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PikeBayCommanche dodges a lot of wreckage this week to score at the top of the four people that where lucky enough to have there picks earn them more than 300 points. With the amount of cars left and the final lap crash, earning 345 point is pretty impressive this week! If I'm not mistaking this is PBC's first weekly win....ever? Congratulations on a week well done!!!!

PikeBayCommanche 345

Sifty 338

jwhjr 322

huckfin ® 309

Iron Cowboys 290

SledNeck ® 290

Fishing_Novice 288

2 by 4 and 1 by 2 282

eye8pout2 ® 276

takem34 ® 274

mnhunter 270

walleyes12 ® 270

legend 89 267

RosoRiverRat 267

Johnsonator 266

hanronson ® 264

gregg52 ® 262

BEAST/smoke20 260

Bass N Spear ® 258

88fan ® 249

bbqhead 248

Papa Grump 242

Capt.Blaine © 242

1lkstage 241

Airjer 238

fishinchicks 238

Uncle Bill 235


shiner2367 233

juneau4 232

metrojoe 230

Reef Runner 230

thorski ® 230

BpAki987 ® 228

Rip_Some_Lip 228

Cheeser 228

BlueLundFisherman ® 228

Sprinter ® 228

amp88 ® 228

SoldierGirl 227

Yaggie 226

musky999 225

JAR JAR ® 225

Tunrevir1 220

scottstein ® 214

Harvey Lee © 208


BK19 ® 202

Twinlake ® 201

The Pro ® 201

elevatorguy ® 198

HOF#13 191

BigDave2 ® 191

DDT26 190

Trick ® 190

TNFL 188

wally20 186

Harmonica Bear 180

Double D 180

2dog 172

Sutty 168

jbell1981 165

wyldewal © 155

mnwildman 154

delzz7 152

eric29 ® 137

highlife2008 ® 118

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Total Point

The cushion is a little less but the rookie is still on top!

1 BpAki987 ® 2592

2 Iron Cowboys 2563

3 metrojoe 2494

4 Rip_Some_Lip 2488

5 Sifty 2484

6 Fishing_Novice 2474

7 mnhunter 2414

8 BEAST/smoke20 2408

9 SledNeck ® 2407

9 Airjer 2407

11 Cheeser 2404

11 jbell1981 2404

13 HOF#13 2399

14 Johnsonator 2397

15 delzz7 2369

16 eye8pout2 ® 2365

17 Bass N Spear ® 2363

18 jwhjr 2362

19 DDT26 2360

20 Yaggie 2356

21 Papa Grump 2354

22 musky999 2346

23 BlueLundFisherman ® 2344

24 Tunrevir1 2342

25 wally20 2337

26 1lkstage 2336

27 Sprinter ® 2335

28 Harvey Lee © 2332

29 2 by 4 and 1 by 2 2330

30 LMITOUT88 2323

31 legend 89 2317

32 PikeBayCommanche 2316

33 TNFL 2314

33 mnwildman 2314

35 Twinlake ® 2301

36 The Pro ® 2300

37 huckfin ® 2295

38 walleyes12 ® 2293

39 elevatorguy ® 2276

40 gregg52 ® 2267

41 88fan ® 2262

42 shiner2367 2252

43 Reef Runner 2242

44 Capt.Blaine © 2240

45 BK19 ® 2239

46 hanronson ® 2237

47 fishinchicks 2230

48 takem34 ® 2229

49 bbqhead 2223

50 RosoRiverRat 2219

51 juneau4 2202

52 Sutty 2201

53 amp88 ® 2194

54 scottstein ® 2189

55 Harmonica Bear 2159

56 MEANEY 2140

57 Uncle Bill 2118

58 eric29 ® 2093

59 SoldierGirl 2079

60 JAR JAR ® 2059

61 Double D 2032

62 2dog 2029

63 thorski ® 2027

64 Trick ® 1995

65 BigDave2 ® 1985

66 wyldewal © 1907

67 highlife2008 ® 1771

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Stats N Stuff

Previous week 9 winners

2006 wyldewal - 318 points

2007 yaggieboys - 373 points

2008 NAPAFISH - 359 points

Rank Changes

BpAki987 ® 0

Iron Cowboys 0

metrojoe 0

Rip_Some_Lip 0

Sifty 10

Fishing_Novice 2

mnhunter 9

BEAST/smoke20 6

SledNeck ® 14

Airjer 2

Cheeser -2

jbell1981 -6

HOF#13 -6

Johnsonator 3

delzz7 -9

eye8pout2 ® 16

Bass N Spear ® 10

jwhjr 18

DDT26 -9

Yaggie -2

Papa Grump 4

musky999 0

BlueLundFisherman ® 1

Tunrevir1 -3

wally20 -12

1lkstage 4

Sprinter ® -1

Harvey Lee © -8

2 by 4 and 1 by 2 6


legend 89 3

PikeBayCommanche 19

TNFL -14

mnwildman -21

Twinlake ® -7

The Pro ® -7

huckfin ® 9

walleyes12 ® 1

elevatorguy ® -6

gregg52 ® 3

88fan ® 0

shiner2367 -2

Reef Runner -1

Capt.Blaine © 0

BK19 ® -8

hanronson ® 4

fishinchicks -2

takem34 ® 7

bbqhead -1

RosoRiverRat 6

juneau4 1

Sutty -14

amp88 ® 0

scottstein ® -6

Harmonica Bear -8


Uncle Bill 1

eric29 ® -4

SoldierGirl 1


Double D -1

2dog -3

thorski ® 1

Trick ® -1

BigDave2 ® 0

wyldewal © 0

highlife2008 ® 0

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You got to love Talladega. The only track where most of your team has crashed, you earn some dismal points, you still move up 2 places in points to break the top ten!! grin

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Thanks guys. Kesolowski came through for me that is for sure. About 50 from the end I was thinking I should have picked Hornish Jr. but glad I didn't do that.

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Congrats PBC. It was a tough week to pick, that's for sure.

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    •   Ice fishing in Wisconsin can be a challenge at times. Catching walleyes is not always an easy task either. We had some crazy weather leading up to this weekend, it was -20 degrees for a solid week and a half, followed by 2-3 days of mid 30s and pushing 40 plus some rain, then we went right back down to -20 degrees. This made for a challenge fishing tip ups this morning. I’ve got some new hole covers for my Finicky Foolers, which do work great as I’ve used them before, but unfortunately with no snow cover I made the mistake of not setting them right away and forming slush to the cover. Lesson learned. I did get a bit lucky catching that walleye as I thought it would have dropped the minnow with the line being froze. The first fish I caught was definitely a surprise, a species I have never caught through the ice before, although I have heard they are fairly common to catch out on this lake. Still was hoping it was a giant walleye, but fun nonetheless! With the cold we weren’t really planning on moving much. We would mark fish every 10 minutes or so but many of them were tight lipped. We did manage a couple more fish jigging, which were some good sized crappie and perch! Overall I did end up accomplishing the goal of catching a slot walleye out here, so can’t complain. I will be out on Petenwell Lake more times this winter!
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    • Did you ask @Wanderer since it was a picture you took from his post?    
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