Posted by on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 9:58 am

This past weekend I said goodbye to a longtime friend.  Donnie Dobransky, who many of our guests know from his years running Castle Baits in Ignace, lost his battle with cancer at the age of 62.  Donnie was a hardworking and generous man who always had a smile on his face.  Donnie and I did many things together over the more.

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Vern’s Minnows has moved!

Posted by on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at 6:02 am

Vern’s Minnows has been a icon in Ignace for many many years.  Vern’s is famous for the “minnows guaranteed to catch fish or die trying”.

Vern’s Minnows has moved.  It is now located at the Shell Station on the highway just west of the Burger Scoop (my favorite burger joint).

Vern's Minnows Ignace

The phone number remains the same.  There are more.


Jigs, Minnows and Leeches

Posted by on Saturday, May 31, 2008 at 2:02 pm

The reports from the lakes indicate that the walleye are biting and hitting jigs and minnows as well as jigs and leeches. Night crawlers are also working extremely well. Gulp Alive is working very well too if you don’t want the hassle of life bait. The walleye seem lazy (probably due to the cold water) and too much action with more.

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