eleven inch mark… certainly raised my eyebrow a…

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Posted on July 18, 2017 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

2014 TROPHY BLUEGILL QUEST

My Master Angler quest for a 10 inch plus northern strain gill in Michigan continues in 2014... 

Posted on September 3, 2014 at 7:00am — 86 Comments

Five Lakes Bluegill Trophy Hunt- 2013

After doing a little research on lakes within a twenty mile radius of my location, on the DNR Master Angler website and a call to the local DNR office I was motivated and directed to focus for the Master Angler Bluegill from this lake. My experiences previously on this lake are…

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Posted on July 16, 2013 at 6:00am — 17 Comments

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At 7:10am on July 31, 2018, Marvin Morgan said…

Ken,  Thanks to you, I enjoy my bluegill fishing so much more now, and have joined your thining of "Micrfo" when it comes to gills.  I look forward to "learning" more from you and others when this micro topic really gets going.  Thanks for all the helpl/info you have shared with me and all ;your great informative posts on this site.

At 5:02am on April 23, 2018, June bug said…

Nice job ken, finally getting some decent weather

At 5:37am on May 13, 2017, June bug said…

NICE JOB ON THE FISH SLIP, THEY MOVING INTO THE CANALS NOW?

At 12:18pm on June 16, 2016, June bug said…

Yeah, thanks they are michigan fish caught ice fishing. My hubby Ice fishes 3-5 times a week and knows a lot of good spots after 30+ years. 

At 2:03pm on February 23, 2016, richard said…

Hey Slip, I just checked your response from last yr sorry..We caughrt 300 plus gills last summer.Hit the ice once this yr got skunked..Last yr hit Mullett Lk 8 nice 14" jumbo perch..Will try Otsego for early evening

Walleye..Nice pics on your album..Yrs ago i invivited an Arab from Palistine so we fished Kent Lake and limited out on crappie and Blue Gills..He prepared them we gutted them left the scales on and baked them with a glass of ozzie..

At 9:42pm on February 19, 2016, dick tabbert said…

I know that you do you like helping people out to.

At 7:56pm on February 19, 2016, dick tabbert said…

Hope you don't mind I had a gentleman Marvin Morgan contact me about his Lowrance chirp finder. He like most other are confused trying to read the manual and understand it. I gave him your name since your the best versed on the subject I don't think you'll mind but if you do I apologize..

At 1:00pm on February 11, 2016, Allen Morgan said…

Yeah, I had heard that was this weekend :)

I just got my Federal today.  Hopefully, this weekend, I will wet a line.  Not sure where, or for what, but hopefully.....

At 8:46am on February 6, 2016, John Sheehan said…

Slip-I use a  bead between the bottom of my slip floats to cushion the blow it receives  from banging against the split shot when hook setting and/or  popping the float . Those plastic float stems don't split since I've done that .

At 3:01pm on September 10, 2015, Joe Angelucci said…

Nice Grips but they are larger then most of my catches :).  Did you have any luck with tenkara this year. 

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Slip Sinker commented on Zack Thomasson's group bluegill fly tying
"Tying the "Mousie" Tipping Fly (Take #2)  (issues with sound and music(copyright) so…"
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Best of 2018......Ink Crappie in April

"I've caught spring crappie in this spot every year since 2003.........several years nearly a…"
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Slip Sinker replied to Slip Sinker's discussion Officially launching my You-Tube channel
"Tying the "Mousie" Tipping Fly (Take #2)  (issues with sound and music(copyright) so…"
34 minutes ago
Slip Sinker replied to Slip Sinker's discussion Officially launching my You-Tube channel
"Channel Cat on the Micro Jig (Fishing for B.Gill) (retake #2) Every so often while fishing for the…"
3 hours ago
Jeffrey D. Abney posted photos
5 hours ago
Slip Sinker replied to Slip Sinker's discussion Officially launching my You-Tube channel
"Thanks Allen! I appreciate any suggestions moving forward. I fish some of the very highly fished…"
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John Sheehan commented on B. Waldman's photo
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"Posting some beauties B.! Nice work!"
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1st Pick Landed

"Fishing and catching less but gotta get my fix .Hopefully you're keeping  busy and…"
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Jeffrey D. Abney posted photos
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Allen Morgan commented on John Sheehan's photo
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"Nice fish!  You're doing better than I am.  I haven't been fishing in a couple…"
19 hours ago
Allen Morgan replied to Slip Sinker's discussion Officially launching my You-Tube channel
"Nice.  I'll start watching them. Just a couple pointers.  I did this for a summer…"
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Slip Sinker commented on B. Waldman's photo
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"...nice chunk!"
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Slip Sinker commented on B. Waldman's photo
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"...beautiful! what time of year?"
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Slip Sinker commented on B. Waldman's photo
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"...beautiful coloring!"
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Slip Sinker commented on B. Waldman's photo
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"...nice greenie!"
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Slip Sinker posted a discussion

Officially launching my You-Tube channel

I am really going to put some effort with vlogging in the upcoming seasons… starting with the first…See More
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Bruce Tomaselli commented on Slip Sinker's group ICE-ING GILLS -<")))))><( RIGS, TIPS AND TRICKS
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Jeffrey D. Abney posted a status
"Departing for an afternoon trip ahead of Diego..conditions will go down hill late today and Sunday will be a total washout...go when you can"
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Jeffrey D. Abney commented on B. Waldman's photo
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"Beautiful Hybrid......"
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