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    • Rick

      Members Only Fluid Forum View   08/08/2017

      Fluid forum view allows members only to get right to the meat of this community; the topics. You can toggle between your preferred forum view just below to the left on the main forum entrance. You will see three icons. Try them out and see what you prefer.   Fluid view allows you, if you are a signed up member, to see the newest topic posts in either all forums (select none or all) or in just your favorite forums (select the ones you want to see when you come to Fishing Minnesota). It keeps and in real time with respect to Topic posts and lets YOU SELECT YOUR FAVORITE FORUMS. It can make things fun and easy. This is especially true for less experienced visitors raised on social media. If you, as a members want more specific topics, you can even select a single forum to view. Let us take a look at fluid view in action. We will then break it down and explain how it works in more detail.   The video shows the topic list and the forum filter box. As you can see, it is easy to change the topic list by changing the selected forums. This view replaces the traditional list of categories and forums.   Of course, members only can change the view to better suit your way of browsing.   You will notice a “grid” option. We have moved the grid forum theme setting into the main forum settings. This makes it an option for members only to choose. This screenshot also shows the removal of the forum breadcrumb in fluid view mode. Fluid view remembers your last forum selection so you don’t lose your place when you go back to the listing. The benefit of this feature is easy to see. It removes a potential barrier of entry for members only. It puts the spotlight on topics themselves, and not the hierarchical forum structure. You as a member will enjoy viewing many forums at once and switching between them without leaving the page. We hope that fluid view, the new functionality is an asset that you enjoy .

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    • I know a few landowners that have recieved landowner permits for turkeys and all allow hunters other than themselves.  Like said above, the others were family and friends.  This qualifies under the rules, I guess.   There is a lot of good turkey land available by simply asking.  It is getting more and more difficult with the archery licences being good for all seasons.  Although I will be hunting myself with the bow this year, this is one aspect of our season structure that may need to be revisited, in my opinion.  It locks alot of land up for the whole season, as alot of landowners respect thier hunters and dont let others on until the current hunter is done.  I have seen land go from a new hunter each of the first 4 seasons and at least one the remainder to maybe 2 a year.  That is alot lost access.
    • Awesome pics thanks for sharing
    • just maybe!!!!!!!
    • seen a pair of robins tonite..go figure where suppose to get 3-8 inches of snow Friday nite/ sat morning!!!!! 
    • Maybe he had to quick do up some dishes first!!  
    • I walked around this pond the other day,  pretty neat when the divers stop by. Been seeing lots of pairs of ducks flying around but it won't be long before they're lounging around the bird feeders.
    • Common Mergs today.
    • I have also hunted Turkey's in Wisconsin and really enjoyed how they have their land program set up. I believe the landowner get so much per acre. Talking to a few farmers in the program, they were happy to see me hunting and using the land. From what I could tell the land was clearly marked and the hunters were respectful and clean (no garbage left). Maybe I should just spend my money in Wisconsin!
    • In a strange way we have been very consistent all year, no really big hot or cold streaks which is very unusual for us and maybe a good thing. After the slow start and injuries we have been just as good as Winnepeg and close to Nashville before they went on their insane hot streak. I kind of have a better feeling about this year than last year when we ended the year trying to get out of a slump.