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Josh Bovorosky "metro lake tactics" Wahl tourney primer" TC MI chapte

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On tuesday Sept 8th at 7pm The Twin Cities chapter of Muskies inc will have Josh Bovorosky Has its guest Speaker.

Josh Has been featured many times on Lindners angling edge TV and DVD's former PMTT champion,Writer and guide

In Oct The first ever George Wahl memorial Muskie tournament will be held,,Josh is going to breakdown and offer up tactics on how he would approach "each" of the lakes that are in the tourney,,he is also going to talk about tourney tactics in general and his approach to one day tourneys,Josh has guided on the metro and has lived here for his entire musky career which sarted at age 5 so he has alot to share.Josh is one of our most popular speakers we have had him several times even if your not a tourney person you will learn alot about the local lakes that you can carry with you in your everyday fishing.

all are welcome you do not have to be a member to attend and there is no charge

TC Chapter meets at

Knights of Columbus in Bloomington

1114 American blvd,,one block south of 494 and lyndale right behind the HOM store

fyi-the lyndale ave exit on 494 is closed so use either the nicolet exit and head west or the Penn ave exit and head east.

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hope some of you made it last night??,,Josh REALLY gave it up,,made a few people paranoid and jumpy in the audience about certain lakes and when he talked about all the fish caught on a certain method during the wahl tourney timeframe,,Im gonna have to try it out.

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I made it last night, and I agree with Brad. Josh gave up some great tips and little known tactics that everyone has overlooked. What really made his presentation is the data he used to support his theories is available to Muskies Inc members every day. That alone is worth the price of admission! Well, I guess the great people you meet, the opportunitiy to visit each month with our local experts and lure designers, club contests and competitions, outings, cool hats, and the chance to win hundreds of $ worth of gear every month are kind of nice too!

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