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-34 ouside BRRRRRR

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Well it is darn cold outside right now. My thermometer says -34 and my job for the day is to watch the 3 kids and put wood in the stove. I suppose I will do some cleaning also so the better half is happy when she gets home from work! grin.gif

If you are venturing out today, bundle up, fill your gas tank and cover your skin.

Stay warm and be safe today!

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Chad Halvorson

Hey Scott, I actually just hooked the boat up and I'm headed Walleye fishing, Ill be on the soft water Thursday morning \:\)

(Columbia River).

-32 here last night, nice!

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woodman

Hope your boat starts for you, have fun and what are people going to do if there heat doesn't work? Man is that Furnace nice, fished all day on Monday and it didn't miss a lick! I have it for sale, are you interested. Email me if you have questions!

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CAJ

Wasn't that cold here this morning. -17 is all it is here in NE montan. suppose to warm a little this week. I'm ready for the soft water to come. Have all my rods cleaned and new line on. I'm pumped for the new season to start. Got to get my passport done so I can go to Canada and wet the line. CAJ

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Up North

 Originally Posted By: woodman
Well it is darn cold outside right now. My thermometer says -34 and my job for the day is to watch the 3 kids and put wood in the stove. I suppose I will do some cleaning also so the better half is happy when she gets home from work! grin.gif

If you are venturing out today, bundle up, fill your gas tank and cover your skin.

Stay warm and be safe today!

when you're done cleaning I know another place close by that could use a little vacuuming... grin.gif

FYI...Fleet has all their rods & combos 1/3 off right now, didn't have the rods I was looking for. Gander has 40% off the same gear, almost picked up a couple St.Croix's but I can't stand those handles.

Buck

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woodman

Dream on, that is why you wife was home today! grin.gif I think I have enough rods now, Tiffany would really start to wonder where I was going to put another one! Nice it warmed up today.

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Chad Halvorson

Sure was nice fishing out of a boat today for a few hours, got 1 20" Eye, only had an hour to fish after the all night drive.

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smartguy

So let em get this straight: You drove all the way to the Columbia River for ONE hour of fishing? Wow, that's dedication!

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Chad Halvorson

No, I've been on the water for 3 days now, tomorrow is the final day. Great weather too, not alot of fish, but some!

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Chad Halvorson

double post sorry...

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