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Help from the spear chuckers
« on: November 13, 2019, 02:38:55 PM »
I知 hoping Glenn or Mike can help since they seem to be the resident experts for spearing. I want to get into spearing this year, and I live on a very good northern lake. The questions I have are what do I need to spend to get a decent spear, and can I get by with a store bought decoy? Also what are good depths to setup on? If you guys can direct me to other good spearing related resources I would appreciate it.
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Re: Help from the spear chuckers
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2019, 02:48:45 PM »
I'd recommend an Amish spear, there 7 tine and about 125 bucks. They throw straight and are good spears. And I'm not talking Brittany spears either. :sleazy

Yes you can get by with store bought decoys. I highly recommend red and white and the Bear Creek brand. They look like a little pike. I'd also suggest get more then one and a different color.

You will also want a good made chisel.
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Re: Help from the spear chuckers
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2019, 02:55:32 PM »
yes amish spears are good, but the ones I have seen are metal and the tines can bend..  yes red and white and one other...  and an older bait caster reel to hang your decoy from...  how close you to Osakis???  I might be able to help you out with a couple things...  and show ya a couple other toys to help ya.   I even have an extra spear... 
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Re: Help from the spear chuckers
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2019, 09:23:37 PM »
I saw some nice ones the other day, Mike, at a certain SG store.....

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Re: Help from the spear chuckers
« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2019, 09:27:32 PM »
i grew up spearing its an awesome sport. gkod lu k
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Re: Help from the spear chuckers
« Reply #5 on: November 13, 2019, 09:33:55 PM »
You'll also need a shelter made for spearing,ice tongs, ice saw, heater, and if you live on the lake don't forget the beer . Save egg shells, helps  seeing the bottom. And an ice scoop. A wire mesh type noodle strainer works great.

And when you want serious expert advice let me know!! :rotflmao:
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Re: Help from the spear chuckers
« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2019, 07:34:10 AM »
and he'll will get in touch with me, then we can talk.
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Re: Help from the spear chuckers
« Reply #7 on: November 14, 2019, 08:10:50 AM »
and he'll will get in touch with me, then we can talk.
why?? :scratch: you got a discount card for Morey's. :scratch: :mooning: :rotflmao:
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Re: Help from the spear chuckers
« Reply #8 on: November 14, 2019, 08:53:06 AM »
yu work out that the morys reference loooooong time ago.. cattch up!



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Re: Help from the spear chuckers
« Reply #9 on: November 14, 2019, 10:02:08 AM »
yes amish spears are good, but the ones I have seen are metal and the tines can bend..  yes red and white and one other...  and an older bait caster reel to hang your decoy from...  how close you to Osakis???  I might be able to help you out with a couple things...  and show ya a couple other toys to help ya.   I even have an extra spear...
Thanks for the offer Mike, I知 up between Park Rapids and Walker. I don稚 get over that way to often, but if I do I値l take you up on that.

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Re: Help from the spear chuckers
« Reply #10 on: November 14, 2019, 10:10:04 AM »
You'll also need a shelter made for spearing,ice tongs, ice saw, heater, and if you live on the lake don't forget the beer . Save egg shells, helps  seeing the bottom. And an ice scoop. A wire mesh type noodle strainer works great.

And when you want serious expert advice let me know!! :rotflmao:
Boar not only told me you were an expert on spear fishing, but he said you were the greatest sportsman he has ever known. He also told me not to tell you that he said that.

I have some of the stuff you mentioned, and plenty of beer. Thanks for the reply.

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Re: Help from the spear chuckers
« Reply #11 on: November 14, 2019, 10:20:40 AM »
Don't forget the Glenn-approved fish call, either.   :Fish:  :rotflmao:

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Re: Help from the spear chuckers
« Reply #12 on: November 14, 2019, 10:29:50 AM »
You'll also need a shelter made for spearing,ice tongs, ice saw, heater, and if you live on the lake don't forget the beer . Save egg shells, helps  seeing the bottom. And an ice scoop. A wire mesh type noodle strainer works great.

And when you want serious expert advice let me know!! :rotflmao:
Boar not only told me you were an expert on spear fishing, but he said you were the greatest sportsman he has ever known. He also told me not to tell you that he said that.

I have some of the stuff you mentioned, and plenty of beer. Thanks for the reply.
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There take that you you you boar putz. :rotflmao:
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Re: Help from the spear chuckers
« Reply #13 on: November 14, 2019, 10:33:29 AM »
 :rotflmao: :rotflmao: :rotflmao:
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Re: Help from the spear chuckers
« Reply #14 on: November 14, 2019, 10:35:04 AM »
yes amish spears are good, but the ones I have seen are metal and the tines can bend..  yes red and white and one other...  and an older bait caster reel to hang your decoy from...  how close you to Osakis???  I might be able to help you out with a couple things...  and show ya a couple other toys to help ya.   I even have an extra spear...
Thanks for the offer Mike, I知 up between Park Rapids and Walker. I don稚 get over that way to often, but if I do I値l take you up on that.

well if I get up that way I'll let ya know!!!  I have been know to get up that way once in awhile..
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Re: Help from the spear chuckers
« Reply #15 on: November 15, 2019, 08:15:41 PM »
Hey coop, you ever get down in the perham area and fish like Marion or dead lake??
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Re: Help from the spear chuckers
« Reply #16 on: November 15, 2019, 10:19:26 PM »
Anyone on Facebook there is an ad on Market Place right now for a bunch of spearing items.
Not sure if these are good prices are not?  :confused:
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Spear Ice fishing equipment
Anoka, MN キ 23 hours ago キ
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Box of 14 decoys - $100
Ice scoop - $1 each
Seat pads - $2 each
Ice thong - $15 & $50
Gaff - $8 each
Ice chisel - $12-$40
Spears - $25-$60 Less
« Last Edit: November 15, 2019, 10:42:56 PM by Leech~~ »
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Re: Help from the spear chuckers
« Reply #17 on: November 16, 2019, 07:26:39 AM »
looks interesting Leech.....
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Re: Help from the spear chuckers
« Reply #18 on: November 16, 2019, 07:36:58 AM »
Hey coop, you ever get down in the perham area and fish like Marion or dead lake??
No, only been in that area once. I did look on goggle earth and didn稚 realize there were so many lake in that area. Are those good spearing lakes?

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Re: Help from the spear chuckers
« Reply #19 on: November 16, 2019, 07:44:30 AM »
Anyone on Facebook there is an ad on Market Place right now for a bunch of spearing items.
Not sure if these are good prices are not?  :confused:
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Spear Ice fishing equipment
Anoka, MN キ 23 hours ago キ
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Box of 14 decoys - $100
Ice scoop - $1 each
Seat pads - $2 each
Ice thong - $15 & $50
Gaff - $8 each
Ice chisel - $12-$40
Spears - $25-$60 Less
Thanks for posting that Leech. I don稚 have Facebook, and I probably wouldn稚 know what I was looking at as far as the spears go anyway. Looks like someone inherited their gramp痴  gear.

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Re: Help from the spear chuckers
« Reply #20 on: November 16, 2019, 08:05:32 AM »
or they been buying stuff as they find it like I have done..
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Re: Help from the spear chuckers
« Reply #21 on: November 16, 2019, 08:31:12 AM »
Anyone on Facebook there is an ad on Market Place right now for a bunch of spearing items.
Not sure if these are good prices are not?  :confused:
Click picture for larger view.

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Spear Ice fishing equipment
Anoka, MN キ 23 hours ago キ
FREE

Box of 14 decoys - $100
Ice scoop - $1 each
Seat pads - $2 each
Ice thong - $15 & $50
Gaff - $8 each
Ice chisel - $12-$40
Spears - $25-$60 Less
Thanks for posting that Leech. I don稚 have Facebook, and I probably wouldn稚 know what I was looking at as far as the spears go anyway. Looks like someone inherited their gramp痴  gear.

The way the FB page looked it may have been a lady who's husband passed away? 
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Re: Help from the spear chuckers
« Reply #22 on: November 16, 2019, 09:35:46 AM »
Hey coop, you ever get down in the perham area and fish like Marion or dead lake??
No, only been in that area once. I did look on goggle earth and didn稚 realize there were so many lake in that area. Are those good spearing lakes?
I've only been on those lakes in the summer so not sure.

as far as the facebook ad.....chisels....meh. I made my own so I wasn't impressed. the spears look ok but with the amish spears my standard is set way high. the decoys......i'd on them like stink on poop if I needed some. the ice scoops....iffin you already have one for angling I wouldn't buy those.

like I said in a prvios post get one of those metal screened noodle strainers, if they have those to prongs bend them down.  the ice tongs look like a good deal!!!!!!
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Re: Help from the spear chuckers
« Reply #23 on: November 16, 2019, 09:56:25 AM »
as far as the facebook ad.....chisels....meh. I made my own so I wasn't impressed. the spears look ok but with the amish spears my standard is set way high. the decoys......i'd on them like stink on poop if I needed some. the ice scoops....iffin you already have one for angling I wouldn't buy those.

like I said in a prvios post get one of those metal screened noodle strainers, if they have those to prongs bend them down.  the ice tongs look like a good deal!!!!!!

Yeah, it was kind of posted for the new spearing person that may need some equipment.  ;)       

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« Last Edit: November 16, 2019, 09:57:49 AM by Leech~~ »
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Re: Help from the spear chuckers
« Reply #24 on: November 16, 2019, 09:59:27 AM »
as far as the facebook ad.....chisels....meh. I made my own so I wasn't impressed. the spears look ok but with the amish spears my standard is set way high. the decoys......i'd on them like stink on poop if I needed some. the ice scoops....iffin you already have one for angling I wouldn't buy those.

like I said in a prvios post get one of those metal screened noodle strainers, if they have those to prongs bend them down.  the ice tongs look like a good deal!!!!!!

Yeah, it was kind of posted for the new spearing person that may need some equipment.  ;)       

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Re: Help from the spear chuckers
« Reply #25 on: November 16, 2019, 11:05:54 AM »
I see there is a decoy show on Nov. 23 at Bejou Mn.  9 to 5 at the Lean to Tavern.. $2.00 admission...
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Re: Help from the spear chuckers
« Reply #26 on: November 16, 2019, 11:11:19 AM »
another decoy show is Nov. 30th 9 to 4 at Grand Rapids Timberlake Lodge  $2.00
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