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Big warm up... big rush

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I think this is the weekend to get out to the couple of small "un-inhabited" lakes I been wanting to try out. I know that with a much warmer weekend around the corner, all those who stayed at home and hid under the covers (and elect. Blankets) are dying to get out. Oh boy. I avoid the crowds like Bill Clinton is currently avoiding calls from M. Lewinsky. Take advantage of the nice weather and move around or scout a new lake. It sure is easier to be mobile when your eyes don't freeze open before you can do a 360 degree scan of the lake don't it? \:D

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