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  • DOCTOR SONAR LEARN SONAR LESSON 16

    DATE:September 20th, 2017
    DOCTOR SONAR LEARN SONAR LESSON 16 Before we get starter Doc will be hosting a sonar class once again at the 2018 NPAA conference at the Wisconsin Dells, Chula Vista Resort Sunday January 7th Interpreting sonar, down imaging and side imaging is very difficult. I have 3 great images to use as examples for teaching interpretation of sonar. The left side imaging is showing the drop-off as dark (yellow arrows point to the drop-off on the map and side image). Bright is the strongest return and...
  • Bob at Worldwide Marine Has Made Me a True Believer!

    DATE:September 8th, 2017
    Bob at Worldwide Marine Has Made Me a True Believer! When Bob aka Insurance Pro joined The Bassholes family and became an advertiser on our site I thought it was fantastic. I had heard many great things about Bob and was very happy to have him here. Little did I know how much what Bob does would blow me away! My 2000 Triton is insured through AllState and has been for 2 years. My policy is up for renewal in March. I have always felt that I had some pretty good insurance through AllState. I...
  • Andy Walls Conquers Pokegama and Champions Tour Anglers to Win Championship

    DATE:September 4th, 2017
    Andy Walls Conquers Pokegama and Champions Tour Anglers to Win Championship Wall’s Walks Away From Pokegama with New Skeeter Boat Zimmerman, MN – Classic Bass (ClassicBass.com), a leader in providing bass tournament angler’s informative, current, information and presenter of the Champions Tour presented by Skeeter Boats and Yamaha Outboards capped off its inaugural season with its Championship event, held on Friday, September 1st on Lake Pokegama.  Grand Rapids angler, Andy Walls amassed...
  • I have to tell this story about Worldwide Marine Underwriters

    DATE:September 4th, 2017
    I have to tell this story about Worldwide Marine Underwriters I have to tell this story about Worldwide boat ins. Thought I would take a moment to tell Bob of Worldwide boat insurance, how much I appreciate his help in a recent claim I made with the insurance Co. that he paired with me almost 4 years ago. Long story short I made a claim to get my engine fixed after hitting something. While I was waiting for a decision, Bob just called one day to let me know that he saw that I made a claim and...
  • Finding New Fishing Spots – Doctor Sonar

    DATE:September 3rd, 2017
    Finding New Fishing Spots  I use sonar to find fish every time I go out but sometimes the fish can hide. Two good examples are boulders and steep drop-offs. The sonar beam is reflected off the bottom on steep drops and off the boulders and the fish can’t be separated. I drove over this drop-off that had boulders and didn’t see any fish with either the Humminbird or the Lowrance. I stopped on the edge and used the Spot Lock feature of my Minn Kota trolling motor on the edge and...
  • Fall is a time of transition, movements and turnover. It’s important to know the key success tactics to catch these crappie on the move. CrappieNow Magazine September issue is filled with tips and tactics.

    DATE:September 2nd, 2017
    Fall is a time of transition, movements and turnover. It’s important to know the key success tactics to catch these crappie on the move. CrappieNow Magazine September issue is filled with tips and tactics.   Tags: crappie, turnover, fall turnover, Kyle Schoenherr, Terry Blankenship, Jeff Faulkenberry, Baby Shad, drop shot rig, shooting docks, thermocline, Mike Vallentine, one-pole, Spike-It, Cajun Cricket, Monkey Milk, Fish Monkey, drop-off —Pitching a big jig to hardwood trees...
  • Inside The WildSide – By Chip Leer Target Mid-Depth Flats For The Lake’s Biggest Panfish

    DATE:August 30th, 2017
    Inside The WildSide - By Chip Leer Target Mid-Depth Flats For The Lake's Biggest Panfish Every summer and early fall, super-size panfish in northern natural lakes gravitate toward mid-depth flats to feast on an underwater buffet that includes worms, insects, crustaceans and baitfish. Fishermen who target these slabs of late summer are richly rewarded with some of the biggest panfish their lake has to offer. Mid-sized natural lakes ranging from a few hundred to a few thousand acres...
  • Aqua-Vu XD™ Camera Live Strike System Ingenious new optics accessories compatible with modular Quick Attachment™ System

    DATE:August 30th, 2017
    Aqua-Vu XD™ Camera Live Strike System Ingenious new optics accessories compatible with modular Quick Attachment™ System Crosslake, Minn. (August 29, 2017) – Key in a single YouTube search for “underwater strikes,” and your device quickly kicks out over a hundred thousand hits. Even after filtering out the usual riff-raff of YouTube weirdness, you’re still left with hundreds of hours of spectacular underwater footage — and the undeniable impression that anglers today can’t...
  • A HUGE Thank You to Bob at World Wide Marine- Boat Insurance

    DATE:August 30th, 2017
    A HUGE Thank You to Bob at World Wide Marine- Boat Insurance Jared Seasor wrote this note- A HUGE Thank You to Bob at World Wide Marine- Boat Insurance I bought a 2015 Z520C in August of this year. After owning the boat for about a month with no issues, a nightmare happened as I was backing it into the garage. I noticed smoke rolling out of the boat, I jump out and immediately began troubleshooting. I see some wires smoldering in the back of the boat and melted wires under the dash. I start...
  • Catching Muskies on the Lower Wisconsin River

    DATE:August 29th, 2017
    downriver from the Prairie du Sac Dam which is the last dam on the Wisconsin River when heading toward the Mississippi River. From the dam, the Wisconsin River flows unobstructed to the convergence with the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien, some 85 miles downriver. Above the Prairie du Sac Dam and to the north is Lake Wisconsin, which is basically a flowage of the river that flows south and west from the Kilbourn Dam at Wisconsin Dells. I’m trying to give you a little history on how the...