Why do you need an aerator for the lake? I've never heard of that before.The hot weather here lately in northern Alberta has turned the trout off so haven't caught any the last couple of trips but took my new drone with me and got some aerial pics from 500 meters up. Still not high enough to get both lakes fully in one pic but you can see most of both and the 6ft wide channel connecting them.
Had the whole place to myself so the perfect time to fly the drone.
This is the boat launch area with the 3 docks for people to fish from shore. They were just put in a couple years ago so fishing from shore was limited to the boat launch are before that. I launched the drone from the first dock after putting the boat in the water.
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A close up of the boat launch. The black speck on the dock is me flying the drone. That red object is the sea-can they keep the aerator equipment in with my car and trailer just across the road from it. Boat in the water waiting for me.
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Here you can see the whole lake and part of the western one with the narrow channel in between. With my trolling motor raised right up with the top of the prop breaking water and using lots of body english I can motor slowly thru which is a lot easier than trying to pole thru using an oar.
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The western lake is larger than the east one but they don't aerate it during the winter so any fish that don't get over to the west are likely dead by spring. Not as many over there but from the rises I've seen they look to be larger.
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So far all I've caught in there are Rainbow aerator but there is supposed to be Brown and Tiger trout as well so I'm hoping to add those last two to my species list before winter freeze-up.
There's a beaver lodge with at least one resident beaver in there plus a pair of loons with one little one also hanging out.
Can’t speak for huntin Alberta but right down the road from me is a body of water they call a lake. I call it a pond. It’s about 50 acres. They use a couple aerators in there to help curb the weed mats. It does have flow from a creek and a dam that runs pretty steady.Why do you need an aerator for the lake? I've never heard of that before.
Yeah, around here nearly every body of water is called a "pond", even big ones. There used to be a joke around here: A main lander said to a local "you guys sure have a lot of lakes around here!" The local laughed, "those are ponds, not lakes." Main lander replies "well what do you call lakes?". Local replies "a hole in my rubbers!" So are all the weeds from agricultural run off?Can’t speak for huntin Alberta but right down the road from me is a body of water they call a lake. I call it a pond. It’s about 50 acres. They use a couple aerators in there to help curb the weed mats. It does have flow from a creek and a dam that runs pretty steady.
So are all the weeds from agricultural run off?
Why do you need an aerator for the lake? I've never heard of that before.
Sweet nice fish!Well, I got my personal best Largemouth Bass last week. It was 24 inches long and had a 15 inch girth. That calculates out to 7.2 pounds. We took some pix and released the big momma to spawn again!
My prior best was a 6.1 pound bass taken in Clear Lake back in 1987. Got my pic in the paper for that one.
It was a ball to catch and my wife and the boy were tremendously excited.
My wife wanted a pic of her holding the bass...
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