Guests - If You want access to member only forums on FM. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on Fishing Minnesota.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
Windy City Walleye Hunter

My Anniversary Present

13 posts in this topic

Hey Guys,

Thought everybody would like to see my one year anniversary present. It was 365 days ago today that my beloved Pale Hose completed their utter domination on the rest of the Major Leagues, completing the 2005 season. I am sure that the rest of you will want to respond and send me some "warm wishes" on my anniversary. Let `em rip, boys! Windy

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Windy,

My pleasure with the warm wishes about the anniversary. It is much better than congratulating you on another victory.

By the way, you don't really plan on wearing that mood ring gone bad thing do you? I just spent 4 days in Vegas and didn't see anything that gaudy there. grin.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

That's funny Fish.. grin.gif

Very creative Windy.........but I'm calling Bullshirt....who's is it really? Ozzies?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Quote:

By the way, you don't really plan on wearing that mood ring gone bad thing do you?


I thought it was his Yamaka! shocked.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I can't imagine what he'll get at 2 yrs!!!!!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Quote:

I can't imagine what he'll get at 2 yrs!!!!!!


I'm guessing a circumcision??? shocked.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

OK

Time to "fess up". It's not really mine. It was the Big Hurt's. He left it here when he left in a huff after the parade. Sorry the avatar got a little distorted, I'm not too hip on editing. Pier had to "baby step" me through the process along with Buzz, just to get the darn thing up there. So, how did you do in Vegas? I love Vegas, where did you stay, what did you play, give us all the juicy details.

Windy

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I was at the Riviera. Not my favorite place but that was where the conference was. We played at mostly the Frontier, MGM and Hooters. We got our rear ends handed to us most places playing blackjack and 3 card poker but had a little luck at the hold 'em tables. I had won a bundle last time down there so I knew the city was looking for some payback on this trip. I think we may try the Wynn next time down. Took a little tour there and looks like a awfully nice place.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Happy Anniversary Windy!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Isn't that the free gift that Sports Illustrated gave to new subscribers last year after the Sox won the World Series?? J/K... Looks nice.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Fishy,

I have not heard a lot of good things about Wynn. They started out like a house on fire, getting $500-800 a night but I heard that they dropped that pretty quick and good deals were to be had there. Have not heard good things about the casino either. Not sure, just what I heard. If you are looking to drop some coin on a hotel room I have and would recommend The Bellagio or The Venetian. My wife wants to stay at the Mirage on our next trip so we shall see. Love those Hold Em tables...my favorite game, hands down. Windy

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I just so happen to of moved to Vegas recently. The Wynn is actually one of the better places here. Caesars Palace is also VERY nice but VERY expensive. The Belagio is very over-rated. ITs a nice place but too expensive for what they offer. The Venitian is also a very nice place that is also very expensive. Some of the hottest hold'em tables are at Caesars and belive it or not the Flamingo. Lots of players and almost always a great time. But staying at any of these places will always run u an arm and a leg. If you have the cash I would personally recommend Caesars. Just for their hospitality and the amount of stuff that u can actually do there without leaving the place(4 nightclubs, The Forum Shops, Many resturants, and live shows just about every single night) They have Elton John right now there plus Celine Dion plays there. Prince has started a show at the Rio that runs every Tues, Wed, and every other Thursday. I dont like him personally but i know alot of people do. Plus Penn & Teller is a great show that i recommend going to see if your here(which is also at the Rio).

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hey Born,

I saw Elton when I was there last Feb. Stayed at the Bellagio and I would agree with the rating, or over rating. Luckily I was not footing the bill, my company put us up there for 5 days and gave us a $1000 gambling money to boot. We saw Elton, Howie Mandel at the MGM Grand and The Rat Pack show at the Greek Isles. Rat Pack show was good, Howie was very funny and Elton was terrific. What really amazed me was the acoustics at the theater at Ceasars for Elton and Celine Dion. My last trip was in August for my wife's birthday. I took her to see Barry Manilow at the Hilton and we stayed at the Aladdin, now Planet Hollywood and it was almost as nice as Bellagio at a quarter the price per night. I have relatives that live in Vegas and some that live just outside of Laughlin. I have never heard great things about Wynn and I never got a chance to head over there myself to check it out. I heard that they really don't have a central theme for the place and nothing that really jumps out at you. I will try to make it a point to stop in there next trip. Maybe I will run into you at the Texas Hold Em tables. I will be the huge guy with a beard and pocket rockets in my hand and a smile on my face. Windy

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

  • Posts

    • If you want to stay away from the crowd I would suggest Beacon Harbor I think after jan 1st they don't allow day passes its only beacon harbor and outdoor authority who have houses there. Then they allow only a limited amount of yearly passes.

      Now they don't have all the bells and whistles like a bar and food ect but John and Ann are some of the nicest people you will ever meet. Not to mention I personally think it is some of the best.

       

      Now if you needed a bar and food and all that my choices would be Rogers or Westwind

    • fins_n'_feathers

      Posted

      Today was the complete opposite of yesterday. The current coming out of light house gap made a pocket of clear water out in the lake overnight, fished right on the edge of the muddy water in 14 feet of water and went through 3 bags of frozen shiners and caught a bunch on plastics after the minnows were gone. Nothing fantastic for size, only 3 in the slot but nice limits of 14-17 inchers and a ton of smaller fish. Once that muddy water gets blown out or clears up the bite is going to be crazy good!

    • eyeguy 54

      Posted

      212 wondering the same thing maybe?? ;)   

       

    • Agronomist_at_IA

      Posted

    • CigarGuy

      Posted

      I got 4 nice ones last Friday in about 8' to 9' of water in a channel off Wakemup Bay .  It was the last hour of daylight.  Tried a couple times during the day Saturday and right before dark and struck out.

    • 11 hours ago, BringAnExtension said:

      Zach-

      I have been making annual ice fishing trips with friends for about 12 years ago.  We have tried LOTW, Mille Lacs, Red and one other lake that happened to be where we could use a free cabin for a weekend.  With that one exception for the free cabin, we have also rented sleepers.

      We have never made it to Devils Lake, but it is on my personal bucket list just because of the possibility of those monster perch.

      Six years ago, we ended up back on Red and no longer consider any other option.  Here's why:

      • This fishing is good.
      • The Petrowske family are wonderful hosts.
      • No other resort that we have used has come close to being wonderful hosts.  They just didn't put any effort into it.

      Now, I don't know how that you translate to your running portables, but I have never been disappointed with our trips to URL.

      Hope that helps.

      You should definitely try Devils lake I went 3 years ago and had a blast. Not only did we get put on a good perch bite but they put us on an Insane walleye bite the guy said it was about an hour window from when the sun starting setting and boy was he right in that hour I caught walleye after walleye after walleye. As soon as I would start reeling one up another mark would take its place on my graph and I couldn't get my lure down fast enough.

      I am sure Johnny P is all booked up on weekends by now and for some reason some of the guys don't like sleeper houses all though I may push for it this year last year was such a hassle packing everything up for the night loading the trucks having to bring sleds and wheelers. I much rather bring my flasher couple rods and lots of beer. I go fishing enough running and gunning its nice to have a break where you just show up and fish.

       

      I usually go to red 3-4 times a year and last year we did go to red for our work trip as well. Just weighing the options.

       

      Has anyone ever rented house from Arties bait on big stone?

    • DRAGFOOT

      Posted

      I don't know what to say, we crushed em jigging in 30 feet last Friday while getting knocked around in the waves. Anchored up and never moved. Lots of boats on the river already then and not good reports at that point. I was going to go back up for Saturday and if I did I would go straight out to 30 feet again. 

    • delcecchi

      Posted

      Gee, think things might be rigged?  Got to be there in person to bid.  Maybe they would get a better price if bidding were on line?  Of course that would inhibit the buddy system.  Make it inconvenient to bid, get lower bids, make the in crowd happy. 

    • Anyone sniffing any fall-pattern crappies??   Have they found the way to the basin-areas or nearby the basin areas ?   Thanks 

    • Thanks friends, much better luck today, but worked pretty hard. 30-35' rainbows kept two 15's and a 16. Dog will get her allotment of a 1/4 filet for her time on the boat and able to save some in the freezer for my family!!!

       

       



  • Posts

    • ZachD
      If you want to stay away from the crowd I would suggest Beacon Harbor I think after jan 1st they don't allow day passes its only beacon harbor and outdoor authority who have houses there. Then they allow only a limited amount of yearly passes. Now they don't have all the bells and whistles like a bar and food ect but John and Ann are some of the nicest people you will ever meet. Not to mention I personally think it is some of the best.   Now if you needed a bar and food and all that my choices would be Rogers or Westwind
    • fins_n'_feathers
      Today was the complete opposite of yesterday. The current coming out of light house gap made a pocket of clear water out in the lake overnight, fished right on the edge of the muddy water in 14 feet of water and went through 3 bags of frozen shiners and caught a bunch on plastics after the minnows were gone. Nothing fantastic for size, only 3 in the slot but nice limits of 14-17 inchers and a ton of smaller fish. Once that muddy water gets blown out or clears up the bite is going to be crazy good!
    • eyeguy 54
      212 wondering the same thing maybe??      
    • Agronomist_at_IA
      Wow 212 views no response?
    • CigarGuy
      I got 4 nice ones last Friday in about 8' to 9' of water in a channel off Wakemup Bay .  It was the last hour of daylight.  Tried a couple times during the day Saturday and right before dark and struck out.