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Ice Fishing OR Fishing for Ice?

Our usual Saturday in the winter time is spent at the ski hill, but since the snow conditions were not ideal last weekend, I decided to take the boys ice fishing. We stayed at the Lac La Belle camp so that we were closer to our expected fishing hole in the Harbor. A few peculiarities […]

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Hand Line Fishing

One of my most favorite ways to fish is with a hand line, wound around a large spool. The Finnish word for the spool is këpy and is pronounced gebuu (sort of). We use them for ice fishing for lakers and for bobbing at Isle Royale for the same. The spool is designed so one […]

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Fishing Lakers in the Fall

  One October day last fall, I had a hard time finding a fishing partner since it was a work day for most and it was raining. I called a few business owners, and close friends, but they were all busy making money. Others that I thought could take off, either did not want to […]

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The “Fishin’ Mission”

Setting up a new boat for next summer – 30′ Aria Cruisers. Needs a little maintenance on the drives and some new clear window canvas.

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Vision of next summer – Sand Point Charters

It is mid-June, 2010 and I am on the “Fishin’ Mission” on our way out to Stannard Rock Light, a reef located about 35 miles south west of the Mendota Lighthouse. I have on board my new boat, two of my kids and 6 excited customers looking forward to catching their share of the healthy […]

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Sand Point Charters

A family-friendly charter company that specializes in fishing on Lake Superior and sightseeing the Keweenaw Peninsula, with Captain Brian Helminen. Prepare yourself to have a great time, whether you come to fish for lake trout, steelhead and salmon, tour around the numerous local lighthouses, celebrate a special event on the water, or just want to see […]

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