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chunkytrout

Well since Steve is always too busy to take chunky fishing grin.gif, I had to pick up another boat. Hopefully I'll have her on Bside by next weekend. 1959 Alumacraft Queen Mary 19 footer. Yamaha 115 on her tail. Believe me, you'll know it's me when you see it. See ya on the water. Hope all is well with all you guys!

Chunk

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Northlander

Chunky I thought maybe you took up Scuba Diving or something. wink.gif

Glad to hear from ya man. Maybe Ill drive up for a day and we can break that puppy in. Burntside is a beautiful lake and just trolling around for a day would be fun.

Take care man and good luck with the new rig.

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Finns

No more "The Cisco Kid" confused.gif ?

We will be on Little Long for a couple weeks starting the 21st of the month. Hope to visit with some FMers while in the area.

Finns.

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chunkytrout

Cisco Kid II ! I already ordered the graphics grin.gif . The original Cisco Kid is sitting in a haybarn in Embarass. The guys going to gut her and make her a center console. That is after he removes the 1000 lbs of wet floatation foam tongue.gif . I'll post some pictures of her when she's ship shape and ready to troll.

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Wormdrowner

Just spent a week on Burntside, first time ever on the lake. You guys are lucky to have that in your back yard. Hard lake to fish for first timer, seems like the wind had to be blowing pretty hard to get any bites. Didn't get many fish, but all were nice size.

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Steve Foss

I was out of town all of July 4th week and somehow this post slipped by me. Chunkster, no time to take you fishing also means no time to take MYSELF fishing. mad.gif

Guess I've gotta give chunky his downriggers back now and get a set of my own. Darn.

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bwtrout

Holy Buckets it's alive!!! I thought I smelled something fishy around here when I got back this week. wink.gif

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Steve Foss

Not only is it alive, but it's got a REALLY big inland laker boat. And one unique enough so he can't fade into the background. grin.gif

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bwtrout

Does the Queen Mary have tail fins?

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Surface Tension

Congrats on the boat Mike!

Is it the big platform boat sitting at Trader Jacks?

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Steve Foss

You mean Trader Craig's, Frank? On the east edge of town in the same building as Spirit of the Wilderness Outfitters?

If I recall, the boat you're talking about is fiberglass, which wouldn't be Chunkster's aluminum one. Or maybe I'm just assuming that Alumacraft didn't make fiberglass boats, because of the Alumacraft name. But I haven't actually SEEN it yet, because the hermit hasn't come over to SHOW it to me.

I'm not even sure if it's real. I mean, what does a 1959 Alumacraft Dairy Queen 19 footer look like? grin.gifgrin.gifgrin.gifgrin.gif

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Surface Tension

Trader something in Ely. I reread Chunky's post and it isn't the same boat. I know a guy in Ely that knows where Chunky lives and he even has a camera, maybe he'll go take a picture.

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Steve Foss

The guy's been by chunky's house and didn't see a boat. grin.gif

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chunkytrout

Sheesh BooBoo, who's the guy in the trenchcoat in front my house with the camera? The Queen is up at the studio getting some cosmetic work done. You'll see her soon enough.

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Big Country

We can't wait, your most Chunkness wink.gif BC

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Steve Foss

Not really believing the masses about said boat, I snuck over to chunkytown without my camera to sniff around. So, no camera means no pics. Sorry. Not being a journalist anymore, I felt freed up from the ball and chain of providing visuals to go with the news. grin.gif

There is in fact a boat there. It's pretty big, and pretty wide, and pretty silver, and pretty near done being turned into a most waterworthy Cisco Kid II. She'll even do justice to the Big Lake when her time is right.

Man, that thick aluminum sure wears a long time.

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chunkytrout

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Guess I've gotta give chunky his downriggers back now and get a set of my own. Darn.


Not really. Now we have a trout boat and a muskie/walleye boat cool.gif

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Holy Buckets it's alive!!! I thought I smelled something fishy around here when I got back this week.
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You got to get your nose out of your hamper BW! grin.gif

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