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Weather on Opener

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I see the Brainerd weather forecast for Saturday is almost 20 degrees colder than today. It seems like this always happens on the opener.

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At least the chance of rain is low! smile

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I thought it was always supposed to be cold and miserable on opener? We do live in Minnesota!

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I can't remember the last time the weather was decent for opener. It always seems to be cold, rainy or really windy. I don't think I'm gonna put the arctic armor away just yet.

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But! the ice is off the lake. It's a day I have not missed for over 30 years on the lake

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Nothing like a good wet cold front on the opener. Like others said I dont' remember the last decent opener. However Sunday looks to be really good weatherwise. Of course I am busy with church and dance recitals......

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should be interesting to see how many times it changes between here and there, I know in a matter of 12hrs they up'd the wind forecast by 10mph for Sat in that area! grin need a good walleye chop anyway...and chiropractor on Monday am

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It snowed on me last year and I still had a blast. I don't think any type of weather would keep me from at least heading out for a little while. One more day of work. Saturday 12:01 can't get here soon enough.

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Ya, it never fails to either be cold, rainy, windy or all three on opener. However I do remember about 20 years ago when it was 80 degrees, sunny, a very light breeze along with a great day of fishing. I wish that happen again once and a while.

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how much you want to bet it will be howling out of the north and raining on ML for opener...just like it does every year

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Sounds to me like it'll be another typical opener. The weather doesn't bother me too much, but that wind can end a day on the water real quick.

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Its called the Minnesota Dept of Tourism..keep the weather report positive until the last moment..gotta get people up north to spend money..can you imagine if they came out the real weather report ahead of the opener?..no one except the hardcores would be going..no kids, mommies and grandmas. Been noticing this for years..finally decided to put off opener till next wknd, less people, hassle with moms day. Good luck to everyone that goes though!

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the weather is almost always better the weekend after, with that said i usually go opener, but cant this year!

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Hurricane force winds, hail, snow, tropical downpours or 3 foot rolling whitecaps or not I'm going fishing this weekend.

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I ditch the opener and go the following weekend. It was fun when I was a kid, but now that I'm the one doing all the work and driving through traffic, I have a new appreciation for my dad.

Opener was all fun then. Now it's a lot of work and many more people fighting for the boat launch, etc.

It's not like deer hunting where it's the only week to go out.

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