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About dustin85

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  1. Best trails in WI??

    We are looking to plan a trip for a few of us to ride in WI in August. I am looking for some feedback and ideas for places to ride or stay away from. We have ridden in Clark, Jackson, And Washburn County areas. I prefer to avoid trails that consist of roadways. Not looking for a race or somewhere to get into trouble, but would love some good scenery with some somewhat challenging yet passable trails. Looking forward to hearing what all of you have experienced! Dustin
  2. Each hunter defines success differently

    Good article! One of the better posts I've seen in a long time!
  3. Battery Life?

    I have an 06 Sportsman 500 EFI HO. I am sitll on the original battery. I have a battery tender, but have only used it on my machine twice. I try to start it monthly if I am not using it more frequently, and I alsways shut it off with the key. Dustin
  4. go pro cameras?

    I have one that I use for racing, and I really like it. I have all intentions on using it while hunting, but haven't had the chance yet.
  5. I would never vote for being able to pay a fee in order to stake claim to stand locations on public property. Before you know it, every inch of public land would be claimed rendering the land unusable by the public.
  6. gas can for atv trail riding

    I've heard that the kolpin fuel packs are good, but have never used one myself

    Those things are so ugly!....I love antlers with that much character!!
  8. According to the local news station, this event is cancelled
  9. Cable, WI area...

    We had a trip planned to the Cable, WI area for the 13th-16th weekend. Is there any snow around there? Is it even ridable at this point? Thanks! Dustin
  10. Hand Auger

    Yes, the auger is still available. shoot me an email Dustin thumpwagonp @ hotmail
  11. Party Hunting

    I haven't looked recently ( I do not party hunt), but the book used to state that party hunters must remain within un-aided visual/vocal contact of each other.
  12. Big buck kill by 2 coyotes.

    I had a good laugh at work today when another coworker claimed that these same pics were taken by his cousin! haha!
  13. Hand Auger

    Mine is still available to someone who needs it
  14. I'm registered! Looking forward to seeing some of you there! Dustin
  15. Hello, A few years ago I was about to buy a hand auger from another member of this site. I think it may have been Hawkeye43, but honestly I may not remember exactly. Since I was just starting out at the ice fishing thing and had no equipment, he kindly gave me this auger for free...with one condition: that I pay it forward and give this item to someone else who NEEDS it whenever I got a better one. Well, the time has come and I now have a power auger. I know this is impossible to police, but I would rather give this to someone who may just be starting out, or does not have an auger, etc. This is not meant for someone who is just looking to make a quick buck. I would love to see the tradition of this item carried on throughout this site for years to come. This is definatly not a new item, it is well used but still works. I believe the Auger is a Mora (blue) 7''. It likely needs new blades, but what auger doesn't this time of year ;-) It is located in Mankato. I will not deliver/ship it. feel free to post here or email me on why you need the auger. Thanks! Dustin thumpwagonp @ hotmail Hawkeye43: (I hope I am remembering this right! If I am wrong on the person, I am so sorry!) Thank you for the gift a few years ago! It was much appreciated! Hopefully you are able to check in here and see that I am fulfilling my end of the bargain :-)