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  • Birthday 04/11/1969

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  1. Jameson, Was that muskie in the pic from St. Louis Bay? It looks just like the one I saw a couple weeks ago. It had the same marks but I thought it was a little early for the muskie spawn.
  2. Crows, crows and more crows

    I've seen that too in that area around Lake Street. Thousands of crows roosting in the trees & on houses. Amazing to see, especially the first time. I wonder why they like that area. Is is just warmer with good tall trees?
  3. Too much?

    I never said anything about the way they threw all the 10 lb walleyes on the ice or in the bucket. In my opinion these "big" trophy walleyes should be released. They show zero respect for the fishery & it's total gluttony.
  4. Too much?

    Sickening & stupid. It could have been a great video but they have zero respect for those big fish.
  5. I found a small tackle box at Ann Lake in Chanhassen a couple weeks ago. If you lost one please describe it. If it's yours I'll make sure you get it back. - Vern
  6. Soft body frog hooks?

    Hook - usually a 5/0 EWG Gamakatsu. Frog - Zoom Horny Toad or Gambler Buzzin Cane Toad.
  7. 2008 F150 Paint Peeling

    Hi Guys, I just washed my 2008 F-150 & noticed that a small strip of paint had peeled off exactly how Mid-Lake Rock described it above. I don't see any rust or damage, just paint flaking off. I was searching on-line for solutions & found this old thread. My truck has 65,000 miles & is 6 years old so I don't think it's covered under warranty. Any suggestions on the best way to fix this? I plan on keeping the truck for at least 3-4 years. *Mid-Lake, any updates on your truck? Thanks - Vern
  8. Hazey Perch

    Cool pic, even without seeing the eagles right away.
  9. What's your favorite fishing show?

    Wisconsin's Waters & Woods - Gillespie Hunt for Big Fish In-Depth Outdoors Keye's Outdoors
  10. In the market for a new Auger

    I've had a Strikemaster 2 HP Lazer Mag for over 12 years now. Still starts within 3 pulls every time! I just add fresh gas/oil every year & it's good to go. I can't remember the last time I even changed the spark plug. It ran great today.
  11. Yep, Kars4Kids is horrible! And PA calling everyone honey is ridiculous. I just tuned today after not listening for a few years.
  12. River rocks!

    That's interesting LeeKen. I saw a large flock flying around a dam/rapids on the Crow River today. It looked like they were picking off bugs also. I've only seen them a few times but never over water. Pretty cool to watch the aerobatic maneuvers, especially when they get so close.
  13. What rain gear to buy??

    I bought the Guidewear (non-insulated). I know this set retailed for over $500 so it was an amazing deal. They even threw in large tackle bag for free!
  14. What rain gear to buy??

    Last Fall I got a brand new set of Guide Wear for about $160. I originally paid about $240 for the jacket & bibs on sale. The price dropped even more a week later so I visited the store & they gave me an $80 credit. Check the bargain cave! You might have to wait until Fall to see another deal like that though.