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  1. Today
  2. Lunch

    Yeah, it's not BigDave for nothing there fella!
  3. Lunch

    It's dinner and supper!
  4. Pickled beets

    My wife loooves Beets. Here's my recipe Lot of beets, as many as you can fit in to a large boiling pan. .add 1 cup draino .add 1 cup muriatic acid .heat with a blow torch throw off hwy over pass so they get tender under semi truck tries for one hour. Then go get some food and have a Beer! Enjoy! Hate um!
  5. Who's ready?

    The guy who told me this said teal were in big groups and he saw a few hundred
  6. Who's ready?

    Just cuz they're flying that direction don't mean the migration started! Summer-like temps again this year for the opener. I don't think they're bugging out yet. Last year I saw teal in NE MN in the 3rd week of October! I have enough shells and some calls I suck at blowing, along with decoys that sport my initials and '87 so I guess I'm as ready as every other year!
  7. Pickled beets

    Never heard of one where ya DON'T cook the beets....but who knows? Here's one I used years ago... EASY PICKLED BEETS (1 Quart) 2 bunches small beets – ends trimmed and scrubbed 4 small onions – sliced and separate rings ½ cup liquid from boiled beets ½ cup white vinegar ½ cup honey – go local! ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon cinnamon or cinnamon stick ¼ teaspoon cloves Bring beets and enough water to cover to a boil over high heat. Reduce to medium and continue to boil for 45 minutes. With 5 minutes remaining on beets add onion slices. Drain beets and onions, reserving ½ cup of the liquid, set aside. While the beets and onions cool add beet liquid, vinegar, honey, salt, cinnamon, and cloves to medium sauce pan and bring to a boil. Peel beets (this should be easy once they are cooled), and slice. Add sliced beets and onions to a Mason jar, or air tight container of your choosing. Cover beets with boiled liquid, cover, and refrigerate at least 24 hours before eating. I prefer them after about 72 hours.
  8. Lunch

    If that's lunch, I'd love to see dinner!!
  9. Pickled beets

    We can't find our recipe for pickled beets. Haven't done this for a couple of years. Wife and I both certain we didn't cook the beets.....we just packed them in hot jars, poured the brine over, then boiled the sealed jars for 15-20 minutes. I can't find a recipe that says you don't have to cook beets. Does any one have such a recipe? Our brine contained cinnamon sticks and cloves. I imagine we could just add these ingredients to any regular vinegar/sugar/water brine though. Mostly just wondering about using raw beats vs uncooked beets. Thanks...Jim
  10. Yesterday
  11. Lunch

    Looks good, for sure.
  12. Lunch

    No, but this is what I would get if I was there.
  13. Direct to Dish

    Really? I told them I will Only Agree to one year if the discounts are for one year and no problem. About two years ago I did call Direct TV and they wouldn't throw a deal. So I canceled my service then left for the weekend. I came home called them and said dish didn't show up to put it in and asked if they wanted me back has a new customer or if I just needed to let dish install it. They flipped it back on and gave me the deal. You will never get the "deal" with the first person you talk to. You have to talk to at least 2 people and the second one always gives in. I could really care less which one I have, but learning the channel number lineup sucks big time. I had dish about 6yrs ago and what made me go to direct tv is I had my dish get out of line on the roof of my two story house. They were gonna charge me $50-$100 for a tech to come set it right so I'd get a signal. I left and went to direct....The games they play are stupid.
  14. Who's ready?

    Heard the teal started to move south from some friends fishing the Minnesota river. I hope some stuck around Princeton but I know there is some wood ducks around
  15. Direct to Dish

    Dish Network is a little tufter to tune in. They use a skew to get both satellites that is why they are turned a little. I go through how much direct charges me every other year. I just ask for someone in charge and they usually lower it to a satisfactory amount. Last time they lowered it to 52 something because I have AT&T phone so they cut it in half.
  16. Lunch

    That looks good. Don't pay no mind Dave to that instigator!!!
  17. Who's ready?

    I am pretty much ready. Not sure where you guys are hunting but up here the weather looks really good. Cloudy, 50's, NW wind 5-10 MPH. Will be taking my son on his fist duck opener. I myself have not gone for many years so am actually quite excited for it. There are a few birds around so we should get a few. Will be hiking into a WPA that is a bit of a walk so crowds will not be an issue. Good chance we will have the pond to ourselves.
  18. Lunch

    So, you're at Emma's for lunch?
  19. Who's ready?

    Good luck folks!
  20. Who's ready?

    Yep, it's looking to be a warm one. I still have a bunch to get ready but i've got all day tomorrow to scout and prep. Good Luck!
  21. Lunch

    Lunch.....fit for a king! Roast beef commercial with left over beef roast. Just thought I'd share.
  22. Honey burn

    Maybe I should try something similar. I am hunting alone, but could probably get my neighbor to help. Thanks for the suggestion. Rockin Randy
  23. Direct to Dish

    I called Direct yesterday and they offered me a fair price but it was only for 12 months and 12 months at regular price. That was with a 2 year contract. Dish is no contract and 24 months at one price. I asked the lady at Direct if they thought it was better to loose a customer of 35 years or match the competition.. She had no reasonable reply. So,, Hello Dish Network.. And I was on the phone 20 mins.
  24. Who's ready?

    I am ready except it looks like it’s going to be warm and buggy.
  25. Opening Day

    No clue yet somewhere with a cheap motel and some public land
  26. The recent heatwave has slowed down everything but mosquitos it seems. Lots of deer, whose young are losing their spots, were mobile until it hit 85 degrees. They've been congregating around white oak trees, whose acorns are dropping fast. Friday Sept. 22 is the autumnal equinox, the first official day of the astronomical fall. Colors are changing quickly and leaves are starting to fall. More than half the state is reporting 50 percent color with a handful reporting 75 percent color on the Wisconsin Department of Tourism's Fall Color Report (exit DNR).Deer archery and crossbow season opened on Saturday, Sept. 16. Small game, ruffed grouse, and turkey seasons are also open. There was also a youth duck hunt with hunters reporting it was hot with a large fresh hatch of mosquitos. Conditions look favorable for the opening of the northern zone duck season this weekend. Mallard and wood ducks are abundant and also spotted are increasing numbers of teal, shovelers and pintail. Woodcock season opens this weekend. Large numbers migrating Canada geese are flocking in and along with locally nesting "giant" Canada geese are starting to build up in numbers on area wetlands, crop fields, golf courses, parks, and other staging areas and hunters have been successful. .
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