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Feast or Famine...

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I have to share the unreal morning I had today... I boated 3 muskies from 5:30 am to 9 am. All were 40-43 inches so not huge, but nice fish. I have never experienced anything like that. They were just in an absolute eating mood. The first was on a top-raider and the other two came on a tandem bucktail... both strikes were visible from the boat and the fish just hammered the lure. Before this morning I hadn't caught a legal fish in almost two years, just dinks. It's amazing how fast you can go from goat to glory when fishing for muskies. Just goes to show you that you need to have faith and keep casting because you never know what is going to happen on your next cast.

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Thanks for sharing. That adrenaline rush is gonna take a while to run down. Nothing compares to that rush. Its fun to be in the glory times rather than being in the goat feilds. Just ask Bret Favre

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Thanks for taking my attitude towards work even lower......

Very cool! Congrats on a fun morning! I was thinking on my drive in as I passed a lake that it would be a nice morning to be out. Days like that leave you thinking..... "This isn't so hard after all"!

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Yeah, it was unreal... I am still in shock. Definately not trying to brag or gloat, but I had to share the story. I have had WAY more days of being the goat. For some reason, things just clicked this morning.

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I hear you cjac, I drive by eagle every morning on my way to the office and it ALWAYS looks peaceful out there. The best part about being on eagle that early in the morning would be seeing all the others on 694 on their way to the office...

It's tough to think about customer issues when all I have on my mind is whether or not I am missing a morning on the water like cupper had.

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Yeah, it was unreal... I am still in shock. Definately not trying to brag or gloat, but I had to share the story. I have had WAY more days of being the goat. For some reason, things just clicked this morning.

We all have the goat days, but days like yours today make it worth it. You know the saying...."Sun shines on a dog's......"

This isn't bragging at all, this is what FM is for. I was glad to read this, got me pumped up to chase some muskies! Quite honestly, I've mainly been bass fishing thus far (with good results), but this gets me thinking it's getting to be time to shift gears.

That and the fact that deep bass in August can be tough!! wink

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Nice work - I'm happy for you an jealous. Fortunately we cover the West coast so I get to stay at work til 7 thinking about the possible night ahead. Gotta get the kids to bed and make sure mama is smiling before I head out for the 3rd shift.

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Hopefully my 10,000th cast will be on a day like that! Lately its been really slow, but I guess thats how it goes. Nice work!

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That a good day of fishing right there. Congrats Cupper. You still getting out on Tonka? I'll never forget that one crazy musky that kept on doing the figure eight! shocked

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Making all of us who's on a slump drool big time... thanks man! :grin:

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Congrats and sounds like a blast. I think these feeding windows are so interesting, wish we knew more about them. I can't wait till I'm on the water for a major window when every muskie just turns on! Maybe sometime in a week from now on Big V

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Yeah, thanks casey! I still fish tonka a fair amount, but have been going to a few other lakes in the SW metro as well. I too, will never forget that morning with you on tonka watching that fish chase the figure 8 for what seemed like an eternity... which reminds me, I still owe you a guided trip sometime. Don't be afraid to shoot me an e-mail if you ever want to get out there again (cup_w@hotmail.com).

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Thanks for the invite. Maybe sometime in september we could get out there. Haven't boated a muskie in a couple years, but then I haven't really been trying for 'em either.

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