Seeing Hodenpyl Pond's underwater forest via a Humminbird 798HD SI unit

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  1. sfw1960

    sfw1960 Staff Member Super Mod Mods

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    I told my friend Rich to be cautious up there, and after looking around the river channel in 40+ FOW I think he's convinced to take it slow...
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    The trees are only about 15' down there and once you get in the 20's & 30's you have root balls just under the surface ...
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    Be SAFE!
     
  2. flyrodder46

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    Back in the 60's and 70's we used to water ski on there. It took us a while to learn where not to go, never hit anything, but came close a couple of times. Those were the young dumb years I guess.

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    sfw1960 Staff Member Super Mod Mods

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    You got VERY lucky for sure!
     
  4. Steve

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    The concrete jungle
    Wow, snag city.
     
  5. sfw1960

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    That Navionics Map card he's running sure helps keep the lower unit in a bit safer water - it's mad house down there!


    I see some fish in those limbs and over the tops too~
    Great shots Rich!!
     
  6. Oldgrandman

    Oldgrandman Woods and Water Rat Premium Member

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    Too cool! I know first hand about the place, my Grandparents had a permanent trailer in the old Mesick Trailer park and a cabin up the road still in the family. Some of those stumps or tops are just under the surface still! If'n you don't know where you are you certainly can "run into" a surprise or two! They used to put jugs on a tether on some of the real close ones back in the day.
     
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    We had metal rods, and sometimes wood limbs or rods, that were painted red or yellow that we used to put on the stumps that were too close to the top to go over, as said a lot of folks would tie old jugs on them also. The problem with the jugs was that most of them would disappear over the winter with the rise and fall of the ice. The rods stayed for several years.
    As said it is definitely a jungle of wood down there, but that makes for some wonderful walleye water.

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    Great pictures and info but how is the fishing? Steve
     
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    It's a neat place isn't it Mark? :coolgleam