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Scott’s First Trophy – 9/3/2001

January 23rd, 2011

It was Labor Day on Long Lake in Michigan and even though the calendar said that August Pike trolling season was over, we were hoping that a northern or two might have forgotten to check the date. (more…)

Farewell To Spot

January 7th, 2011

Doc's dalmatian Spot has been a fixture up at Strawberry Lake as long as I've been going up there. He was deaf. I would joke that it was because he sat too close to the fire engine siren. Doc did a great job of training him to respond to hand signals. There are lots of stories about Spot. He once swam out to the middle of the lake where Doc and I were fishing Read More...

Hatfish – October 2010

January 4th, 2011

Here I am with yet another in my string of hatfishes. I caught this 2 lb 11 oz bass on a crank-bait very close to shore at Hatfish Point.

Hatfish – May 2010

January 4th, 2011

Trying to get the pictures and details together. This one goes to me.

Hatfish – October 2009

January 4th, 2011

This one may not be too big but it was big enough to claim the hat again. You gotta love Texas Rigging in October on Strawberry!

Hatfish – May 2009

January 4th, 2011

Trying to get the pictures and details together. This one goes to me.

Hatfish – October 2008

January 4th, 2011

Trying to get the pictures and details together. This one goes to Doc

Hatfish – May 2008

January 4th, 2011

Scott picked up the hat in May. He and I went out for one last lap on the last evening of the trip. It was just getting dark. We were just north of Ron's when Scott hooked up with a three pounder if I remember correctly.

Hatfish – February 2008

January 4th, 2011

Trying to get the pictures and details together. This one goes to Doc. This fish just about killed him. We were ice fishing on Strawberry. It was later afternoon and the sun had just fallen behind the tree line leaving that cold blue shadow over everything. Scott was taking a hike around the lake, I was taking comfort inside beside the fireplace Read More...

Hatfish – May 2007

January 4th, 2011

Sometimes you're hot. May was a good trip with lots of quality fish.