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CarlWBL

Minnetonka Classic

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Anyone fishing in the Classic this weekend? I'm not but I may head out to the weigh-in. I visited the HSOforum and it looks like the past three tournaments have been won by the same team. Very impressive. They must know a few spots that really hold pigs...

Carl

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I will give it a shot, but haven't been able to practice like I wanted because if a stomach infection that I got. Man is it painful. I did make an effort to get out there today, but only fished for about an hour before the chills got too bad. I just hope I feel ok for the tournament.

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Tonka has been real easy to work with so far this year, and this is probably the tournament two anglers trolled by us asking if they could jump ahead since they were just looking (Not fishing) for an upcoming tournament.

We've been doing real well on buckets so far. Tonka just has so much bass land to work with! So far this year I've landed two beautiful 5+ pounders along with probably about 30 guys between 1 and 3ish pounds.

I don't think I'll head to the tournament, though. Never fished in one and don't plan on starting on a whim really.

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I would love to fish in it, if i had the money and know the lake alot better. There is some big guns in this hawg. Im sure there going to get some buckets and have a good time doing it.

Ill be excited to see what the top guys bring in again

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I would also love to fish it but im not a Tonka rat!!! I dont fish it enough to hang with some of them guys!!! There is a lot of money involved in this tournament and it should be a good weigh in to go and watch!!!

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I am fishing it. I was told there are over 100+ boats so far. It is a very well run tourney and should be a good time. The Minnetonka Bass Club does a great job. Good Fishing!!

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Not good. I don't even know what place my partner and I got but we only weighed 17.48 pounds. It just kind of fell apart I guess. The day before we caught 6 bass over the four pound mark. 29 something won it I think. I was a fun time and a really nice day for fishing!

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Buddy of mine fished it and finished 2 spots out of the money with 20 lbs. Must've been a tight grouping at the top.

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Buddy of mine fished it and finished 2 spots out of the money with 20 lbs. Must've been a tight grouping at the top.

Was it a guy from the old club that i would know?

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ya, you beat me to it fluker. looks like there was alot of fish caught and some big bags as well.

Congrats to the winners

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Watch :/your tongue there spear it is FLUKER! i am offended laugh Yes and the previous yearSSS winers had to settle for second. That is quite a reign of dominance. ike

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Thanks for the link!!! I looked at it yesterday but just looked at the top and thought it was last years yet!!

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Yep, Lee and Bird have something dialed in on Tonka in the spring. It really is amazing conisidering the quality of competition they face. In all the pictures from all the years they are always wearing dull green clothes, camo for sight fishing in my book.

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I can see them sight fishing this year but in the year past i don't think thats what they where doing.

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Spear, don't worry about it. Ike calls the rods I make "Ugly rods" that a "Monkey could make". So it's kinda like the pot calling the kettle black. smile Just ribbing ya ike.

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Tonka, since you have and do fish the classic what do you think the top boys are doing?? No need to give out secrets or anything just basic pattern info grin

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i would be interested in hearing how they do so well out there year after year?

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