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      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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fishermatt

4th Spot's a Charm

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It's been a tough winter since all the snow we got, but it finally melted to the point where I could implement some run and gun strategies to find the walleyes on my home lake. I fished 4 spots, and the 4th one was the charm. I was skunked after the first 3 spots, and as it got fully dark, I was feeling pretty frustrated after several trips out with basically no results. Now the "bewitching hour" of this day was over, and I did not have high hopes. But, I decided to try one more spot that has been good to me in past years. I drilled 2 holes, scooped them out, and when I dropped my transducer down my jigging hole I could already see fish :-) I ended up catching 16 walleyes, kept throwing them back just to enjoy the fun of catching. There's no substitute for experience on a particular lake, and having the persistence to keep on trying one more spot. Each "dead" spot that you abandon in search of something better gets you one spot closer to the "Charm" of a great outing. Good luck and Have Fun!!

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