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BK19

never been to url help?

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any suggestions to me as i have never been to url and i would like to go ice fishing.where, when, how,who i have noidea where to start thanks

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kelly-p

Everything changes everyday. It's imposible to predict much of anything. Also remember that you could fit many 1,000's of MN's other lakes all together inside of URL. Hillman's road alone is 50+ different reports everyday.

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BK19

so what would be a price for a guided weekend fishing trip i guess that would be 1 question

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Random guy

KellyP and myself do not "guide" per say in the winter. We run sleeper houses on the lake and it keeps us plenty busy.

I guide during the open water season and early ice for pike.

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LABS4ME

Yep... those sleepers keep Jon and Kelly pretty busy... and when they have a free minute, they are busy babysitting me!!!

Good Luck!

Ken

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Random guy

Where did you go Labs? I went over for more soup today and nobody was around! Thought about busting into your shack and stealing the Swiss Cakes rolls you had stashed.

You know if you don't feed us we will hide the Labshack again. \:\/

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LABS4ME

They kicked me out and pirated my house! I think I fed them too much food and they want their wives to believe they really were ice fishing! grin.gif

Next time if the waether moderates a little, we'll get the grill fired up! Screw the soup! Time to grizzle down some hunks of meat!

Good seeing you and Jim and Kelly and Patsy...and.... grin.gif

See ya in a couple weeks! It feels good to be back!

Good Luck!

Ken

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mike morris

Is Jim your grandpa, Jonny? I've been reading a book based in Waskish (in the 60's), and Bill Callies, the game warden stated a couple times that a Jim Petrowske was a good friend of his.

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Random guy

Yup Jim is my Grandfather.

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mike morris

Very cool. I'm not a Waskish regular, and don't know much about the history of the town. Did you know Bill Callies? If not, does your grandfather ever speak of him?

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Random guy

No I am to young to know Bill, but I have heard much about him.

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