DIY Pearsall's Thread spool adaptor

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Re: DIY Pearsall's Thread spool adaptor

Post by ronr » Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:10 pm

a good bit of the river is frozen enough for ice fishing this week... but I think I'll pass....
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Re: DIY Pearsall's Thread spool adaptor

Post by hankaye » Thu Feb 28, 2019 7:56 pm

ronr, Howdy;

Good casting practice ... gettin' the fly into the 8", 10" or 12" hole.
Size of hole dependent upon ice-fisher's optimism.

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Re: DIY Pearsall's Thread spool adaptor

Post by ronr » Fri Mar 01, 2019 9:51 am

other than the libations essential to surviving ice fishing... I can't think of anything fun about that practice...
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Re: DIY Pearsall's Thread spool adaptor

Post by tie2fish » Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:04 pm

The ice fishing "shanties" they drag out onto the ice in states northern like Wisconsin and Minnesota are actually portable man caves, with stoves and cooking equipment, tables for playing cards and even generators and TVs. It's a big social deal that provides a measure of sanity and entertainment to help survive 5 months of snow and sub-freezing temps.

Sometimes they even catch fish, which I can tell you from personal experience taste really good pan fried after being caught through the ice in the middle of winter.
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