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merkman

2009 Jim Dorrance Darkhouse Invitational 27 December 2009 Detroit Lake

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2009 Jim Dorrance Darkhouse Invitational

27 December 2009

Detroit Lakes MN

(Actual Lake To Be Announced)

I was talking to Jim Dorrance at the gathering in Perham this year.

Jim is an old timer who enjoys carving decoys but since he lives in a home he never gets to go out darkhouse spearing.

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That got me to thinking how many other old timers are out there that don't get to go darkhouse spearing any more.

I thought it is time the younger generation steps up to the plate and gives these guys a day on the lake.

I asked Jim if he would be interested in that and his eyes lit up and he told me heck ya!!

So, I am just starting to plan this out, but if there is anyone on here that would like to help out just let me know.

Jim lives in the Detroit Lakes area so we would find a lake around there that would work for us.

Also are there other old timers in that area or that could get to that area that would like to come out? If you know of some one let me know.

I am thinking we will just have a good day on the lake where the old timers are catered to, a nice lunch, and of course many many stories from the old timers. It should be fun.

Let me know if any of you guys would like to chip in and help out in anyway even if it is just suggesting a lake.

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merk thats an awsome idea and I'm not sure if I'll be around for it but ifin I am I'd love to spend a day on the ice with those guys. It would be great to just listen to the stories those guys have.

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