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I took a job in Walker and I am moving to the area as soon as school is out.

My question is,

What Muskie lakes warm up the fastest in the area?

Thanks,

John

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Parts of mantrap warm up very early. look for dark bottom, lots of this water on the 'Trap. Jonah

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Jonah and John,

With you two being in the same area and having similar interests (toothy critters), whatcha think of a FM muskie outing this year? I know things get busy for both the organizers and the potential attendees, but just a thought that I'd throw out there now, before everyone's summer got all booked up (if it hasn't already).

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Count me in. grin.gif

Nick

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Lets hear some dates that work for you guys. Jonah

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Early June.

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ok here is the deal, June is out of the picture for me. i can do it any time from end of July till the end of August for the most part. I might be fish the Minnesota Musky Trail so if thats the case it might be impossible to find a good week end but let me know dates and we will work on something.

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Our place is on Eagle lake, just about any weekend will work for me. I do like the fall though. grin.gif

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Hey I might be intereseted in that even though I am not a muskie nut. But I am in Park Rapids all the time that eime of the year.

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hey Jay are we gonna hit Long this summer or what?

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Hey guys,

I think a Muskie get together would be a great time.

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