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Just wondering which forums everyone reads and in what order?

Here is my list:

1. open water

2. equipment - expert information

3. boats & motors

4. camping

5. Kabetogama fishing forum

6. metro fishing forum

7. bass & also walleye

- Wish

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1. Open Water

2. Canada

3. Nebraska

4. South Dakota

5. Kabetogama

6. Rainy Lake

7. Cooking/Sharing recipes

Sometimes, the order is reversed, especially if I don't know what to make for supper.

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1. Bass

2. Open Water

3. Alexandria area

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1. Open Water

2. Equipment Expert Info

3. Boats and Motors

4. Photography and Photo Sharing

5. Rod Building

6. Bass

7. Muskie

8. Pike

9. East Central

10. Metro

11. Mille Lacs

12. Mississippi North

13. Pool 2&3

14. St. Croix

This is getting long, I read most of em.

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1. Open Water/Ice Fishing depending on the season

2. For Sale Forums (Ice/Boats)

3. Equipment-Expert

4. Automotive

5. Boats & Motors

6. Home Improvement

7. Bass

8. Northern

9. Leech Lake

10. Metro

11. Ottertail

12. Hockey

13. NASCAR

14. Entertainment

15. Outdoor Discussion

Also, any other that have a last post description that catches my eye.

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1 Ice fishing

2 Ice fishing

3 Ice fishing

4 Ice fishing

5 South Central MN

6 Bird Watching

7 Photo Sharing

8 Football / Other sports

9 Hunting

10 Mille Lacs

11 LOW

12 URL

13 For Sale Winter stuff

14 Open Water

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1 Women's Forum

2 Open Fishing in Summer, Ice Fishing in winter

3 Atv

4 Photo

5 Grand Rapids

6 Deer River

7 Walleye

8 Panfish

9 Bass

10 Boats and Motors

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1 Open Water

2 For Sale

3 Equipment Expert

4 Boats and Motors

5 Home Improvement

6 Lawn and Garden

7 Pike

8 Walleye Perch

9 Leech Lake

10 Park Rapids

11 Baseball

13 Football

14 Hockey

15 Entertainment

16 Outdoor Discussion

Phew, what an awesome site.

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1. McGregor/Aitkin

2. Baseball

3. Metro Area

4. Outdoor Forum

5. Entertainment

6. Hunting

7. Deer/Elk/Bear

8. Catfish

9. Pool 2

10. Shorefishing

11. Lawn/Garden

12...Anywhere Windy, Garyc, Glenn57 go.

13...lots of times, I just see something the perks my interest and read that forum. St. Cloud, Alex, East Central, Rochester, Pikes, Crappies, etc. Not bass or walleye though because those posters get a little uptight.

14. Oh ya and the Ladies forum, because they don't get too nasty when someone asks where they went and what they caught.

Plus the post your bios is interesting.

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1. BWCA/Duluth/Ely

Thats what got me started with this crazy thing! Everthing else just keeps me here more. smile

The side bar of latest posts is what gets me around to the new stuff. cool

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Im with Wanderer on this one. This rest is all icing on the cake and I enjoy every bite.

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Open Water

Ice Fishing

Womens

For sales

Equipment

Get Togethers

Equipment

Boats / Motors

Hunting

Catfish

Panfish

Pike

Eyes

East Metro

Metro

St. Croix

BasketBall

Football

Entertainment

Outdoor Dicusstion

Ocassional Photo and many others.

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Women's

Open Water

Photography

Bird Watching

Home Improvement

Lawn Care

Nascar

Outdoor Discussion

SW Minnesota

Ottertail/Battle Lake

Bass

Cooking

Entertainment

Any others that may catch my eye

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Cass Lake (and nearby Bemidji and Blackduck)

and occassionally local to that Deer River and Gr Rapids forums

Baseball

Entertainment

Open Water

and whatever else I can read instead of working

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1 catfish

2 minnesota river

3 south central MN

4 roam on last posts

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I'm a little bais but.

Nascar

Open Water

Store sales

Camping

North Dakota

The side bar also helps me with things that are current.

(Thats how I saw this)

Sifty

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Automotive

Catfish

Equipment Expert

Mille Lacs

Minnesota River

Mississippi North

Pool’s 2&3

Red River forum

Those are my must hit when first signed on as of now. During the season changes, my forums and priority forums change also. I kind of linger from there, into anything that seems interesting to me.

Check out the sub forums and regional forums also. You would be amazed at what you can find in these forums.

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Open Water

For Sale

Crappies/Sunfish

Hunting

Deer/Bear/Moose

Brainerd

East Central

Mille Lacs

Baseball

Basketball

Football

Entertainment

Outdoor Discussion

Free Items

and then I will browse a few of the other regional forums to see what is interesting

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I just start at the top (Open Water) and work my way down to topics that catch my eye.....It varies from day to day.....

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Open Water

For Sale

Boats and Motors

Expert Info

Walleyes

Wisconsin

Duluth BWCA Ely

Outdoor Discussion

Lawn and Garden

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Wow, some of you must spend a lot of time on this site!

I think I've been missing out by not reading some of the forums you have listed. I guess my list will most likely grow smile

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Open water or ice fishing depending on time of the year.

Walleye and perch

Wisc

BWCA

East central lakes

metro

Mille Lacs

Mississippi pools

St. Croix

and the hunting forums and the expert info and the sponsor info and the rod building and the trout forum and................well, I spend entirely too much time on here.

The one thing I can say, is all of the FM folks I have met on the water or through the forums have been quality individuals, willing to lend a hand, to help out, even to folks they don't know firsthand. The tips and knowledge that is shared is great and there isn't alot of griping or ripping of folks. Like a former poster said, my name is Tunrevir, I am a FMaholic. Thanks for a great site folks!

Tunrevir~

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I don't really have an order, but the forums I visit most are ---

Duluth / BWCA

Canada

Open Water

Boats and Motors

Experts

Rainy

Vermillion / Pelican

LOW

Alaska

Kabby

and in the winter........

Ice fishing

Red

Winnie

Rainy River

Plus most of the forums listed above

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