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Twisted

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Twisted

I'm loving this cold weather. -16* when I got up this morning. Forecast of -20* on Wednesday night. gringringrin

This is the reason we all live up here!

Did all of you remember to check your batteries & anti-freeze?

Is it too early to ask about auger extensions? I'm going to put mine on just in case. I think it's worth the extra weight. 2c

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northerndave

Now if we could just get a little cushion of snow... maybe on about Friday. (would be nice)

Just a little surfacer to help level things for smoother lake travel.

After the bitter cold snap of course but in time for the weekend would be nice.

I'm asking for too much aren't I?

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Twisted

Is it rough out there? Try some skis on the front of that rig ND. whistle

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ZapBranigan

I always ask about the extension. It takes up so much space and adds weight to the trip. If I don't need it I can leave it back at the cities. So you will be letting us know when we need to start having to include them in our stuff to pack. It usually means I have to give up something else.

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Northlander

A extension takes up very little room and doesnt way more than a 6 pack. Its always good to have it just in case. I would bring 1 before the 6 pack.

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northerndave

I invented a stainless steel auger extension that is also a flask.

You can fill the extension with high test booze and leave as much as a 12 pack of beer behind and actually come out ahead on the whole auger extension/weight/space/booze delema.

And unlike a glass or even plastic bottle of booze, this extension/flask will stand up to a very severe beating across that lake in sub zero temps without busting open and spilling your beloved angling sauce.

Your favorite smart juice will be safe, you will always have your extension and you will never wonder if it's worth bringing or not when it's full of liquid humor.

I actually think I will make some of these to sell to HSO'ers that are inflicted with the extension delema.

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eyeowegian

I dont spose you could have a prototype or display model for Saturday at the Igloo?? I happen to know some fellers who might be interested in such a gadget!!

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northerndave

You could fill it with spare auger gas too I suppose... If'n you'd choose that over peppermint schnapps.

grin

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UPnorthFISHING

your getting what you wanted dave 1-3 inches of snow today...should make a smoother ride

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northerndave

"egg-zellent..."

MrBurns.jpg

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live4chrome

We found a spot last weekend off of adrians that we needed an extension. Bring it

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northerndave

When the ice freezes badly like it did this year you can find spots where you have to punch through 2 layers of ice.

Really sucks if you lose a fish between layers....

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live4chrome

When the ice freezes badly like it did this year you can find spots where you have to punch through 2 layers of ice.

Really sucks if you lose a fish between layers....

the best part was when random sheets of ice would float up the hole.

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northerndave

oh the eternal slush and ice chunk gyser, yeah that's a real treat to fish out of.

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