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Big Dave2

Put your boat away yet?

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How many have not put their boat away for the winter yet? I put mine away a while ago and wish I would have waited.

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I haven't yet. I'm hoping to get a nice warm-up and get out at least a few more times.

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Not yet, I'm going out later today. I'll be out next week and during Thanksgiving week for sure. After that, hope to be on ice for a few months.

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Put mine away last week but its always ready if we get a nice day.

Problem around here this time of year is there usually arent any docks and the shoreline freezes up.

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Well my hand surgeries aren't healing up as quick as hoped so I'm going to try and winterize the motors this weekend.

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Not yet. One last trip to Rainy River this weekend before she get's tucked away for the ice season. Hopefully the walter's cooperate.

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Winterized mine 3 weeks ago. It was a beautiful day, so I had 2nd thoughts when I was doing it. Not a lot of good weekends since, so I think I made the right decision.

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winterized mine last wednesday, have it ready to go in case of a nice day, otherwise into storage next week

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Mine is empty of all gear and full of gas and Stabil....need to have it winterized - anyone have a recommendation in the north metro for decent job for decent $$$. Have had a couple people show me over the years but I can never remember how to do it completely 12 months later when I need to do it again....pitiful, I know! Too many things I need to remember to store that info I guess.

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Winterized mine 3 weeks ago. It was a beautiful day, so I had 2nd thoughts when I was doing it. Not a lot of good weekends since, so I think I made the right decision.

Did mine the same weekend.

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I'm actually contemplating not winterizing mine. If the fishing is bad on the ice, I might just have to go hit pool four.

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Mine is empty of all gear and full of gas and Stabil....need to have it winterized - anyone have a recommendation in the north metro for decent job for decent $$$. Have had a couple people show me over the years but I can never remember how to do it completely 12 months later when I need to do it again....pitiful, I know! Too many things I need to remember to store that info I guess.

Do you have an outboard? 2-stroke?

All I do on mine is change the lower unit oil which is simple, and fog the motor which is simple also. I have never had any problems......yet.

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I never really winterize mine. It stays in the same stall of the garage all year, and I use it almost year round. Always open water on a river somewhere. The only time it doesn't get much use is when the permanant fish house is out.

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Yes I put it away last week before deer opener. There has not been one nice day around here after I put it away, so I'm glad I did.

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Winterized mine away 3 days ago. For those of you that keep them out all winter or into December, aren't you afraid of water freezing in the lower unit?

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Mine never gets winterized. Longest it sits is 2 months. Put away in Feb and back out in April.

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I am jealous of all of you with yours out. I have been a die hard duck hunter through all these years, but this year changed. Bought a place with my brother up by Pequot and have fished my butt off and loved it. I hunt anything that moves but have fished longer into the fall then I ever have. If the ducks aren't going to fly might at well fish. I also deer hunt and knew I wouldn't be back to the cabin until turkey day so it was put away after Halloween.

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Jimbuck let me know how you do. Thats the only place I may run my boat to.

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