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Weekend Family Vacation for Under $200!!

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Nice One Bedroom, completely equipped, lakeview cabins available at High Banks Resort with A/C on Lake Winnie!! Perfect for a family of 4!! FM special rate!! Book a new reservation for anytime July 6 - August 31, 2009, stay two nights for $199.95 + tax. New Splash Park and Playground Center!! Check us out online at www.highbanks.com or call at 800-365-2560!! Family Activities!! Only 180 miles from the Twin Cities!! Call today for best availability!!

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This sounds like a great get away and a good deal as well.

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Wow, good deal. I may be calling you shortly after I talk to my boss! (Mrs. Leechbait)

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Sounds great!! Looking forward to hearing from you and hosting your vacation!! Just mention the FM special when you call!! 800-365-2560.

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Hey Rick and Kim do you guys have any deals going mid week the 2nd week in Aug.? Nothing too fancy we are coming up to fish and just get away for a bit. Dogs ok? Leashed of course.

E-mail me any info please. It will be just my better half and I.

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Hello!! Sure that would be great!! We have Cabin #9/#10 available for those dates!! Completely equipped cabins with air conditioning!! Our mid - week special, pay for two nights get the 3rd night free!! The rate would be $240 for a 3 night stay. We do accept Pets!! $10/day fee. Call us at 800-365-2560 to make arrangements. We'd love to host your summer vacation!!

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Guys it looks like we want cabin #10 for Aug. Tried to call a few times but no answer. Please e-mail me and we can set it in stone. Thanks.

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Got it!! I'll write you down for cabin #10 for arrival on Aug 11 and departure on August 14th. Sorry I missed your phone call - we had a few power surges today. May have caught it at that time. We look forward to hosting your vacation!!

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Ill call ya tomorrow with my card info. Thanks guys! How will the bite be at that time?

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Kim thanks for the fast reply and Ill see ya in Aug. I hope the bite and weather are good.

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sounds like i'm coming to winnie for vacation this year

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Got it! Thanks for choosing High Banks!! Looking forward to hosting your vacation on Lake Winnie!! See you soon!!

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lookin for a little get away for the wife and i.for the week end of 8-7 any thing open?

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We have two cabins still available for those dates, Cabin #2 and Cabin #3. Very spacious, one bedroom cabins, completely equipped with decks on the front facing the lake!! Spectacular Sunsets Guaranteed!! Give us a call at 800-365-2560 - we'd love to host your getaway vacation!

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Sure - our boat rental rates range from $70-$105/day + fuel - depending on the options that you are looking for. We also do 1/2 day rentals and we have a dock boy on staff to get you all set up for a GREAT day of fishing!!

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When its calm it will work just fine and when the lake is rough there is not a boat big enough grin

If it is too rough to fish the big lake you can always load the boat and go to Cutfoot or one of the other lakes in the area.

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If the main lake is not accessible we can direct you to smaller lakes in the area or public accesses on Cutfoot that would work well for you. Give us a call at 800-365-2560, we'd love to host your vacation!!

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Kim I havent gotten anything in the mail yet.

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Sorry for the delay - our internet was down for a bit - it'll be off in the mail to you soon!

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Getting the itch guys. Hows fishing these days?

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Thanks for a good time guys. Cabin #10 was perfect for us and I was impressed how clean everything was. The sunsets from or spot on top of the hill were awesome. Weather was on the HOT side but we made it work.

Fishing was a bit slow but we did get some nice fish. I think 25" was the biggest. Crawlers and leeches produced equally and some small cranks got a few shallow in the last hour of the day.

Northwest side of the lake seemed best for me and the 30' range seemed to hold most of the nicer fish.

I hope the new truck runs good and the voice comes back boss man. wink

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