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rundrave

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About rundrave

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  • Birthday 09/18/1981

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    Sioux Falls, SD

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  1. I see more players leaving than more getting signed.... lots of free agent offensive linemen signing with other teams that the vikes could use. Not impressed with offseason so far. And no first round draft pick this year. I would have liked to see Patterson stay. I thought he was under utilized and was always a threat to return a kick for a TD. Sure he had route running issues but its not like they have depth at WR. Then you see stories like this: Ellisons dad blasts vikings Now watch they will end up still over paying and keep Peterson.
  2. a party with lots of friends, a big bonfire and some tannerite
  3. I am a big bottom bouncer fan also when trolling. Depending on your rod/line setup, I like to keep one rod in my hand instead of a rod holder as I troll with a bouncer. While watching your sonar you can feel when you go from a transition area of soft bottom, gravel or rocky transitions and its a quick way to cover ground and locate areas that may hold fish or not. Having a rod with some good sensitivity will help feel the bottom and detect bites. Now as far as the spinner and harness some times they like a whole crawler and 2 hooks other times it may be half a crawler and one hook or it may be leeches. Just depends on the day and body of water and sometimes just a color of the spinner blade will make all the difference. One thing that I like here in SD is being able to have multiple lines out until you figure whats working.
  4. Hey Eric, well said! Glad to see you posting again here.
  5. ya think....but why target such a small sample of land. We are losing conservation areas more and more every year to row crops. at the rate we are going these state lands are probably all that will be left. from the article: the township complaining about maintaining rural roads? I will ask this because I honestly dont know. what are the wheel taxes for combines, tractors, semis and other heavy equipment that use these roads?
  6. cmon people back on topic. I want to here why state land, bought and paid for with license dollars is a burden to a township.
  7. Isn't it ironic that when outdoorsmen and other conservation groups encourage people to be good stewards of the land, and to put more emphasis on conservation they are often told "Dont tell us how to manage our land. If you dont like us drain tiling, burning and bulldozing everything and turning it into row crops go buy your own land"
  8. A lot of good memories, but for me they are quickly overshadowed by him consistently fumbling the ball. I will never forget these: - He put the ball on the ground 3 times in NFC title game in 2010 against the Saints - Another big fumble in the 2016 playoff game against the Seahawks that allowed them to take the lead - and there are many more but those were just brutal In addition to a bunch of off the field antics and idiotic comments I hope he is done in MN.
  9. I realize he still could resign but I was thrilled to see the Vikings not pick up his option. I wish him well in his future endeavors. Worse case scenario: The vikings over pay and keep him after they renegotiate a deal? or He signs with the packers, and wins the Super Bowl with them next year at US Bank stadium?
  10. I am all for getting rid of Rubio but you cant trade him just for the sake of trading him. Rose will bring a lot of garbage a young twolves team doesnt need. Plus he couldn't break through a wet paper bag with out getting injured.
  11. Here you go: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frankie_MacDonald Really hope his forecast is wrong especially for Sioux Falls area but so far looking like hes going to be right.
  12. I got to talk, see, feel and hold guns, talk and pet dogs and hunting for sure it was worth it. they had buy one get one tickets prior to Thursday so 2 people could get in for $10. Yesterday was family day and your entire family could get in free if you signed up for an annual membership which was $35.
  13. Spent about 4hrs there today with my family and had a great time. My twin 6yr olds had a blast and came home with lots of freebies. im not a wine and dine hunting lodge guy so many booths didn't appeal to me. But lots of good dog stuff and conservation talk. i pet and scratched more dogs behind the ear today than I have in my entire life. Looking forward to Sioux Falls hosting it next year.
  14. I had made plans to take tomorrow off and spend the night on the ice tonight with my kids since they don't have school tomorrow. Doesn't look like that's going to be an option any more. I have done some pretty creative things to get on and off the ice before but not going to do that with 2 6 year olds. What a terrible year for ice fishing. Only blessing is that it will keep some pressure off some of the lakes. Might have to play bumper boats at the river but I am really hoping for a cold snap to firm up the shorelines instead.
  15. anyone else make it out in the brookings area since friday? I am just curious as to how the ice is holding up after the rain on Saturday and warm weather today? After a week of warm temps think ice will still be safe for atv's later this week yet?