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      Fishing Minnesota had added a new menu item (see above) called Fishing Report Clubs. It's a way to keep the really good fishing reports coming and being shared only with those who also provide detailed fishing reports. We will only approve new members who request to join if they have already posted a recent fishing report in the area forum, associated with the Fishing Report Club area  you want to join. We are going to limit the number of regular memberships, in the Fishing Report Clubs, to the top 20  members in each Club, to those with the best frequency and quality fishing reports provided in the club and less so in the regular fishing report forum open to all members. The higher quality fishing report reserved for the club of course. If  you want fishing reports  around your area, I would Join Now, some of the clubs are starting to fill fast. Use the Fishing Reports Club link in the Menu above (after you've posted a fishing report in the regular area forum) and request to Join.
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buffelhead

Hey guys! I don't know if you saw it on the news or not, but a man by the name of Bryan Erickson from Virginia has been missing since Saturday evening. He is an avid Sportsman. He has been doing a lot of beaver trapping and fishing lately.We have been looking North of Virginia in the Pfiefer Lake area, but no clues as of yet. We are not sure which direction he was headed! He drives a red extended cab Sonoma he is 39 years old. I know that many of us are out and about, so please keep your eyes peeled. If you have any info, you are asked to contact the Virginia Police Department at 218-748-7510. Thanks

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Northlander

Sad to hear this and I hope he is ok. Ill keep my eyes open.

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buffelhead

Thanks, There are many people out flying,driving,hiking...looking as we speak. This was one of his favorite times of the year to enjoy in the woods, so it is going to be tricky!

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Hunter21

Lets have a moment of silence as they found the body of the missing person brian erickson this evening in central lakes area.

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yukon

Sorry to hear that. I have not heard anything on the news or read anything. What happened?

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thewalleye

Just wanted to say my deepest sympathy to the family of Brian and his friends. I also knew him and he was a good guy.

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buffelhead

Thanks guys. We are not sure what happened yet, but he was found in his truck. This is a sad deal. He was a great friend to us. He took us back in the woods to lakes that you could hardly see from the air, and taught us little secrets about the North Country that only God knew about!! We will miss him and remember him!

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Nate McVey

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Remember and cherish the good times.

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Northlander

Very sad news! Prayers go out to the family and friends of a fellow outdoorsman. frown.gif

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