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  1. 3 points
    leech~~

    I couldn't help myself!

    Picked up a new to me sled with only a 122 miles on it! It's the same sled I already have Arctic Cat Panther 570 fan, which I will only use since I ice fish more then trail ride. Things in perfect shape the guy used it like 4 times with his family and has 120 compression on both sides and is Mint! Not as pretty as the old Black and red one which has 3165 miles on it but just to nice to pass up. Old ones going on C/list now.
  2. 3 points
    Duffman

    Bear-ly Won!

  3. 2 points
    rundrave

    Smaller brisket smoke method

    Much better results this time. Nailed it!
  4. 2 points
    pumper317

    Tv moose

    I just read nicole from driven just shot a moose after 8 days in the bush. I looked up the outfitter... $22,000 hunt. I understand that they have sponsors, but man... I guess I'm never doing that hunt that they do yearly. any one else sick of hunting celebrities making the bucket list an impossible goal more and more each year.
  5. 2 points
    Notime

    Trail cam Pic's or Video

    Finally! Horns! First buck that we've seen.
  6. 2 points
    WELL THE BOYS are back! the RV followed by the pickups returned Saturday afternoon and with a lurch the RV parked on the edge of the parking lot where I noticed a steady drip of catsup forming a little pool under it. Well on closer examination it was really trannie fluid but with a RV powered by bio-diesel and smelling like French fries a case could be made for the catsup. There was no movement for awhile then the side door of the RV open and the guys came out one by one. Wearing carhart jackets, jeans or brush pants, redwings boots on feet with untied laces tangling. Bags in hands or backpacks slung over shoulders. Dog carriers were open on the pickups and Gypsy, Rose and Lee hopped out on to the new limestone of the lot, stretched a little then headed to the woods to relieve themselves. From out of the RV another dog appeared one that I did not recognize and someone else who appeared to be his or hers owner. The guys made their way into the Lodge and there was a question if they were going to make it to the big round table but they did. A few guys just put their arms on the table and rested their heads on their arms and I think they went to sleep. I looked back at the bar and Honey Sauce was holding up a beer mug and I nodded my head yes. She then took out some frosted mugs from the freezer, filled them with Hamms and brought them to the round table. A couple of the resting guys noses twitched and their hands went out searching for the beer mugs while still keeping their eyes closed. Lips found the mugs and slurping sounds could be heard followed by a few sighs. No one was talking but I knew they would sooner or later. The new guy let in the four dogs and Gypsy, Rose and Lee plopped down in front of the fireplace and the brown dog made a round of the Lodge before he to found a spot off to the side of the fireplace. New guy pulled up a chair and leaning back he to closed his eyes, he looked a little familiar but I was having a hard time placing him. I caught Honey waving at me out of the corner of my eye holding a soup bowl. I looked at the wall clock and I knew we had only served up about a dozen bowls of the grouse soup and I nodded yes to Honey and she started filling up bowls and putting them on a serving cart. She rolled the cart over to the round table and noses started sniffing and a few eyes opened. I will admit I had out done myself with the grouse soup, Fourteen grouse breasts had been diced up and added to the big pot, wild rice and some sweet onion along with garden carrots from my own garden. A stalk of celery and as the day went on and the soup simmered I had made dumplings which I had eaten several bowls of myself. Fresh rolls were brought to the table along with a pound of Old McDonnell’s butter and slowly but surely the guys started to stir and the clanking of spoons on the sides of bowls could be heard. Honey brought over a few pitchers of Hamms and set them on the table and some small talk broke out. The guys reminded me of times when we would go out searching for lost hunters and when we found them it just took a little while for them to get their bearings again. Lodge door open and several grouse hunters came in holding their free meal tickets. I went and helped Honey load up bowls and we left the guys at the round table alone, I am sure they will tell me about their trip now that they are back at Lake Iwanttobethere
  7. 1 point
    rundrave

    Smaller brisket smoke method

    You don't get a smoke ring like that with liquid smoke either
  8. 1 point
    Big Dave2

    Smaller brisket smoke method

    Looks a whole lot better than a boiled brisket....
  9. 1 point
    eyeguy 54

    A few from Bowstring

    took a few pics while not catching perch.
  10. 1 point
    btupy

    2017 Fish House rv Build

    And finally some finished pictures. Rod holders in the back rests of the rear dinette. UV lights in bench for charging glow in the dark jigs. Switches next to the radio control the outdoor speakers and the other controls the exterior strobe lights. I have a strobe controller wired into the trailer lights. I did LED strip lights instead of the traditional individual hole lights.
  11. 1 point
    Getanet

    I couldn't help myself!

    I thought my buddy might be interested, but it's not in his budget right now. Good luck on the sale.
  12. 1 point
    leech~~

    Smaller brisket smoke method

    I've got a small one waiting. Just trying to find time when I and the smoker will be in the same spot for enough hours! I have a good feeling that the week after Deer Hunting closes and Ice forms. The smoker will be doing a lot of catch up!!!
  13. 1 point
    fishuhalik

    Nodak

    I wouldn't even bother going to NoDak before Nov 1. Too many yahoos. There's still plenty of guys up there later, but at least most of them are legitimate hunters
  14. 1 point
    CaptainMusky

    B$G 10 Hockey

    Redirect your anger toward NCHC because its their fault this game is not televised. BigTen network and FSN offered to air it, but NCHC chose to keep it "in-house". Its all a money grab. They are hoping that people flock to their streaming service at the tune of $25 just for this game. Nope, I've got better things to do.
  15. 1 point
    FIFTY-TWO IN the boat here and we are looking at a high of sixty-five. Would be a great day to spend time out on the water but it is even a better time to make that push on fall projects that did not get done this summer. I have been busy all of this week as the weather has been surprisingly nice allowing me and the daughter to work on the front deck and the big deck here at the cabin. Was hoping just to sand the front deck but the old stain started coming up in clumps so the power washer came out and now we are a day behind as it needs to dry. The big back deck needed attention to as it sanded up fine but we found a few cedar board ends had rotted away and so a trip had to be made to town and replacement boards bought at the lumber yard. The daughter did a fine job of plunge cutting the bad sections out and screwing in replacements.   Today we are going to putty up some knotholes and stain the front small deck and do all the railings. Tomorrow we will stain the big deck and give it a few days of no traffic so it can dry good and not get any scuff marks. Have a few more sections of concrete that I want to replace but did not think I would get around to but with the down right nice weather they just might get done. Wife is working her way though a nasty cold so all she can do is watch and be the foremen to the foremen. The Tenners are in school so I can’t use them and this weekend Sunshine Ray is calling for cooler temps and some rain. Might be the end of the outdoor staining and painting season for me. Hammering Hank and Skinny along with some of the lodge membership is also working on the Lodges big decks. They are hoping to take advantage of tomorrow’s weather and finishing up on them.   Of course not everyone here at the lake is trying to finish up projects. Already this morning I have seen a few boats trolling by my place and I of course will exchange a wave and maybe a shout out to see if they are catching anything. Have also heard the sound of gunfire and that tells me there are grouse hunters out. I always stop what I am doing to listen for a second or third shot and wonder to myself if it is a down bird or just a clean miss. We did get a couple of hard frosts over the weekend and leaves here close to the water are now turning color and a few trees have dropped them. Not my apple tree though, leaves are still green and the apples are a nice bright red. Matter of fact the wife did bake up three pies on Sunday after I peeled the apples and then she complained that the pies were all gone as of yesterday. My only comment was that "You did make them to eat, right?" Maybe tonight I will have the daughter pick more apples and I will peel them for another three pies. If it does rain on Saturday I think me and my neighbor Chuck are going to head up to the deer shack, aka The Hotel and poke around some. I know Chuck wants to put up a couple of trail cams and bring the propane tank back to town to get refilled. Since it is on the way we will also swing by the Resort and check in with Vic and I might even just stay over and watch the football game there on Sunday. I will bring Duncan with so we will not have to worry about him on the freshly stained decks and hopefully new poured sidewalk slabs. With any luck I might be able to get some of Vic’s canned red sauce as he did do some canning and he got a lot of tomatoes to ripen late. Only thing I have left in the ground at my place is carrots and we have been using them in stews and I am going to make a mess of pasties next week and will put some carrots in them. Hope you who read this are fishing or bird hunting not mowing grass and staining like I am here at Lake Iwanttobethere.
  16. 1 point
    SwivelDigger

    Ugly Week 31

    Wow.....6th win of the season and it gets called ugly.......J/K. Getting down to the last few races and we have a pretty good battle going on for the top spot. I know I’m about out of decent picks left but we’ll see what happens. Good luck everybody
  17. 1 point
    Hawg

    Sure Step

    Sorry but $200 seems pretty high for that thing to me. Thousands of less expensive alternatives.
  18. 1 point
    Adam NWI

    Hydraulic Frames

    Last weekend I switched out my ramp door for a bay window. I'd like to spray foam it, but I'm sure I won't be able to find anyone willing to do it professionally in my area, at least not at a reasonable price. Last winter I had to drive an hour and a half to get the rest of it spray foamed for about $2000. One company told me they wouldn't fire up their equipment for less than 1800. For this small of an area I'm thinking I would be just fine with the foam boards @ 2-3/4" thick with the furring. Otherwise, does anyone know how well those Menards Froth Packs work? $360 still seems kind of spendy to spray foam that little area myself.
  19. 1 point
    HUJU

    Wheel House build

    It's been awhile since I've had time to upload pictures. There has been a lot of progress made! The siding is up and finished! The process was more difficult to manage with the bends and my lack of tape measure skill lol If i were to do the bends again I would make sure to order 2 sheets extra and order them at the length required to wrap the entire house. From the point on the nose all the way back to the middle of the rear wall. There ended up being vertical seams along the sides here, which in hind sight, isn't ideal. One thing that i'm not sure I've noted is the bottom white trim. A lot of people use J- Channel on the bottom but you can order a trim called a step down. Which works awesome around the lower edges and doesn't fill up with ice and snow. The trailer lights are all wired up and working. Seeing whats back behind these big trailers always drives me crazy so i bought the ones with reverse lights built in. The maiden voyage was out into the parking lot and then back into the shop. It didn't fall apart so it was a success. I took a few pictures of the bending process. It was a pretty simple setup. A big piece of angle aluminum secured between 2 - 2x4's with 2 clamps a bar and a big hammer worked really well. If you're going to do this make sure to add half of the rib height to whatever the measurement you're trying to hit is. And as i mentioned before, buy the length to wrap the house from the front point all the way to the middle of the rear wall. We would clamp the bar down then hit it with the hammer to "break" the corrugations. Once they were broken it bent extremely easy. We also got most of the lighting on the inside roughed in. I have 4 110 outlets and 2 USB plug ins for cell phone/misc charging. All of the lighting will run on 12V. I'm no engineer but, each of the lights in the picture draw 240mA so with them all on I'm thinking i'll get about 30 hours of run time on one battery. There will be 2 batteries for lighting and USB and a separate one for the heater so I should be ok for a weekend "off the grid". I'll have a generator as well to run the TV and other goodies which can charge the batteries as well. I also picked up the material for the interior. Menard's is having their 11% sale until 10/21/17 and also a sale on their 5/16" Cedar tongue and groove. Between the two sales I got the price down to just under $1 per square foot. Apparently, they aren't stocking this specific Cedar anymore so I had to buy 3 different stores out of stock to get all that I needed. In the end I still didn't have enough to do the roof so i bought some Birch plywood to finish that part. I think a lighter ceiling will help the place feel a little bigger anyways. I got antsy last night and finished some of the cedar boards with Natural Finish Watco Danish Oil. It turned out to be the exact look I was going for. From what I've read i think finishing them all before installation is the way to go. Then once everything is up doing a quick coat of Danish to even everything out. At this point i'm counting the Steps left to go instead of how many I have done! It's getting close to starting the fun part ( the interior). I'll keep everyone posted on the progress!
  20. 1 point
    GrahamD

    Panfish Photo Gallery

    Great job for this kid!
  21. 1 point
    I have to stop procrastinating, ice will be here before I know it! I made a little progress lately, I painted the inside, installed cedar accessory boards and thermostat and hopefully by this weekend have the rubber flooring down. I also ordered the termination cap for the furnace, should be seeing that in the next week or so. I also have a custom cushion being built to fit my bench seating. Got a question on rattle reels, I am looking at the all aluminum ultimate rattle reels. Anybody use them? They seem a little spendy but not too concerned about the price, looking to see if there are any reviews out there. If those don’t seem to fit your need, what other brands have u used and feedback on them would be nice also. I will take some pics this weekend for a quick update.
  22. 1 point
    tomasz20

    Underwater lake trout strikes video

    Amazing point of view!! See how it looks like when lake trout bite your bait and how they fight underwater. It shows how a lake trout reacts to different speeds. We were trolling for lake trout using a variety of baits including bondy baits, spoons, divers and plugs.
  23. 1 point
    bbfenatic

    Wild Regular Season 2017-18

    You mean like Chicago is doing with Hossa? Great idea...think of the space that would clear up!
  24. 1 point
    hoppe56307

    Wild Regular Season 2017-18

    Parise Update: Zach Parise, battling an undisclosed injury, was in a red jersey and skating on a line with Joel Eriksson Ekand Eric Staal. The goal for the past several days was for him to make his season debut this weekend. But early in practice, Parise left the ice and did not return. "I talked briefly with Chuck, but he said it was a setback. I don't know how much of a setback or anything," Boudreau said. "I know I talked to him before practice and he felt great. That's why he was in a red color and was ready to go. The next thing I know, somebody told me he went off. I don't know why he went off. Obviously, something didn't feel right." My feelings is that he needs to be put on the LTIL and get 100%.
  25. 1 point
    Wanderer

    Tv moose

    I'd just expect a 72 inch moose. No need for that many people who have no idea what they're doing.
  26. 1 point
    ANYFISH2

    Panfish Photo Gallery

    Yeah it was, he getting good at it too. He has caught the biggest sunfish, crappie, sucker, and walleye in family for 2017. Making his old man look bad.
  27. 1 point
    bobbymalone

    Tv moose

    I can't imagine having the disposable income to drop $22K on a moose hunt.
  28. 1 point
    monstermoose78

    Tv moose

    Nope so I am good
  29. 1 point
    nofishfisherman

    Maplewood State Park

    I wanted to go back and try from the pier when I had a little time by myself when I wasn't unhooking little blue gills one after another unfortunately I never did find the time which is pretty typical for my life right now with 2 young kids. It looked like the end of the pier was set up right on the edge of a weed line in the 8-10" range. For a fishing pier it looked to be in a pretty decent spot. Most piers are placed for convenient access and usually in poor fishing spots.
  30. 1 point
    DonBo

    Maplewood State Park

    This trip has been on my bucket list for a long time, ever since I saw some your pics on here. Sorry, quality of some of these are not great, all shot on my phone. What a beautiful place. We hit the timing just right, and the weather was perfect.
  31. 1 point
    LoonASea

    Underwater lake trout strikes video

    You can find them for $129 on hsolist ,,,, I use mine on Superior ,,,With its clear water it works great ,,, Inland lakes shorten up the leader
  32. 1 point
    GrahamD

    Panfish Photo Gallery

    Beautiful fish and nice experience for your boy!
  33. 1 point
    leech~~

    Tv moose

    Geez, for that kind of money I want a Moose and 72 virgins!
  34. 1 point
    birdguy

    "Rough" Grouse

    We got 14 in the Crane Lake area last week. Monday and Tuesday were slow but things picked up by Wednesday when it warmed up a little. Birds were far and few between and we figure it was an average of about 8-10 miles of trail walking per bird taken although, I did take four on one trail on Wednesday morning.
  35. 1 point
    bbfenatic

    Wild Regular Season 2017-18

    A few of observations from last night's game: We played without $20+ Million in salaries and did OK...got a point at least. Secondly Suter was a -4, Spurg a -3. We got Cullen on the cheap and still not getting our money's worth IMO. Also...I'm getting a little tired of Dubs whining everytime he lets in a goal. It is gonna be a real circus until they get healthy and then who knows what this team is going to be like, we really have no idea yet IMO but the play of our Vets has not been stellar by any means thus far...except for Stewie who has been out of his head.
  36. 1 point
    Mystery solved !! Turns out its a Rockford trailer that were made in Rockford MN around the 70s or so. John Deere dealer over by me said they used to sell them years ago. And that is the original green with yellow rims.
  37. 1 point
    Looks like its mostly there and a lot of polishing and cleaning will go a long way. A new leopard seat skin and should be a pretty cool sled. One thing nice about the old sleds there wasn't a lot to them.
  38. 1 point
    tacklejunkie

    Just Food and Drink

    Love Philly Cheesesteak sandwiches
  39. 1 point
    Lunker

    Vacation for the rut

    I'll be off October 30-Nov 23, so I know two things; I'll have the rut covered, and a sore rear end from sitting in the stand. Also will kill some ducks in there somewhere I'm sure
  40. 1 point
    DonBo

    Maplewood State Park

    I spent less than an hour on the dock at Beers Lake launch ramp (fishing pier was busy) 2nd cast, had a 4' musky follow my Silver Minnow right up to the dock. Never did hit, but that sure made my day.
  41. 1 point
    nofishfisherman

    Maplewood State Park

    Went to Maplewood for the first time this summer with the family. Its a beautiful park with a really diverse landscape with the hardwood hills, grassy meadows, and small lakes and ponds. I'm for sure going to have to put a fall trip to the park on my "to do" list. The fishing dock on I believe it was Beers lake kept my 4 year old daughter happy and busy catching little blue gills all afternoon. Each one was caught, given a kiss, and released by my daughter.
  42. 1 point
    Kidd

    Gopher Nation

    Wacker part Deux.
  43. 1 point
    rl_sd

    Smaller brisket smoke method

    Yeah.... the oven would have worked fine from the stall point anyone - but I figured I would be up taking a leak with all the beer I drank so what the hell.
  44. 1 point
    smurfy

    Smaller brisket smoke method

    sounds to me DEL 's noggin;s been boiled to long!!!!!!!!!!
  45. 1 point
    ANYFISH2

    Panfish Photo Gallery

    My boy Isaac with his PB(and family best) 1lb 4oz bluegill.
  46. 1 point
    We were up there this week as well, nowhere near as good fishing for us. Two small fish (3#ers) Tuesday out of Rowley's Bay - bait was everywhere in large balls with fish mixed in but not biting what we were pulling. Wed had winds gusts to gale force per NOAA, went to the hardware store in Algoma, watched the waves break over the wall in the harbor for a few minutes. Fished Gills Rock Mon evening and Thur morning lots of bait, lots of fish, no action. We ran from 2.0 to a bit over 3 mph/gps, small spoons to magnums and flys, very frustrating. Nowiser where were you fishing out of? What baits were working for you? How deep? Inquiring minds want to know.
  47. 1 point
    That's too bad. The fish were ON FIRE up there. I went out with my dad and uncle with our tiller walleye boat, and hardly a clue what we were doing, and we crushed them! Ended up with 118 pounds of packaged salmon fillets. I think I can honestly say it was the most fun fishing trip I've had in my life. Here's my biggest of the trip, 25 pounds.
  48. 0 points
    leech~~

    Tv moose

    Yea, not unless you got 72 virgins hanging around!