We fished the Ludington Offshore Classic Tournament in Ludington, MI for the first time ever! We prefished Friday and had a hard time finding the big ones. After we struggled prefishing on Friday we were unsure what the tournament day was going to bring. We struggled to keep the fish hooked up in the morning causing us to go 0-3 early then the bite died. We started to lose hope when all of a sudden the wire slide diver goes off with a decent sized king! While fighting that fish the 300 copper goes off with a big king and breaks the line, but we ended up landing a 12lb king from the diver and for the next 45 minutes fishing was incredible. We had a another double and ended up taking a 20.75lb king and a 15lb king along with 5 other fish all in less than an hour then the bite died and we never had another bite the rest of the day. It definitely proved once again that things can change so fast on the big lakes good or bad. We weighed in our catch and it was good enough to put us in 12th place out of 49 boats. We had planned on improving on day 2 but unfortunately it was cancelled due to high winds and waves. We fished mainly 100-150fow on the bank near big point. Most of our bites came from 35-75ft down with Michigan Stinger spoons taking our 2 biggest kings in the patterns UV mixed veggie and UV blue dolphin. We had a great time in Ludington and will definitely be back!
hondacat: they are getting them good in the calumet river where the creek in hegwish dumps into it
Oct 13, 2014 7:52:52 GMT -5
bullelkklr: How did the bow mounting of the exhaust port for the Espar heater work out for you? I am working on a similar installation of a D2 heater and am trying to decide whether to take the exhaust out the hull starboard side or put it where you did.
Jul 9, 2015 14:10:59 GMT -5
bullelkklr: Do you have any problems with melting coolers or being too hot to the touch on the gunnel from the exhaust? Is there any problems with exhaust fumes on the back deck from swirling exhaust when on anchor?
Jul 9, 2015 14:12:56 GMT -5
spierce: Looking for advice on which hewescraft to purchase. 20' Pro V or the 19' sea runner
Feb 18, 2016 18:35:26 GMT -5
spierce: Looking for some reviews on Hewescrafts
Feb 18, 2016 18:39:03 GMT -5
spierce: Looking for advice on powering a 20 hewescraft. Honda vs Mercury?
Feb 18, 2016 18:40:33 GMT -5
sawdust: I'm brand new here and just saw your post, my first. I've got the 19' SeaRunner ET-ST and absolutely love it - no regrets whatsoever. PM me if I can be of any assistance.
Apr 8, 2016 23:38:23 GMT -5
hondacat: NICE JOB JOE HOW ARE YOU LIKING THEM OUTBOARDS LOVE THEM GUYS THAT TELL ME "YOU CAN LAND FISH WITH THEM THINGS BACK THERE" boat of the year 9 tournament trail salmon unlimited indiana beat the crap out of a lot of inboard boats
May 17, 2017 6:26:38 GMT -5
hondorrior: frank how have you been?
Aug 29, 2019 1:38:41 GMT -5
hondorrior: my father and my mother pasted away I singned my boat and my truck to my father for senior living but he never used the money for his seinior living.my father made my neighbor poa off his property in highland,lost my boat and truck sighning it over to him
Aug 29, 2019 1:42:07 GMT -5
hondorrior: seinor living expenseses got robed.my neighbor ken took everything from me.i need to talk to you by you breakfeast sometime if you still are out in cal city ok write me back sometime hope you have your place in the st.joe going for you and your wife ok
Aug 29, 2019 1:46:02 GMT -5
hondorrior: my neighbor became poa power of attorney and fucked me when my father died
Aug 29, 2019 1:47:04 GMT -5
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Aug 29, 2019 1:47:57 GMT -5
hondacat: skip hewes craft take it up a few more notches go with the thunder jet
Oct 9, 2020 8:10:57 GMT -5
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Oct 11, 2020 14:57:14 GMT -5