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Let's see your Spears, Decoys, Catches, and Darkhouses!

Discussion in 'Darkhouse Spearing' started by Firefighter, Nov 26, 2012.

  1. Mr. Botek

    Mr. Botek

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    I was yanking your chain.
     
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    Mr. Botek

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    If you're looking for something to do this Friday or Saturday in southeastern Michigan, here you go.
     

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    Mr. Botek

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    Double post
     
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    mtrop Premium Member

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    Was going thru some tackle I was given and found this lure
    Looks like a wobbler decoy
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  5. limbshot2

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    Got to meet Colten this week while in Minnesota, and pick up the spear I ordered. What a nice guy! A Harley riding pike spearer. What could be better?

    I also got to see his prototypes for some Sturgeon spears he's working on (no pictures allowed). This will be a project I'll monitor closely, as I think it will be something very special for this unique sport. Stay tuned...

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  6. jasonmichalski

    jasonmichalski Darkhouse Ninja

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    Sweet!! I've been sending a bunch of guys his way!!
     
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    Yup. We talked about you. He credits you for dramatically increasing his "orders from guys in Michigan".
     
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    jasonmichalski Darkhouse Ninja

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    Yeah, I don't have time to make them myself so I at least like to be able to Recommend a spear maker when I get asked about orders.
     
  9. Mr. Botek

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    One of eight lucky winners of decoys from this past weekend:)
    Wyatt Sidock says he loves his decoy!
     

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    That looks like a killer color combo!
     
  11. Mr. Botek

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    Monte Simmons won Best of Show at today's World Championship in Monroe with his working class northern pike. (Mike Holmes on right)

    The judges explained that this decoy won not only because it was the best decoy in the working class, but swam as near to perfect as they could recall.

    Seeing the talent of so many on display was incredible.
     

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    Made a terrible decision last night and went to work fabricating my first spear too FAR before the season starts.

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  13. Mr. Botek

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    A couple of weekends ago I was fortunate enough to spend the day with decoy carver and fellow Darkhouse enthusiast Mike Waldner.

    Upon seeing several of his decoys I decided to fill a couple of more gaps in my line-up.

    I didn't have a flutter tail, so the perch will fill that. I also didn't have a gold or jointed decoy. Since rumor has it the a gold decoy has nearly mythical qualities, this one will fill both of those roles.
     

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