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Opener checklist!!

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I know I am at work but I can't help but to write down my checklist because X-mas I mean opener is 4 days away.

1) Beer

2) Tackle, rods

3) Fishing license

4) warm clothing

5) Beer

6) rain gear

7) food

8) cooler (for beer)

9) flashlight

10) Live bait

11) rag & towel for boat

12) gps

13) Beer

14) radio

15) fresh batteries

16) fillet knife

17) Beer

What did I miss, Please help me remember if I forgot something.. laugh.gif

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I think you forgot BEER. grin.gif

Oh and another cooler... not fun to sit and wait for beer to get cold. Do not forget the can coozy fingers can get cold hangin onto cold beer, look for one that has a catchy phrase on it... Then you can look at your beer holder and laugh... then you'll laugh everytime you get a beer... grin.gifgrin.gif

Something to go potty in, not fun to try and balance on the back of the boat, after having beer. shocked.gif

Hope this helps! cool.gif

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Anchors, fire extinguisher, is the boat registration current, and sunblock!

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*rods

*fishing license

*long johns

*parka with bibs

*rain gear

*stocking hat and baseball cap (be prepared is the theme)

*towels

*bait

*beer, food, snacks

*tent

*sleeping bag

*pillow

*tackle boxes

*life jacket

*camera and camcorder

*GPS

*Mille Lacs Map

*sunglasses

*BOOTS (forgot them last year!)

*measuring tape

*CDs

*gas money

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No checklist for this dude. I've already been on the lake bunches of times!!!!

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Wifes permission! Or atleast let her know you will be gone for the weekend! Done that before, thought I told her!

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Good call on the camera.. I would have forgot.

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Wifes permission! Or atleast let her know you will be gone for the weekend! Done that before, thought I told her!


LOL, Thought I told her had me rolling.. grin.gif

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What did you do with last years checklist? grin.gif

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What did you do with last years checklist?
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The dog ate it. grin.gif

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I would add a headlamp and grizzly to the list. grin.gif

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A net

gloves

a radio to list to the twinkies

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Good calls. Headlamp and fingertip less neoprene gloves are in the tackle box.

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How about winter jacket and bibs. Just becuase it's 70 and sunny when you're packing up the truck doesnt mean it won't be 30 and rainy when you're out on the water. I learned that one the hard way.

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Drain Plug!

Daze Off

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How about winter jacket and bibs. Just becuase it's 70 and sunny when you're packing up the truck doesnt mean it won't be 30 and rainy when you're out on the water. I learned that one the hard way.


Or SNOWING!!! grin.gif

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