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So i'm gonna drag my boat to work with me and hit tonka for the first time tomorrow night. Sick of hauling arse through traffic home to St. Paul grabbing the boat and gear and trying to get to WBL in a reasonable time frame.

I'm just gonna go put in at Gray's Bay, nice and easy to get too.

I have an open seat in a small'ish boat, anyone wanna go?

-Jeff

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what time you wanna put on the water? I just got my very own first muskie gear today in the mail, kinda excited to try out the new toys... I get off work at 5:30 in St. Paul, not sure if that'd crimp your style - or if having a relative newbie is cool with you (only one ski under my belt)

anyhoo, my email is canoe_crew at hotmail dot com

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I get off work at 5pm, i'll be fishing by 5:30 at the latest. My work is less than 5 minutes from the launch.

You're welcome to come along goblueM, but you're gonna hit the same traffic that i'm trying to avoid driving from St. Paul to Wayzata at that time. Up to you! smile

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Jeff -

Send me an email eboxmeyer at arrow dot com

-erik

Pinged ya erik!

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Any success?

I was out today on the West end, we moved a some fish but they were not too big or active. I had one fish come in three times, the third time she was idling away from me and I came into her and she did a 180 turn, so I'm thinking she may go. Not so. Followed in and slowly peeled off.

Smaller presentations moved more fish, and I moved a few in a short time once I switched to a slow rolled spinnerbait.

Side note: The carp are unreal out there! Schools over open water and packs in the shallower water, saw tons of them, and some tanks too. Then you would hear what sounded like a roller hitting the shore only to look and see big gold fins running in 6 inches of water. Kinda cool to see really.......

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Chris,

I was having a rough muskie day out on that end and filled my time trying to snag those carp when they surfaced. You'd think with how many there are it wouldn't be that tough...

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there is way to may carp in tonka...everywhere you go carp..

geen carp,carp,muskey carp.

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Hey Chris,

I had two follows that night, one nice fish and one about an inch shorter than my Doc topwater....sure was a cute lil guy though!

Saw some HUGE carp myself, they are everywhere...

-JR

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Jeff... if the offer is still open... email me at rebel9921@hotmail.com... My hand's definitely ready for some more fishing... It'll take me about 20 min to get to Tonka from my home...

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