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toughguy

ONLY 8 MONTHS TO ICE FISHING!!!!!!

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Well it was a good season anyways. I'll have to try and enjoy open water as much as possible this year but for me there is nothing like hard water.

I put my auger away for the season this weekend. It brings a tear to my eye to hear it give it's last gasp when I run the last of the gas out. See ya next year ole Strikey. frown.giffrown.giffrown.gif

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Theres lots of good fishing to be had between now and next ice. In a few weeks the panfish bite should be worth going out for and then the opener. smile.gif

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It's always tough to end an ice fishing season. But, we know it'll be back next year. smirk.gif

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Only if a person makes it that long. shocked.gif Got to talk to a higher power to see if we can't have 8 months of ice instead

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NOT! smirk.gif

Ice fishing is fun and all, but I'll take 25mph winds on a 60` day on open water over 10 below on a sheet of ice anyday. grin.gif

SW

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Ice, Ice Baby!!! It's gonna be a long summer! mad.gif

The only bright side here is the ultralight rod is ready for some great shallow shore fishing over the next month or so! grin.gif

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Amen MuleShack, Amen cool.gif

Couldn't have said it better, myself.

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The only good thing is I have a fish house to get built this summer, need something with more bells and faster to move. grin.gif

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I would bet that most of the guys that can't wait for the ice to come back are in the same "boat" as me. No boat. I grew up on a lake and fished about 5 days a week. Now living without a boat is very difficult. Shore fishing just does not do it for me.

I will have that boat with time, but I need the additional oversized stall on the garage first. It may be a few years before the boat is reality. I guess it is time to shift my efforts to dog training.

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You can find some great shore fishing for catfish. Who wouldnt want to pull in some 10-40# flatheads?

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Toughie,

You are a sick individual! grin.gif Bring on the soft water bay-bee!

gspman

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2 da gills, you could always get an inexpensive boat & tarp it for the mean time until the funds are there for the garage stall. You probably already thought of that. Just a thought. The competition for productive shore spots can be tough, from my experiences, but the results for some is better than I've done in a boat at times, especially in the spring. L2f

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ONLY 8 MONTHS OF OPEN WATER!!! grin.gif

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ONLY 8 MONTHS OF OPEN WATER!!! ,, confused.gifconfused.giffrown.gifmad.gif

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Don't try and talk too many people into that sort of "fishing". grin.gif Anybody can sit and wait. grin.gifgrin.gif

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love2fish

I really do not have a good place to "hide" a tarped boat at home. If it is just sitting next to the garage, I would not be too popular in the neighborhood.

I have a small duck boat that I could bring down from my parents' home, but again the same issue. No where to keep. I need the oversized 3rd stall, then I can get more toys. Who am I kidding, the kids will fill the space with their toys.

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