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eyeguy 54

Bummer!

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smurfy
6 minutes ago, eyeguy 54 said:

Bummer!

somehow I posted here meant to do it in the spring lake/talmoon thread...…………...

 

yea it was pretty disappointing to see all those dead fish!!!!!!! 

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smurfy

so i sent the DNR fisheries people in Grand Rapids an email explaining the situation.

 

there response was in transaltion..............there not gonna do an effin thing your on your own.😡 thinking a bunch of copies of that email and another trip up there and putting it in each place of residents door is in order!!!!!!!!!

 

along with the excuse with current conditions....... blah ......blah.....blah..........

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Wanderer

Sorry to hear that Smurfy!  It’s been a couple tough winters up there.

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2 hours ago, smurfy said:

so i sent the DNR fisheries people in Grand Rapids an email explaining the situation.

 

there response was in transaltion..............there not gonna do an effin thing your on your own.😡 thinking a bunch of copies of that email and another trip up there and putting it in each place of residents door is in order!!!!!!!!!

 

along with the excuse with current conditions....... blah ......blah.....blah..........

Remember back in the 80's your lake froze out and the DNR opened it to basically any species. I know some people were out there spearing where there was open holes from the water running back in and the fish would come up for air. 

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42 minutes ago, snowfighter said:

Remember back in the 80's your lake froze out and the DNR opened it to basically any species. I know some people were out there spearing where there was open holes from the water running back in and the fish would come up for air. 

And I know they restocked it back in 1996.

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smurfy

been watching the cams from Geigers and the narrows. sure is getting to be a lot of open water. and that snow sure has taken a good beating!!!!!!!!! I didn't think we'd see ground till june!!!!!!!🤣

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eyeguy 54
3 minutes ago, smurfy said:

been watching the cams from Geigers and the narrows. sure is getting to be a lot of open water. and that snow sure has taken a good beating!!!!!!!!! I didn't think we'd see ground till june!!!!!!!🤣

Open water? 

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smurfy

yea there's a little dabble right at the end of the cement!!!!!!

 

I was really referring to the cams over by Williams narrows.

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smurfy

oogle Williams narrows live cams!!!!!!👍

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Kettle

There is still a lot of ice up here, it's getting darker obviously and on some really small bodies of water pulling away from shore but I know they are still running 4 wheelers on larger lakes

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smurfy

So how much snow is up there?? In the woods?? I am itching to go up there just to get the heck away..., And pass out some letters.

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PRO-V

Mostly gone Smurf. My buddy tapping sap in your neighborhood said there wasn't any snow to drag the sled on 3 days ago.

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Kettle

There's a lot less in the woods, less than a half foot for sure.  We are supposed to get some Sunday but the weather today helped the snow pack decrease 

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gunner55
13 hours ago, smurfy said:

So how much snow is up there?? In the woods?? I am itching to go up there just to get the heck away..., And pass out some letters.

🤔 That's a long way from(CS) home.🤫😲

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1 hour ago, gunner55 said:

🤔 That's a long way from(CS) home.🤫😲

Well I figured if Reiny can go from Andover to Duluth I should be able head to the cabin.👍🤫🙃

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gunner55

 He said he's part native & part of that tribe up there so he's goin home, sort of. 😉 You part Ojibwe? Is there something your not telling me.🤔😄

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47 minutes ago, gunner55 said:

 He said he's part native & part of that tribe up there so he's goin home, sort of. 😉 You part Ojibwe? Is there something your not telling me.🤔😄

It's his narrative, guess his story he can stick to it but it doesn't fit regardless how he twists it.

 

And NO  I don't go to Inger!!🤣

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18 hours ago, smurfy said:

It's his narrative, guess his story he can stick to it but it doesn't fit regardless how he twists it.

 

And NO  I don't go to Inger!!🤣

🤔 I thought he said, more than once, that he was born & raised up there so I don't see why he couldn't have some native blood in him. I believe him, not sure what he'd have to gain, just like I believe that you could have some of Jimmy H's blood in you.😉😀

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11 hours ago, PRO-V said:

Was up at my shack NE of Effie today. Very little to no snow in the woods. Went to Little American Falls and the Bigfork River is really high. My buddy hauling sap in your neighborhood today Smurf.

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Sweet pictures ProV!!👍 There is hope.

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smurfy
1 hour ago, gunner55 said:

🤔 I thought he said, more than once, that he was born & raised up there so I don't see why he couldn't have some native blood in him. I believe him, not sure what he'd have to gain, just like I believe that you could have some of Jimmy H's blood in you.😉😀

I don't doubt him either, but as much as he babbles about the orange Man and doing what needs to be do to get past this, he feels he can go up there because of his blood line??!🤔 He certainly isn't following the recommendation.

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gunner55

Yeah, I know & thought the same as soon as I read his post about going up. Orange man?🤔

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54 minutes ago, gunner55 said:

Yeah, I know & thought the same as soon as I read his post about going up. Orange man?🤔

Da prez!!! Gonna keep an eye on the weather.  Probably head up the weekend of the 25th 

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smurfy

Well I'm set and plan to take a leisurely drive the weekend of the 25th. By the looks of Geiger's and narrows cams I'll still have to work around snowbanks. But that's fine, I didn't plan on manicuring the lawn.

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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 eagles, as we usually have a pair nesting on that point. with more then them to I knew they where eating good with ALL the dead fish from the winter kill.  I checked the shoreline on the other end of the lake as I was dropping off letters of encouragement 😆 for contact the fisheries people. there where ALOT of dead fish on that shoreline.

there were still snowbanks where it had been piled up but most the snow was gone. took a ride with the wheeler what we call the old dump road...…...they did some serious logging since we bear baited back in that area. was a really good weekend weather wise and the lake was like glass most of sat. didn't take long after the lake opened up and the loons where there. sure enjoyed watching them along with swans, ducks and even the beaver.

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plan is to head north weekend of June 6 th. looks like i'll get plenty of time up there this summer!!!!!!!👍:P

 

4 weeks of unemployment and work in grand rapids!!!!!!!!

 

its been years since i've been on this clear lake up by wirt...........anybody fish that lake ???????? results..........mainly sunfish is what i'd look for. last time there if i remember they were somewhat small but keepable. DNR lakefinder claims alot of smaller pike in there too!!!

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PRO-V

Smurf, if you're here for a month might have to meet for a cocktail.

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Mike89

careful of what you ask for!!!   sorry Glenn I had too!!  I was told to say it!!

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3 hours ago, PRO-V said:

Smurf, if you're here for a month might have to meet for a cocktail.

My weeks off with be split between now and end of July but you bet. Once I get negotiation dates I can give you a heads up.

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