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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. 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
  4. Soft body frog hooks?

    Hook - usually a 5/0 EWG Gamakatsu. Frog - Zoom Horny Toad or Gambler Buzzin Cane Toad.
  5. 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
  6. Hazey Perch

    Cool pic, even without seeing the eagles right away.
  7. Yep, Kars4Kids is horrible! And PA calling everyone honey is ridiculous. I just tuned today after not listening for a few years.
  8. 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.
  9. Flathead Catfish Photo Gallery

    Jarrid, That's a channel cat.
  10. Brown Bass, White Bass OH MY!

    Nice Rum! That's a huge smallie especially for that stretch.
  11. Topwater bass action 9-3

    Cyberfish, Great photos as usual. I like the creativity with the distance shots & the bass looking at the frog. I'm curious, what camera do you use? If I remember right it's not an SLR. Cool stuff! - Vern
  12. Whats eating my tomatoes

    If you've seen squirrels then that's probably the culprit. They can climb or jump over fencing & chicken wire without a problem. I have rabbits, chipmunks, red squirrels & gray squirrels. In my garden it's the gray squirrels that I've seen eating the tomatoes. They take a few bites out of the low-hanging fruit as soon as they turn red. I started pulling them a little early so they could ripen inside.
  13. Carpenter Ants

    Thanks for the info everyone. Looks like I'll call an exterminator. Please let me know if you have any recommendations around the twin cities. I think I'll try Terro 1st though. - Vern
  14. Carpenter Ants

    Hi everyone, Any advice on getting rid of carpenter ants? I've noticed small sawdust piles under my front door over the last couple weeks (I have cedar siding). I can see large black ants moving in & out of a small hole under the door. I've tried a few different baits & granules that claim to kill carpenter ants but I've had no luck so far. Any good ideas? Do I have to call an exterminator? Thanks, Vern