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  2. Bourbon and Whiskey

    And then there are a select few people that don't know their arse from a hole in the ground and have the time to google chit about any subject imaginable and then pretend to be ex spurts on internet forums.
  3. Air Fryer?

    I just bought one for my wife and am looking forward to trying it. I just cant wrap my head around cooking fresh meat that isn't frozen with breading on it. I will have to try the fish with dry batter on it. Do you spritz it with oil or not? Going to be a learning experience!
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  5. Bourbon and Whiskey

    And a lot of people are pretentious snobs who pretend to distinguish differences that do not exist.
  6. Bourbon and Whiskey

    I don't mind Evan Williams but it's no where near as good as Trader Joe's but then again my beer of choice is Old Mill. I've got a set of these bullet chillers on the way. Somehow I became a booze snob and didn't want my cheap Bourbon watered down and I'd rather have it chilled. Less than 20 on the big A.
  7. Oooh Baaaacon!

    Bacon is cured already silly!
  8. Oooh Baaaacon!

    like any addiction............there are cures!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  9. Snow has finally stuck up north. With temperatures in the teens and low 20s it looks like it is here to stay. Several properties in the north are reporting between 6 and 10 inches, while the southern half of the state has seen primarily sporadic dustings up to a couple inches. While many ski trails still need additional snow and time to prepare, the Brule River, Northern Highland-American Legion and Point Beach state forests are grooming trails and making ready for the influx of skiers.At this point only Iron County in far northern Wisconsin is reporting that snowmobile trails are open, on the Wisconsin Department of Tourism's Snow Conditions Report (exit DNR).Ice conditions have not substantially improved. While there may be 10 inches of snow in Mercer, much of the ice on Iron County lakes varies between only1 and 4 inches. Those early ice anglers that are venturing out have reported solid catches for panfish and northern pike biting on Lake Poygan and those fishing Lake Chetac in Sawyer County are landing walleye, northern pike and panfish. There are just a few weeks left to turkey hunt and now is a good time to see turkeys feeding in fields and wooded areas. Pheasant hunters should note that the state game farm will be releasing an additional 1,500 birds on five wildlife areas prior to the holidays for some late season hunting. .
  10. Fishin report for Lake Iwanttobethere..

    21 IN THE Boat here at Hidden Bay but 30 in the green house. I have added a sensor out there to keep track this winter. When it gets warm in there I can move that heated free air into my cabin but it has been weeks since the sun has shined enough to make it worth turning on the blowers. Lake Iwanttobethere gives us long falls, early springs and decent summers. However in the winter she can be nasty. Yesterday we had a few flakes of snow and by noon we had six inches of snow, by two in the afternoon when I needed to go to town we had nine inches of med heavy snow on the ground which is to much for the wife and her bad shoulder to move. A call was made to my son Dug who showed up with gas and a spark plug, He was prepared to take out the snow blower bought last year because he knew his ma had not winterized it.   I got at call a little while later that the new blower works a lot better then the old twenty-two year old one that we had replaced. He also asked me if I had the morning paper which I told him now that I think of it Duncan had not brought it in this morning. Dug then told me that he found it in the snow and the new blower does a fine job of making confetti out of rolled up newspapers. Told the wife who just shook her head and I just said it is no big deal, it is mulch now. Snow is just what we need, town is white and we have snow banks. Hill in front of the Lodge now has enough snow for the Ice House Fling and we are still making ice. As we drove by the ski hill the snow cannons were not running and I think Mike is finally getting some sleep.   Lake Iwanttobethere does not have a transit system, heck we don’t even have a single bus but we do have Old McDonnell and his hay wagon. Two weeks before Christmas Old McDonnell will bring his hay wagon into town and for a donation he will let you ride as he goes from one end of Main Street to the other from four till eight PM. You can tell those who have taken advantage of the wagon by the straw sticking in their clothes when they are shopping in the stores or drinking cocoa in the dinners. We are done Christmas shopping, I think. The tree has a lot of packages under it and the wife will never stop buying stocking stuffers but I don’t tend to count them because some of them will be mine. I have been hinting maybe she should visit Marv at the Smoke Shop as I have talked with Marv about a few stocking stuffers in there that I would like it try. Came into the Lodge today to do some mail and to pick my name for the Lodge gift exchange, I got Big Earl’s son Junior, I don’t have a clue what to get him. That is what it makes it so fun, you get to learn about a Lodge member here at Lake Iwanttobethere
  11. Selling my Musky magazine collection. Total 22 Musky Hunter issues and 2 Esox Angler issues: - Musky Hunter 22 issues in excellent/like new condition, most of the issues 2008-2013, and Dec/Jan 2003 - Esox Angler 2 issues excellent/like new condition, 2008 List price for these Musky Hunter is $5/issue, and Esox Angler $8/issue. Asking $40 for the whole lot. Call 651-336-8910 if interested. Thanks for looking!
  12. Tagged out in nd

    Thanks Cheetah. I'm happy I took the shot when I did! Trying like heck to get my son a crack at one and it hasn't come together yet. Maybe this weekend...
  13. How many years on cables? I'm curious.

    Since we are on the subject.... Has anyone every used the synthetic winch rope on their houses? I have it on my UTV winch for raising and lower the plow and love it. http://www.amsteelblue.com/1-4-diameter/
  14. Oooh Baaaacon!

    Stage? More like an addiction...
  15. Bourbon and Whiskey

    what da matter wit ya willis???????????? oh i remember da summer camping with da boonsefarm and ripple!!!!!!!!!!!
  16. Bourbon and Whiskey

    I suppose you assume anyone who drinks any other wine to be a sucker falling for a marketing ploy!
  17. Bourbon and Whiskey

    That is fine del. A lot of people like Ripple and Boonesfarm wines too.
  18. Bourbon and Whiskey

    You said... "I'm not going to discuss it" and I agreed you don't need to. Sucker for the marketing folks. I drink what I like. And I don't like paying way too much for whiskey that tastes no better to me. If you are one of those super taster snobs, more power to you.
  19. How many years on cables? I'm curious.

    I run 5/16 on my new house. My old house had 1/8 form Miltona and lasted just over a yr. I was out the sec time of the yr and seen one was fraying a little when setting it down on the ice. After I had it on the ice I told my son we have to change cables when we get home. Fast forward 6 hrs and crank one side up about half ways and go over to the other side and start cranking it up and the cable broke. If my head would have been in the way it would have been bad news. I had enough cable to restring it. And get it up and locked in. I went to the other side and started to crank and that one popped to. I went and got the floor jack out of the back of the pickup and jacked it up and locked it in place. I put 1/4 on when I got home that night. I take my house in the car wash everytime I come home when its wet it. If you have bad cables change them. For me it every two yrs and thats with 5/16 inch
  20. Bourbon and Whiskey

    Evan Williams might be ok for the skid row drinker who is more into quantity than quality. I don't drink to excess anymore, when I have a drink I care more about how it tastes than I do about what it does to me.
  21. Oooh Baaaacon!

    he's plenty young.............he should grow outta that stage!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  22. Old Double barrel

    I agree, I wouldn't attempt to shoot that gun but it is extremely cool! I would probably take it to a few larger gun shops and see if anyone can give you any info on it just so you know what it is.
  23. How many years on cables? I'm curious.

    I put stainless on my house before I even took it home last year. It was less than $100 and they installed them. I also see them advertised on Craigs place for $50.
  24. How many years on cables? I'm curious.

    Going on the 3rd year and haven't change mine yet.... that being said it is always rinsed off after being used and sits inside a heated shop
  25. DON'T even think about shooting this gun. Leave it as is and hang it on the wall. Maybe put a little plaque with it identifying it as "Granpa's gun" and the dates of his time on earth. My guess is the gun was fired very few times after he arrived in this country. Hang it up-don't BLOW it up!
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