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southerner

alright diehards...

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So I'll be hitting the Croix north of Stillsville tomorrow. Who can I expect to see out there? By the lack of action on this forum I might think I'm going to have the whole river to myself.

I'll be chasin' walleyes and will post my results. Now's the time, fellow fisherpersons, for the fabled "great fall bite". The air temp may not seem welcoming, but with falling water temps and the stable weather pattern we've been in I'd say it has the makings of a potentially terrific day on the water.

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Goodluck southerner, will be interested in your results and how tolerable it was on the water. It is a comfortable 72 degrees as I sit here and am wondering if I would be happier on the water where it must be about 36 or 37.

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Heading out Sunday unless it's raining to hard.Putting in at the Bluff's.Will give report befor the Vics trash the Pack

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Vikes trash the Pack?
hehehehehehe

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Very disappointing for this fisherman this weekend. :-( Every one of my fishing buddies either whined that "it's too cold", or had something else going on. Like some of you I'm betting, my wife really discourages my fishing alone, particularly when one slip into cold water might mean an untimely end. I think all the reports of drowned fishermen this year has affected her, and quite honestly I'm not much on fishing alone not only from the safety perspective, but also 'cause it's just not as much fun.

So... unless it warms just a little bit to allow my fair-weathered friends to join me, I think I'll just put the boat away and wait 'til first ice.

I'll bet those walleyes were just hammering the lures this weekend. Darn it.

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Southerner, I feel your pain. For the last 2 weeks the boat has been in the shop therefore I've been unable to be on the water. The boat is "supposed to be finished" this week and mama has given me the go ahead to fish all weekend. I think I have someone going with on Sunday but I have an empty boat on Saturday if you're interested. I need to get out as much as possible between now and ice-up because mom and dad in Florida have been hounding me for walleye and if I want a place to stay over Christmas I need to provide them with fish.

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walleyefanatic,

I'd be more than happy to meet and fish with a fellow FMer on Saturday if you have not heard from Southerner. Let me know.

Thanks,

Never Enough........

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Sorry NETTF, this guy is harder up for fishing than I thought. I plan on heading out virtually every weekend between now and hard water so let me know if you would like to head out. The only thing that needs to be done is ok it with my better half.

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walleyefanatic,

Thanks for responding in a timely manner. I look forward to a report from the weekend. I read this forum almost everyday, so I'll look for a post from you if you're going and want someone to join you. Good luck and stay warm.

Never Enough.......

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Sorry 'bout the no response W-fanatic... As much as I'd love to get out there I think I'm going to take the opportunity to wash/wax/winterize the boat and live vicariously through the website 'til first ice.

Good luck out there if you make it out.

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NETTF, When I hadn't heard back from southerner I had invited someone else. He expressed interest but since he's from Texas he'll probably have second thoughts about fishing in this weather. I sent him an email to see if he's serious about going, if he's not you're more than welcome to join me. I'll post something as soon as I hear back from him.

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