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Uncle Grump

Makin' Ice!

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The summer soltice has come and gone, the days are once again getting shorter. I just feel the first hint of those cool N. breezes. The best time of the year is a coming....

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I'm with you, I can't wait. I'm already sick of the warmer weather and bugs.

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The weathermen were talking about a possible chance of snow in western Ontario this morning. Hmmm... Won't be long now!

[This message has been edited by hanson (edited 06-22-2004).]

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Don't have a boat yet, so I can't wait to have access to the lakes again. Driving me nuts! And no, the public piers don't count, too many crazies out there. Nothing like a little ice and cold to calm things down.

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"Ahhhright!' It's nice to know there are birds of a feather out there! I'll take the spring, when everything shakes off the long winter and starts comming to life. The first part of the summer, with it's balmy days and lush greenery, I'll take that to!
Fall fishing, the colors, grouse hunting, it's hard to beat, but then comes first ice and it's time to get serious about the fishing!

I own and operate a lawn service, so I only get out on quality fishing trips maybe 10-12 times during the summer, I don't count short hops down to the river, or anything like that.

In the winter between plowing snow and whining about the weather, I'll probably do 30 or more trips! Once the last leaves are collected, "Bring it on!"

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I am back to instructing skydiving during the summer again. Got out a 10,000 ft last Sat. and it was 19 degrees. That cold blast felt like winter.

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I think you people are a little off. Spring, summer, and fall are great! Winter is not so great.

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winter is great,nothing like crawling into the old portable,skimming your holes,and the first pop of your bobber going down,wheeeeew ya,pretty soon,oh ya your flags up\\\\\

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FreeFlyGuy

Were there any lakes up there at 10,000 ft? 19 degrees sounds like it could be makin Ice, if so maybe ya could fly me up there w/my portable. When I'm done could just jump back down grin.gif OH don't forget to leave a chute shocked.gif

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Winter IS great. I can't wait to get out on the ice again. The best part is I'll be doing it in the new house I'm building this summer.

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I hear that wally, im building a 10 X 20, right now, all i have left is inside stuff, the fun stuff now, i cant wait!

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hey guys congrats.

I've built many houses and never started one b-4 sept. This year I will build about 4 to replace the ones I sold. Havn't started anything yet.

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Can't wait for winter, either. It's what keeps me feeding my sled dogs in the summer. Thinking about them hauling my fat @ss across a frozen BWCA lake looking for lake trout.

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I"ll take winter fishing any time over this-cant even step outside without being attacked by bugs

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You're right. Best time of the year is when u can play god and walk on water.

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Winter is a great time to fish? Unlike the summer fishing, only the very harshest of winter weather can stop you from doing your thing.

In the summer, you can plan a trip and get rained out, the wind can whip the lake into a fury, Mesquitoes, biting flys, knats, a hatch of Mayflys, and kinds of different things can goof you up, and you can't get away from them! A well planned trip can head south in a hurry!

Sure, in the winter, a blizzard can shut you down, but how many blizzards do we usually have? Not many!

You can get away from most everything else and be comfortable doing it...just get into the fishouse! Twenty below weather? No problem, just crank the heat up a bit! The wind does'nt seem to blow for days on end in the winter, the way it does in the summer and it seems like the weathermen have an easier time being accurate with their forecasts.

At any rate, it is enjoyable year round, some say "To-mate-o" some say "Ta-maut-o" !

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Redlantern

Have never been dogsledding b4 but would like to. Do you ever take people with or have room on sled. If you'd be interested in takin someone with chasin fish e-mail me psegriz at hotmail dot com

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