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Wanderer

Sounds like an easy saw @smurfy

 

Peeps are walking out around Brainerd- from what I heard anyway.  4 inches will hold a small group.  Or 6...

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Here's some recent game cam pics from Up Nort

My son is doing the trapping. I just follow him and provide protection.😁 He gets to do all the lifting and carrying. He's training his kids to trap too. If they give out wolf permits then I will be tr

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!!!!!!!!!🤣🤭

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That was the last Spearing GTG I was at on Third River a few years ago.  Thought you two might recognize a face or two in the crowd.  Yeah it was a little thin for all of us to stand close but when we spread out the water wasn’t a problem.

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its been a long time since i've been to that. i dont recognize any of them sorry to say. last time i went was with that guy that carved decoys from down by winona, bassnspear, gordie, and i think merkman was his name!!!!!!

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I came in shortly after gordie and merkman bowed out.  Like maybe even the first year after?  I went 3 times I think.  The group was fun but the fishing got worse every year and I got sidetracked a bit with muzzle loader season.

 

There’s also other areas I’d like to try.  I like to wander after all.

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On 12/10/2020 at 4:12 PM, smurfy said:

so......where's that ProV been>>>>>>>🙄

 

kettle.........you hearing any ice thickness reports??????

 

i called the bowstring store and the talmoon spur. one says there not using wheelers on little turtle the other one says they are.

 

one says there's 8 inches of ice on bowstring and jessie the other says 5-6??????? only thing they agreed on was they both have spearing sucker minnows.

Here I am Smurf. Was doctoring and social distancing at the hunting shack. I'm gonna wait a day or two for more ice around here. Been helping my son with his hunting place and following him around while he's trapping. I defended us from a vicious grouse attack today.

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16 minutes ago, PRO-V said:

Here I am Smurf. Was doctoring and social distancing at the hunting shack. I'm gonna wait a day or two for more ice around here. Been helping my son with his hunting place and following him around while he's trapping. I defended us from a vicious grouse attack today.

Good to hear. On my way up Sunday.

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38 minutes ago, smurfy said:

in 24 hours i'll be somewhere between home and talmoon!!!!!!!!!👍

Now that you're retired we can tell where you are by the turkey vultures circling!😆

 

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2 minutes ago, PRO-V said:

Now that you're retired we can tell where you are by the turkey vultures circling!😆

 

🥴🤣 i'll have to keep that in mind..... figure out a plan to decieve!!!!!!!😊

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Chasing beavers huh!!🤣

 

That's a big bodied deer.

 

Pretty puddy kat. Dem other 2  meh🥴👍 nice pictures.

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Hey Smurf, have you drilled any holes up here yet? Thinking of going out tomorrow. Wondering what you've seen for ice thickness.

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He went up Sunday but didn't expect to get out 'til Monday. No reports, I've seen but he talked to his DR union buddy before leaving. He'd been out & he told 'em ~ 9"

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Smurfy waiting on a report pics from up in that area? 

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A report maybe, but it's wishful thinkin to see for some pics from Smurfy. He's too mean to the grand kids so they won't show him how to take/post pics from his phone!😀

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19 minutes ago, gunner55 said:

A report maybe, but it's wishful thinkin to see for some pics from Smurfy. He's too mean to the grand kids so they won't show him how to take/post pics from his phone!😀


Maybe with all his new found time in retirement he could take up the hobby of understanding his phone? 😉

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2 hours ago, Wanderer said:


Maybe with all his new found time in retirement he could take up the hobby of understanding his phone? 😉

yea right!!  wrong!!!  is more like it!!!   

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On 12/20/2020 at 8:54 AM, Wanderer said:


Maybe with all his new found time in retirement he could take up the hobby of understanding his phone? 😉

It looks like he must've been having some flashbacks on his recent trip as he suddenly remembers how to post pics from his phone. I seen some!:D

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🤣 i'll see what i can do!!!!!!!! 

 

ice report....the 3 lakes i was on around the cabin area had 9 inches. mind you i stayed in shallow water.  DID NOT venture into anything deeper then 12 ft.

 

red lake i'd say had 12 inches. some small vehicles out but reports are its not consstent.  there was a big crack out of hillmans and when we left they had a big sheet of steel over it.

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Fished a small lake up 46 today for crappies. 9" of ice. Great fishing, poor catching. Got 11 and all but 1 too small to keep. The ones we got were VERY finicky. Drilled 60 holes. Fished small plastics on tungsten. They wouldn't look at a minnow.

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Went up last Thursday. This is what I encountered. Have to wait till Sunday before it was froze enough to take _ wheeler out.

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My grand catch for my time up there. This was Saturday. Nord from our winter kill lake. Crappies a different lake. I did add 5 more crappies Sunday for a limit.

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