Aikens Lake News Archive - August 2005

Fishing report: Trolling for walleyes

Date Aug. 31, 2005

    A technique that has been under-utilized, but has started gaining steam with the guides here has been trolling for walleyes. These walleyes are not relating to the bottom structure in 30-35 feet as their friends do. These walleyes are in...

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Logging efforts continue

Date Aug. 22, 2005

As many of you know, Aikens Lake has the best log accommodations in the business - and this is due to the fact that we have a sawmill and a permit which gives us the ability to produce all of...

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Devon breaks three year slump

Date Aug. 19, 2005

The last time Devon (Aikens Lake chef) reeled in a trophy walleye at Aikens was August of 2002... nearly three years to the day! Over those three years, Devon has been snake-bitten and unable to break the magical 28" barrier once again....

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Clubroom Olympics

Date Aug. 19, 2005

For many of our staff members who will be returning to school in September, the season is drawing to a close. Therefore, we needed to squeeze in another Aikens Lake tradition before anybody left... the Clubroom Olympics. While the dress...

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Razz gets his specialist

Date Aug. 17, 2005

Orazio Nastase of PA wasted no time in catching is 5th trophy walleye. On the first day of his third visit to Aikens, Razz landed a 28" beauty, giving him the title of Aikens Lake Walleye Specialist! He loves coming to...

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Delores Jeskey sets the bar high

Date Aug. 15, 2005

Yesterday, a wonderful group of people arrived at the Great Gray Owl. The group consisted of four couples (Clark, Jeskey, Scherer, Pinder). For all, it was their first trip to Aikens. For many in the group, it was their first...

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Another Specialist Rod Given away

Date Aug. 10, 2005

Chris Jensen was hooked on Aikens when he caught a 32" walleye on his first trip over a decade ago. His father had bought him the trip as a graduation present. He has been here nearly every year since, and he...

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Ace aces tournament

Date Aug. 04, 2005

Jeff "Ace" Vollmer brought some of his experience on the PWT to the reefs of Aikens Lake as he won the Milwaukee Stove and Furnace company's annual tournament with a 30.25" beauty. The fish was caught on the 2nd day at...

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Rookie guide training going well

Date Aug. 01, 2005

At the beginning of the year, we had hired two loggers (Kik and Dan) and a dockhand (Andre). We are now on the verge of having three new Pro-Staff guides! All three have excelled in their work here, and now...

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Dylan nails his boardfish

Date Aug. 01, 2005

Dylan Lefevre came to Aikens to fish with his grandparents, Phil and Sue Pelanek. They fished with Turbo in the big 4-seater for the trip. Dylan kept landing slot walleye after slot walleye but could never reach the magical 28" barrier....

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