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Roll Call For The Perch EXTRAVAGANZA.....

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All right whos going to the contest at Hunters this Saturday?

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I will along with 3 others. We'll be based out of Appeldoorn's. Can't wait!!!

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Weather-dependent for me.

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Weather-dependent for me.


It sounds like a big storm is coming for the weekend. Should make things interesting.

I'll be staying in a rental out of Hunter's.

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Weather-dependent for me.


It sounds like a big storm


There is a storm alright and it's between the New owners of Liberty Beach where the contest has been held for years and Frank "old owner of LibertyBeach" along with Hunters resort where the tourney has been moved to.

The New owners of Liberty Beach are basically trying to get an injunction to stop the Hunters tourney.

I'm guessing Frank and the Hunters Resort attorneys are better and BOTH contest will go on.......

Anyway I'll be prefishing tommorow and post back when I return in the evening.

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It'll be a Friday night decision for me. I hope it holds off or goes another direction. smirk.gif

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Ill be staying up at Hunters also.A buddy has a house up there however its drydocked so we will be going out in portables.Sounds like we will be battling the elements,oh well!I havent had pleasant conditions yet this year so a little 12inch snow wont stop me grin.gifHowever the fish mad.gifItll be a blast smile.gif

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I'll be up there for the weekend and the contest. Looking forward to it.

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I don't think that the new owners purchased the rights to the Perch Extravangza. Maybe by default they thought they did. But it was called the Lib Beach Perch Extravangza. I doubt Frank had a copy right (Perch Extravangza). If he did or there was something in the sale contract there wouldn't be any question who had the rights to it. It will be interesting to see how this works out. I plan to be there. (Hunters Point)

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i'l be there...kinda bummed hunters already pulled the houses off...now i have to just go for the day. mad.gif

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I don't think that the new owners purchased the rights to the Perch Extravangza. Maybe by default they thought they did. But it was called the Lib Beach Perch Extravangza. I doubt Frank had a copy right (Perch Extravangza). If he did or there was something in the sale contract there wouldn't be any question who had the rights to it. It will be interesting to see how this works out. I plan to be there. (Hunters Point)


I think your right I can't see Frank giving up his cash cow but maybe it was agreed to have at Liberty?

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Frank "endorsed" the contest to George at Hunters Point. Frank has retired from the resort business.

There was a pic out not too long ago showing Frank, George and Steve at Portside in front of the Perch Extravaganza sign advertising the new location.

Not sure of the legality of Anglers Paradise North keeping the contest at Liberty....We'll find out soon enough I guess. Knowing George, the show will go on!

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I'll go out on a limb and say there will be more people at the Liberty Beach tourney then the Hunters Resort contest.

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Will this thing still fly if there is a snowstorm???

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Yes.....for sure....weve done it in Rain, Sleet, Snow, and double digit below zero temps.....

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I have seen the prize list for the Hunter's Point event but haven't seen anything for the Lib Beach version. Anybody know the details?

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A 4-wheeler is the Grand Prize in the Raffle.

I think $500 for first similar to recent years.....

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I just checked. $750 for biggest perch at Lib Beach contest. Both same hours 8-2. Why couldn't one of them have their contest on Sunday? I would have fished them both. I might get entry's for both and split up our group for the drawings.

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I'll be up there for the weekend and the contest. Looking forward to it.


Where you staying at? I'll have a house up there also.

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i'l be there...kinda bummed hunters already pulled the houses off...now i have to just go for the day.
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They pulled the houses? Are you sure?

I'm in #13 at Hunter's.

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Me and 2-6 others will be up there for the contest. Hope their access holds up. The area in front of hunters has really been cracking open the last few days. Just came back from there today with some nice jumbos. Biggest was well over a pound. Hopeing to find them in the same spot on Saturday. Bit the best early and then were very fussy as it got later. Fished till 11:00, but caught most before 9:30. I think we are all heading back after the contest. Good luck to all.

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I'll be there with 13 other people

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Im in with 6 others!! grin.gif

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I will be out of Hunters with 8 friends from The Cities, D`uluth and Wisconsin. Is Hunters going to have the Jumbo board up with all the biggest perch dissplayed? or was that a Liberty beach board? We will be on the mud probably boot or sliver, look for the black pyramid shacks and the party!!

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Is Hunters going to have the Jumbo board up with all the biggest perch dissplayed? or was that a Liberty beach board?


There are 2 contest one at each place both will be diplaying the Biggest Perch.

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