“Time on the Water”…..Quote #18

“This is different fishing. We’ve got deep-running lures on each of the three rods, and Rose is cruising along at a fairly good clip. Speed trolling is what they call it. He fishes the bars, the humps, the sharp dropoffs. And deep–never getting shallower than 15 feet and frequently in 30 to 60 feet of water. And he keeps doing it. And doing it. And still doing it. Hour after hour. I can hardly stand it. I want to say the hell with it and stand up and throw casts around. It doesn’t matter where, anywhere, just to be doing something. Tassi nods off a couple of times. At one point I fall asleep…
That was the longest boat ride I’ve ever been on. Nine hours. Rose said he averages one musky for every 29 hours of trolling. For those who say trolling rapes a lake, I say it’s not rape, it’s attempted rape.”

-Bill Gardner

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