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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

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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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20181213-Personal best B.Crappie thru the ice 14.63

"video of the trip... thanks for watching!    "
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Slip Sinker replied to Slip Sinker's discussion Officially launching my You-Tube channel
"2nd day out on the ice and I score with a trophy B.Crappie at 14.63”…. wow!! I recorded it all on chip what was amazing at the time of this tag I was recording the fish sonar Elite 4 HDI whole screen on my cell phone camera!... I…"
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"Itching to get some safe ice Slip -Good Job!"
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"...thanks Jeff!  i am very glad to be out on the ice before jan 1st!"
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"Awesome.......curtain isn't closed yet on 2018! Nice work........"
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"I want to see! LOL Congrats"
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tracy willis replied to Slip Sinker's discussion Officially launching my You-Tube channel
"after looking up smoked bluegill dip, i think ill give it a try.  sounds delicious."
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Slip Sinker replied to Slip Sinker's discussion Officially launching my You-Tube channel
"Testing First Ice This was one of my toughest videos to edit…A SKUNKING! My initial intentions were to just do a little recon on a local lake for ice thickness and hardness. One thing leads to another and I started loading up some…"
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Slip Sinker replied to Slip Sinker's discussion Officially launching my You-Tube channel
"...LOL... thanks for the Subscribe Tracy!"
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Slip Sinker replied to Ric's discussion Big bluegills encourages smaller bluegills to grow before spawning, but what about other sunfishes
"found a great article! In-Fisherman of course!... answers a lot of questions…     Sunfish Spawning Process Steve Quinn - September 11, 2017   Understanding biological basics fosters fishing success. That mantra was…"
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tracy willis replied to Slip Sinker's discussion Officially launching my You-Tube channel
"nice vids so far, subscribed.  lol, although i probably wont try the bluegill dip."
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Slip Sinker replied to Slip Sinker's discussion Officially launching my You-Tube channel
"...maybe a little ice exploration tomorrow! need to get some video in..."
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"100 days till spring!... Feeling it?"
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Slip Sinker commented on Slip Sinker's group NUTHIN' BUT CARP
"32” Personal Best Master Angler Carp 30.25" common Carp tagged on a circle hook and corn with 8# braid... 20-minute battle!... condensed"
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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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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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"2nd day out on the ice and I score with a trophy B.Crappie at 14.63”…. wow!! I…"
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"I want to see! LOL Congrats"
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tracy willis replied to Slip Sinker's discussion Officially launching my You-Tube channel
"after looking up smoked bluegill dip, i think ill give it a try.  sounds delicious."
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jim cosgrove replied to Ric's discussion Big bluegills encourages smaller bluegills to grow before spawning, but what about other sunfishes
"It's up to the individual.I know guys who keep their limit if there is one during the spawn…"
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Slip Sinker replied to Slip Sinker's discussion Officially launching my You-Tube channel
"Testing First Ice This was one of my toughest videos to edit…A SKUNKING! My initial…"
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tracy willis replied to Ric's discussion Big bluegills encourages smaller bluegills to grow before spawning, but what about other sunfishes
"thats a good article Slip as well as the “case for selective harvest” article.…"
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Slip Sinker replied to Slip Sinker's discussion Officially launching my You-Tube channel
"...LOL... thanks for the Subscribe Tracy!"
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Slip Sinker replied to Ric's discussion Big bluegills encourages smaller bluegills to grow before spawning, but what about other sunfishes
"found a great article! In-Fisherman of course!... answers a lot of…"
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tracy willis replied to Slip Sinker's discussion Officially launching my You-Tube channel
"nice vids so far, subscribed.  lol, although i probably wont try the bluegill dip."
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"Thanks Bruce........I sometimes miss a fish in this area as I take it all in.......very peaceful…"
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"What a beautiful place, Jeff."
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