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3 hours ago, smurfy said:

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

I understand that, I was just saying......

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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!!!!!!!!!🤣🤭

mostly packed and ready to hit the road in the morning. hopefully some hunting, fishing, deer stand repair and 4 wheeling.    just hope the weather cooperates better then the last time aroun

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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4 minutes ago, Mike89 said:

I understand that, I was just saying......

i figured as such.

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look out...........i'll be on my way bright and early tomorrow morning. hoping to be havin  an omelete at the deer river sportsmans by 9 am!!!!!!

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good luck!

 

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Smurf, we were up there getting sap today. Heard there is 2' of ice and wheeler travel is easy. Fishing has been ok I hear. We've only used plastic and tungsten jigs the last three years. Good luck. Maybe 5 or 6 inches of snow in the woods.

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40 minutes ago, Mike89 said:

have fun enjoy the rain!!!  👍

Always gotta be one!!🙄

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1 hour ago, PRO-V said:

Smurf, we were up there getting sap today. Heard there is 2' of ice and wheeler travel is easy. Fishing has been ok I hear. We've only used plastic and tungsten jigs the last three years. Good luck. Maybe 5 or 6 inches of snow in the woods.

Thanks appreciate the info. Sounds great!

 

Thanks eyeguy. Really looking forward to it!

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49 minutes ago, Mike89 said:

have fun enjoy the rain!!!  👍

Nuttin for Friday

Sat 30%

Sunday 70% I'll take that driving home Sunday 

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2 minutes ago, smurfy said:

Nuttin for Friday

Sat 30%

Sunday 70% I'll take that driving home Sunday 

Seen 'em be wrong before! :P :grin:

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well that bites...……..furnace didn't work so back home I went. all kinds of blue bags hanging in the maple trees.

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You couldn't tough it out with extra blankets 😀? We got 142 gallons of sap Thursday. Can't hardly keep up with it this year.

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10 hours ago, smurfy said:

well that bites...……..furnace didn't work so back home I went. all kinds of blue bags hanging in the maple trees.

 

Did you have power? Should have just used your "backup" electric heats you have on hand just in case! 😉

 

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2 hours ago, PRO-V said:

You couldn't tough it out with extra blankets 😀? We got 142 gallons of sap Thursday. Can't hardly keep up with it this year.

I thought about it, but decided not.

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41 minutes ago, leech~~ said:

 

Did you have power? Should have just used your "backup" electric heats you have on hand just in case! 😉

 

My mother still has control. If she heard electric heaters where used she'd blow a gasket. She flips out when we turn ceiling fans on.

 

I have a nipco heater up there,its propane. Let's just say I dumped the issue on Mom's favorite son and grandson.

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So any idea how far along the lakes are to opening up. Headed that way first weekend of May.

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The way things usually go🤔...........................there'll probably be ice until after you head back home.:pow:;):grin:

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1 hour ago, gunner55 said:

The way things usually go🤔...........................there'll probably be ice until after you head back home.:pow:;):grin:

😣:zonk::crazy: your alot of help!!!!!!!!!<_<

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Our bay is open today, heard there's still some on the main lake yet, as of yesterday

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Smurfy, I thought you were coming to Rapids. I haven't heard a thing on the police scanner.....😁

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He knows better than to stay more than a couple hours.;)

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On 5/7/2019 at 2:59 PM, PRO-V said:

Smurfy, I thought you were coming to Rapids. I haven't heard a thing on the police scanner.....😁

hey I was.  Monday and Tuesday!!!!!! got done Tuesday and home today. 

 

hey, i'm a fine law abiding citizen. besides I want no part of the famous itasca county saying...…………..come on vacation...…...leave on probation...……..nope not me!!!!!!!😎

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look out fellers...……...i'll be on my way Thursday morning.

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man it sure is quiet here!!!!!!!!:wacko: has anyone heard of reports of winter kill on area lakes??????? i suspect and reported 2 of them to the rapids DNR fisheries people.

 

Gunner.............zip it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!;)🤣😂:P:wham:

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I haven't heard anything. Haven't been out lately. Thanks to the National Weather Service I stained my deck this morning. Then they changed their mind and now it is sprinkling lightly.😣

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41 minutes ago, PRO-V said:

I haven't heard anything. Haven't been out lately. Thanks to the National Weather Service I stained my deck this morning. Then they changed their mind and now it is sprinkling lightly.😣

that bites. not sure its gonna ever quit raining!!!!!!! by August we will probably be begging for some!!!!!!!

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I heard all the lakes west of six froze out. I'm heading up tomorrow but I'll stay east of you. 

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53 minutes ago, merc said:

I heard all the lakes west of six froze out. I'm heading up tomorrow but I'll stay east of you. 

🙄😊funny guy!!!!!!!! did hayslips stock up on beer??????? next time up i'll have to head east of 6 I guess!!!!!! 

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They always have beer for me.  If your nice I'll let you in my secret lakes where the fish are as plentiful as the beer in Hayslips!!

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