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Catfishunter

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will be in town this weekend and was wondering what your up to. maybe we could wet a line together if it works out.

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I was in Walnut Grove this weekend.. sorry, missed your post.

Did you go fishing? How did it go?

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no this coming weekend 14, 15, and 16th just woundering if your going to be around.

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Too bad you did not stay one more day.. they cleaned the boat landing for the first time this year on the bypass. You could have used it then.. :-( with out walking in mud up to your hips. LOL

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i should have took a pic of me standing knee deep in silty mud and sent to the city, not a fun landing.

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Send it to the DNR. It's theirs.

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Yeppers, the city cleaned them the first time, I have not seen the DNR here all year until now. sigh sigh.. Good thing my business does not rely on boat landings to get tourists on the river or nothing.. confused.gif

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