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Dennis Steele

Cool Cats on Ice

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Announcing the Second annual Cool Cats on Ice cat fishing get together spnsored by ICE Series.
The date is January 17th on Horseshoe Lake near Richmond.
We will meet out on the ice at 10:00 and fish until.....

This event is free and for every one. Meet your friends from “FM”. Bring the family, bring your buddies, bring anyone. We will have a grill and a deep fryer available on the ice. Bring some burgers or dogs to grill or fry a cat out on the ice.
Come join us for some catfishing fun on the Ice!

We will also be giving away some door prizes:

Tackle packages from Catch-N Tackle. catchn.com
Free guide trip from Minnesota River Guided Fishing. http://www.mnriverguidedfishing.com/
More door prizes will be announced.

Directions:


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[This message has been edited by Dennis Steele (edited 11-19-2003).]

[This message has been edited by Dennis Steele (edited 11-23-2003).]

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Does the "event location" dot represent your secret catfish hole, Dennis? grin.gif

Unfortunately Aaron and I will be at LOW that weekend frown.gif I'm sure he'd be up for it if it involved catfish! Sounds like fun!

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Hey CD
It might not be my secret hole but it could be somebodies!:

I had the pleasure of spending a day on the river with Aaron a week or so ago.We had a good time and cought a few eyes and saugers.

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I heard that! He was frying up the walleyes you guys got on the MN River when I talked to him. He really liked that River Pro!

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Scenic Tackle will also be donating tackle packages.Their Glow Devils and Angel Eyes are hot on the ice.
TSJigs will be donating Stinger Jigs.These jigs have a rigid wire stinger molded into the head.They are great through the ice on larger game fish.
Catch-n Tackle will be donating Ring-N Grubs(a personal favorite of mine smile.gif)Ring-n Tubes and Bio Bait.I think the Bio Bait is going to a hot item this season.
And of course I will be donating a Minnesota River Catfish trip and a boat ride you won't believe in a River Pro. smile.gif

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Minnesota River Guided Fishing
"fishhead"
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I plan on making this event, can I still come if I plan on bringing a couple of cheeseheads with me. They dont beleive me that you can get cats through the ice I dont think. Have any of you guys tried smelt for cats? Anyway looking forward to it. Adam

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Well...you gone and dunit now.

Today panfish...tomorrow...THE WORLD! (or at least a coolcat).

See you there.

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SERIOUSLY! It was THIS big!

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Hey buz
It was great meeting you yesterday.
You''l have a good time at Cool Cats.Look forward to seeing you there...and everyone else.
Cheese heads are welcome as long as they don't wear those silly yellow hats!
Seeing is believing! smile.gif

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1st post... Wee! I met you out on Linwood. I was the other guy with Buz. I caught a ride on your sled (thanks again). Name's Chip. Buz rehooked me on fishing this last fall and I'm looking forward to landing some cool cats.

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Hey FishinLogician,
Cool name,Glad your on the forums.Be carefull its addicting. smile.gif
I am really looking forward to this saturday.With a little luck the cats will be really on and we will be pulling them trough the ice left and right!

WWG its good to hear you were granted permission. grin.gif
Give me a ring so we can talk the details out.

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Dennis I have a Barracuda and a Stone Legacy Un Bucket for prizes at the Cool Cats. I need to get them to you.

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It appears that the logician has talked the bunni into fishing this weekend...headcold and no job will not stop the hardwater mania.

Looking forward to meeting a few more FMr's and icin' some cats.

Lunker you out there? Are you going?

Final thought. Does anyone have an extra space in their shelter? It looks as though it's going to be a rather nice day, but the lake looks big and currently I don't have a shelter. Just worried if that wind is a kickin'. I may just run out and get something tomorrow, but just checkin' in case I don't.

I'm coming either way.

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I plan on having an extra shelter out there. So if I have no problems w/ the permanent I will have extra space if need be.

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Thanks for your generosity Chemist.

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SERIOUSLY! It was THIS big!

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I too will more than likely have an extra house along. Or at least an extra seat in the house.

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Well tommorow is the day!
SHould have decent weather with highs near 30.Might be a bit breezy.Fishing should be good as we are ahead of a cold front.
I have lots of stuff to give away so make sure you sign the guest sheet when you show up.
Here are some of the door prizes I have.
Eskimo Barracuda auger
Stone Legacy Un Bucket and a Tip Up hole cover
Lots of Catch-N-Tackle Ring-n-Grubs and Ring-n-Tubes.Along with some catfish BIo Bait.
TSjigs tackle package.
DVD from FishFever.com
and a free guided trip for cats and a ride that you won't forget in a River Pro from yours truly.Minnesota River Guided Fishing.
Hope to see you all there.If you are driving on use the Winter access.

[This message has been edited by Dennis Steele (edited 01-16-2004).]

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Hey Dennis!
Thanks for doing a super job today! Met some new folks and said "hi" to folks I already knew. So some channels caught, cleaned, and eaten. Fun time!

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A great time out on the Horseshoe Chain today for the Cool Cats Get Together. The wind made things interesting and for those of us who got there early the bite was pretty good. A lot of cats on the LX-3 and quite a few were suspended 10-12 feet off the bottom in numerous occations. Here are a few pictures of some cats caught today...

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It was nice to put some faces to a few more names and to ice a few of those hard fighting cats! Red glow spoons tipped with the upper half of a minnow was how I got all my cats today. They were light biters and some bites even went undetected. If you get the chance to ice a few cats then give it a try. They are a blast!

Good job Dennis! Awesome event!

Good Fishin,
Matt Johnson

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Hey! That was FUN! smile.gif
I want to thank every one who came and made it a such good time.Met a bunch of old faces and made some new friends,and caught a few cats.Could'nt have been a better time for me.(of course some one could have turned that wind down just a notch!)

The morining bite was decent allthough they were biting VERY light.Almost undectible.A slight slack in the line was all the give away that the cats would give me.My Rock-n-Reel helped me pick up two of the cats I caught.The rod tip just rose a fraction of an inch then I would slam the little puss and the fight was on!Oooh I just love catching those whiskered devils!

Here is a few more pics

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WWG and Matt Johnson icing a cat


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Wastewaterguru with his first Cool Cat


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Roy,all the way from Phoenix with his first icy cat.


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Cat snacks Yumm!


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Wow! I won an Eskimo Barracuda auger!


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Cody has a Stone Legacy Unbucket to put his gear in.Daddy buy me my own rod!!

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I would also like to thank all the great sponsors who donated prizes.There were some vey fine prizes to be won.Please support these guys,They were very generous.

We gave a way:

An Eskimo Barracuda Auger
http://ardisam.com/Eskimo/pwrAugerHome

Stone Legacy Unbucket Jr. and FreezeBee
http://stonelegacy.com

Bio Bait and and every one recieved Ring-n-Grub/Ring-n-Tube tackle packages.
http://catchn.com/

A DVD video magazine from http://www.fishfever.com

A jig kit from TSJigs.Our own "Crappie Tom".
[email protected]

Rock-n-Reels from TBone.A bunch of them!

A free guided fishing trip on the Minnesota River and a ride in a River Pro Jetboat with ME! smile.gif


Uncle Grump also added a couple 12 packs of Pepsi to the prizes.
And Chemist put in a bunch of FM bumper stickers that he had left over.
Thanks guys. smile.gif


I can't wait till next year! smile.gif

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www.mnriverguidedfishing.com
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I had a excellent time at cool cats, I met alot of new people that have the desire of fishing like I do. We managed a few cats, the bite was tough I had to downsize to 4lb and ultralight gear to get them to go.
A strong thanks to Dennis you put on a spectacular event, the food and fried cats were top notch. Also wanted to say thanks to all sponsors and people who donated products you are appreciated by all. And a big Thumbs up to T-Bone I can't wait to try my new tub mount Rock-n-Reel.

If anyone wants to try cats again in the future shoot me a email and I would be more than willing to go out with you.

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Due to a death in the family I was not able to make this event. Sounds like it was a great time. After spending the last week doing family stuff im ready to do some cat fishin I will be going all day friday leaving around 8am from Crystal if anyone would like to join me. Adam

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Adam,
why don't you come on over to Mille Lacs for the ICE Series on Saturday?

A lot of the guys you missed will also be at the Mille Lacs ICE Series.

Even more great prizes too!

You can get more info by CLICKING HERE.

We'd like to meet a LOT more of you. Stop on by.

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