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Twin Cities Muskies, Inc. Banquet Sat Feb 21st

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Open to the Public – Twin Cities Chapter Muskies, Inc. 2009 Sportsman’s Banquet

February 21st, 2009

Minnesota Valley Country Club – Bloomington

Doors open at 5:30p

You are cordially invited to attend the The Twin Cities Chapter of Muskies, Inc. annual banquet fundraiser. Our featured speaker is James Lindner. This year we are approaching $15,000 in prizes including;

Guns – including a Benelli shotgun

Guided Fishing Trips

Ice Fishing Gear from Vexilar and Clam

Entertainment Packages

St. Croix Legend rods

Plus loads of tackle, storage and other gear.

We still have a few seats available and tickets are only $35.00 each but you must have a reservation prior to the 17th to ensure we have enough food.

Did you know?

The Twin Cities chapter of Muskies, Inc. uses funds raised from events like this banquet for:

• Stocking muskie yearlings in Minnetonka, White Bear and other metro lakes, dramatically improving survival rate and increasing numbers of catchable fish sooner.

• Working with the DNR to develop a new long-range muskie management plan to include new muskie lakes.

• Playing an intergal role in getting public support to stock Lake Pokegama, a new lake in the DNR muskie management program.

• Maintaining muskie rearing ponds with plans to add more to implement additional stocking goals.

• Hosting, in cooperation with the Fish-A-Thon organization, youth fishing outings in the Metro area.

• Providing a fishing home opener for several hundred veterans at the Minnesota Veterans Home.

• Hosting outings with members of the Capable Partners organization.

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i'm in. i reserved a platinum package a couple weeks back. i really want that Calcutta TE that's missing from your list. they didn't lose it did they shocked . i have a couple friends that might be able to go if the balls and chains get rusty and can be broken easily.

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The TE is still there. In fact I think we've got something like $1500-$2000 worth of Shimano reels at the event! As of the other day there was around $13,000-$14,000 worth of prizes for around 125 people signed up. I don't know about you but I like those odds!

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Raise a ton o money Mr. Screws if ya had a dunk tank.

Got to get on board a get a dunk tank.

People pay big bucks to dunk someone...love them or hate them they got to get WET!

smile

Best of luck in all you guys do for 2009.

Keep on rocken!

Tommy

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The TE is still there. In fact I think we've got something like $1500-$2000 worth of Shimano reels at the event! As of the other day there was around $13,000-$14,000 worth of prizes for around 125 people signed up. I don't know about you but I like those odds!

so what's the odds for the special drawing, lol? this is gonna be great. i just hope i don't have to go it alone and least one Buddy can break out. they are still too chicken to ask. pitifull i tell ya, just pitifull. i mean really, what's the worst that can happen? but i'll still learn something i'm sure either way. good luck.

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Details you ask?...ok I'll spill some details.

Platinum registrations have a 1:36 chance at a Shimano Calcutta TE That's pretty good IMHO!

We have one rod for every 14 registered as of the date of this post.

We are now over $15,000 in prizes, no junk. Lots of high end prizes including some over $500 each.

This event should send a lot of people home with some very nice prizes and make enough money to help us turn up the dial on our stocking activities in the metro.

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make enough money to help us turn up the dial on our stocking activities in the metro.

yeah, Calcutta's and high end toys aside that's the real reason i'm spending the dough.

what is that chicken ala what-in-the-heck, anyway? sounds good. smile

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