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  • Birthday 07/08/1967

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    Rockville, Minnesota
  1. I purchased a new boatlift and need the old one's steel, steel wheels but it works. My place is on Pleasant Lake near Rockville, shoot me a text if interested. 3207612805.
  2. Kenai Peninsula in mid June

    I snagged a lot of reds at the mouth of the resurrection river down Nash road@June 20, 2012. Two hours before and after high tide. Paid a guy a five bucks at a small shack and had all my own gear......well worth it. lots of locals are down there and just using a weighted treble hook I and my son snagged a bunch of beautiful salmon over a couple of days (50 pounds of cleaned fillets) and also an awesome trip out of millers landing for a limit of Halibut, yellow eyes and black rockfish. I would highly recommend either method to put some nice fish on ice. Good luck!
  3. Roll Call - spring salmon run!!!

    yep...different kind of fishing but effective
  4. Roll Call - spring salmon run!!!

    Just got back tonight with 170 lbs of halibut, sockeye, yellow eyes and black rockfish.. the salmon were easily caught on mcdonald beach in seward...son and I caught our limit of very nice fish Tuesday and Thursday also a flounder to boot. We did try the russian river where it meets the Kenai near cooper landing and some were catching but tougher for us....rivers were really running with warm temps and snow melt. I think susitna was closed....check ahead....Halibut in Seward were biting, we got our limit and saw one weighed at 185 lbs...a true beast
  5. Roll Call - spring salmon run!!!

    june 14 - 24....I'll be there
  6. 2012 June Alaska trip

    I will up there June 14 to June 24......looking for the same question to be answered. I would really love to catch some Halibut but hitting a river or stream with lighter tackle for trout would be awesome...please continue to share any ideas !!!!!
  7. Do i turn them in?

    totally unacceptable and ruining it for our kids
  8. Just a Dog...

    For all of us that have owned and loved our furry friend we know what "Just a Dog" means, and when my buddy of 13 years went down for the long nap last fall I realized what a loss it was for my family, Labs4ME I hurt a bit for you, but as someone told me on this site a year or so ago just remember all of the great memories and it will surely bring a smile to your face as it always has for me. RIP Breeze.
  9. My son needs to go through gun safety before the Fall hunting season, does anyone know of any classes being offered in the St. Cloud area between now and Oct.? I checked the DNR HSOforum and Elk River is currently the closest class, we did use the apprentice deal last year so this year(my son will be 13 on August 16), he will need his gun safety certificate......any help will be appreciated.
  10. Campground near Gooseberry Falls?

    We stayed in a Tent, it was great, the site was like three tiers, one up above for parking, one with table/fire pit for eating, then walk down below right to the shore, like I said, I would highly recommend Lambs. (Get a shoreside site!!)
  11. Campground near Gooseberry Falls?

    I would highly recommend Lambs, we stayed there last year and waking up to the sound of waves hitting the rocks on Lake Superior was awesome, very nice campground the people were friendly and everything was very clean. The location is good also, we golfed St. Croix National, rode those mountain slides and spent a day in Grand Marais and didn't have to go far to any of those places.
  12. Ryan, I feel your pain, but I also share your joy in the memories of a lost buddy. We miss you Henry XXXII!!
  13. Where to find smelt

    Don't know what to tell you, last weekend my 12 year old and I slaughtered the pike on smelt.....brought home some nice ones to pickle and released quite few, IMO the smelt work better for the larger pike, the average size catching them on smelt is bigger.I caught most of the pike quite shallow, maybe 6 to 10 feet at the deepest.
  14. Where to find smelt

    yes, they are prtty good sized, I brought sixteen up north to a lake near Aitkin and came home with zero last Sunday. Caught pike anywhere from 2 lbs to 10 lbs on them, so although they are big the Pike didn't seem to mind. The smelt are whole and frozen solid just as they are when they are netted.Bought another dozen yesterday and will try a local lake tomorrow to see if I can't get a few more Northern before I start filling the pickling jars !!!
  15. Where to find smelt

    Buy mine at Byerlys (in St. Cloud). Works absolutely excellent on tip up with quick strike rig !!