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19 minutes ago, gunner55 said:

Used to do Forest Lake quite a bit, still do once in a while. You mean Toivo's right ;) :grin:? They must do a pretty good bfast business as I've noticed a pretty full parking lot when we go past in the mornings.  Usually hear 'em do there lunch specials on 99.1 out here too, might have to check 'em out. Is it safe for me to tell em that I know you 🤔.................. or not? :P

Sure is. Just tell them he's the good looking union thug.

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well fellas.......my last official day of employment today.........from here on out i'll be retired and plan on spending way more time up that direction!!!!!!!!   LOOK OUT!!!!!!!!!🤣🤭

Took the four wheeler back a few miles to a little lake for some panfish. Found 6.5 inches of ice. Caught quite a few crappie, kept 5 all 10-11 inches. Caught two gills over 8 inches with the biggest

well I went on that drive. got up there Friday about 10 am. just a few small open spots on the lake. by even most was gone and what was left the north wind pushed up against the point by us. lot a eag

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Why? Do you have a ugly union buddy that goes there with you? 😉

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3 hours ago, gunner55 said:

Why? Do you have a ugly union buddy that goes there with you? 😉

sometimes!!!!!!!!!😁

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well proV, I was a bit disappointed in the pickled loons food last nite. ordered a Rueben, it was far from hot and not much to it. Toivis is way better.

with that said I've ate at the pickled loon in st cloud nd I like there food. I will go back and try again once more so you better shape them up!!!!!!:grin: 

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It's all hit or miss sometimes on the eateries,  but a Rueben is tuff to mess up. This must be your two's hideaway from Rebel...lol

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2 hours ago, smurfy said:

well proV, I was a bit disappointed in the pickled loons food last nite. ordered a Rueben, it was far from hot and not much to it. Toivis is way better.

with that said I've ate at the pickled loon in st cloud nd I like there food. I will go back and try again once more so you better shape them up!!!!!!:grin: 

Sorry to hear that Smurf. We haven't had a bad meal there yet. I run over there and give them what for!!🤐

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I noticed they have nightly specials. Last night was sunfish.

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19 minutes ago, bobberineyes said:

It's all hit or miss sometimes on the eateries,  but a Rueben is tuff to mess up. This must be your two's hideaway from Rebel...lol

Yep.

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so has anyone been out on the lakes lately????? i'd really like to sneek up one of the last weekends in march? although getting into the cabin might be another story!!!!!!!!!😫 and there's the furnace issue!!!!!!!😣 

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Quite a bit of activity out here yday.  I seen 4 people/ 2 sleds go into the resort pulling an Otter sled. Another group of 3 sleds went into a place on the south side of the bay, along 1 single guy out in the bay fishing for a little while. Looked like some fresh tracks over on Geiger's early too,  it appeared that they kind of tore that up getting off though. Long range forecast has low to mid 40's most of next week, even seen  near 50* for next weekend. That'll be messy! 

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hoping in a coupe weeks things straighten out!!!!!!!!! ireally would like to drill a few more holes threw the ice!!!!!!

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Talked to one of my members who went north last weekend. Said you don't wanna snowmobile alone in places with no traffic. Get stuck and your in trouble. He also said there's no deer around. His comments where there either dead or hearded up somewhere. Only seen 5 different sets of tracks.

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talked to a couple union brethren, said they figure there's a good 18 inches in there yards yet up that way. talked to another guy that talked to a guy from the cass lake area, he said the banks along the roads are still so high critters cant cross the roads.

 

hope things clean up a bit i'm planning on heading that way first weekend in April. hope there is still good safe ice!! 

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We were gathering sap yesterday and it was almost knee deep. Areas getting more sun have a foot. Getting through the ditch was hell.

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41 minutes ago, PRO-V said:

We were gathering sap yesterday and it was almost knee deep. Areas getting more sun have a foot. Getting through the ditch was hell.

well i'm gonna be here a lot next week begging for snow and ice information!!!!! so get your homework done!!!!!😁:grin::whistle:

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On the way back from the store for the paper today I noticed some blue bags on the trees in  your area on the north side of the blacktop, that you guys? :confused:

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1 hour ago, gunner55 said:

On the way back from the store for the paper today I noticed some blue bags on the trees in  your area on the north side of the blacktop, that you guys? :confused:

Which road?

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24 minutes ago, PRO-V said:

Which road?

my guess would be cty rd 35 past the north end of bowstring lake.

I seen a lot of tapped trees around here the past few days too!!!!!

rumor has it he's staying an extra day, must be date night over in inger!!!!!!!😂:grin:

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One year we had someone tap some trees on our property. Dallas trail. Wasn't a big deal to me, thought it was cool!

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As far as I am concerned you can go anywhere you want!! Just keep an eye on snow depth and ice reports!!!😉

 

Just curious, how much syrup you usually get or do? 

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I'm just helping my friend that does it. Last year was real poor. Just starting to run and have about 65 gallons so far.

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15 hours ago, smurfy said:

my guess would be cty rd 35 past the north end of bowstring lake.

I seen a lot of tapped trees around here the past few days too!!!!!

rumor has it he's staying an extra day, must be date night over in inger!!!!!!!😂:grin:

Yeah north side of Co Rd 35 close to the road(Co Rd 176 (?))  that comes back south from the church. You must've caused quite a ruckus down  there as I see they're still lookin for ya as the poster is back up.;):grin:

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1 hour ago, gunner55 said:

Yeah north side of Co Rd 35 close to the road(Co Rd 176 (?))  that comes back south from the church. You must've caused quite a ruckus down  there as I see they're still lookin for ya as the poster is back up.;):grin:

nope....havent been there in a long while, and when i did i did the sneek!!!!!!!!!!!!! i know thats your turf!!!!!!!!!!

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heard there is 2 ft of honeycombed ice on Winnie. anyone else with lake conditions in the general area??

 

i'm headed that way Friday AM.

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9 minutes ago, Mike89 said:

go carefully, a wheeler sank on Osakis the other day.....

lot further north bud!!!!!!!!!!

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crazy........never expected what i got for answers. i called the bowstring store, they have no clue of ice conditions and they cant get minnows and dont know when they will get some???

 

 so i called the Talmoon spur. there minnow situation was the same. she had heard all the minnow ponds froze out!!!!!!!!!! she did however say people are still going out fishing.

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