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Wake up to a rattle!!!

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Sorry to jump the gun but I can not wait till 6:25 am the morning after I put my sleeper out.Not that many sounds I enjoy more.

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Took me a while to warm up to that noise actually. Couple years ago was my first time in a sleeper. One of the rattle reels went ape nuts around 3AM. I flew out of my bunk and didn't know where I was at first, then I couldn't figure out which rattle reel was going off.

Got up and stayed up after that firedrill.

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I can't wake up to a alarm clock to save my life but if I hear a rattle reel I'm up and heading for the hole that the reel is on before I even realize it. It's kinda automatic. I can't wait for that. For now I'll settle for portable action.

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yep I hear ya, it's totally amazing that you can be sound a sleep and all of a sudden, tic, tic, tic and your flying out of bed trying to figure which one it is. It's great.....

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I think its awesome to wake up to the tic.......tic. tic tic........tictictictictic!!!!!

I wake up to the very first sound if they go off, but if its a slow night I will sleep like a log. Its amazing what you key in on.

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It sure can be confusing waking up to that but It does not take long to settle in. My crappie spot I know after 1 hour 15 min they are done till 4:45pm unless the tulibee come through at 11:00.My walleye spot is close to the same times but zero fish b-ween 8:30-4:45.That gives me time to chase pike and sunnies.

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Too bad a guy can't be that jacked up to get out of bed for work.I guess I got the wrong job.Oh thats right, I am layed off for the winter.

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ya but have to heat with wood scrapes and barter for bait and rely on the chubby darter.I am looking right now at what furniture will burn.I might have to burn one of my houses for heat.

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Got up and stayed up after that firedrill.

Yeah, I've done that too. Your post made me laugh out loud remembering some of those times. grin

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My wife says she cant believe it,I can sleep through an earthqauke,but one tic of a rattlereel and I pop right up.I was gonna suggest and alarm clock with the sound of rattles going off ,but that might not be good when you have to wake up to the real thing.

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I am also very excited for "all day/night" fishing. There is nothing better than be drifting asleep at 3am and having the tic---tic--tic,tic,tic, brrrrrrrrrr waking you up smile

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