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floor looks good monstermoose!!!!!!!!!👍 very similar to the color we put in out kitchen years ago!!!1

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Went out to lake that I have not been on in many years and the nice gills wanted to play eat the pink impluse mayfly and I was all about that game. 8-11 feet of water away from the crowds on a nice in

Took the owners of Baby Beaver Baits and my boss Brian out fishing in the wind and  caught a few fish. All gills over 9 went back and all crappies over 12 were released. Best bait was 3 mm jig with a

Nice fish!  I was out near mille lacs area and the frog bite was killing it. Had a handful in the 17-20” range. 

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Dang concrete work sucks!! 

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Sorry everyone dropped a table on my foot and have been laid up. I hope to get back out soon.

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2 hours ago, monstermoose78 said:

Sorry everyone dropped a table on my foot and have been laid up. I hope to get back out soon.

Uffda... Get better. Fish will be there!!👍

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Good luck to all those fishing this weekend!!!!!!!!

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hope you are better!!!!  

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3 hours ago, Mike89 said:

hope you are better!!!!  

I have made good progress

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9 hours ago, monstermoose78 said:

I have made good progress

👍 good to hear!!!!!!!!!

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Went fishing on coon lake with my brother and we caught some gills but nothing over 6 inches. It was great to hang out with my brother for the day. 
 

turkey 🦃 season was short because of the projects we had going on and smashing my foot with a table. One of the 3 days I got to hunt my wife wanted me home so I left a gobbling turkey and less than an hour he came 3 yards from the blind. I will have one to look forward too next spring. 
 

 

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What is everyone up too? Working on finishing up some projects around the house. Keeping Finn in shape for hunting season and working on slimming down so I am ready for hunting season. Making some plans to try the teal season and a early grouse hunt up to the cabin.

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1 minute ago, monstermoose78 said:

What is everyone up too? Working on finishing up some projects around the house. Keeping Finn in shape for hunting season and working on slimming down so I am ready for hunting season. Making some plans to try the teal season and a early grouse hunt up to the cabin.

Fishing and working on training a new pup to.

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I have been bass fishing.  The water levels are extremely low.  But fishing has been OK, not great.  I don't go when its blistering hot out though, too much for this guy.

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Training a new dog is so much fun! Work is just work!

 

nice bass man congrats 

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On 6/23/2021 at 8:44 AM, monstermoose78 said:

nice bass man congrats

 

Thanks...its hasn't been nearly as good as last season though so far.  Water levels are extremely low.  If we don't get a monsoon of rain soon, I won't even be able to fish the rum this season.👎

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I fished the rum yesterday, lowest I have ever seen. Fished for several hours and caught two very small walleye and one really small smallie

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It might be wading time and hope to find a deeper hole they should be loaded with fish

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21 hours ago, monstermoose78 said:

It might be wading time and hope to find a deeper hole they should be loaded with fish

If you can find a deep hole they'll definitely be there

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There’s a couple by the Golf course. 

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Went fishing with good friend yesterday and two of his kids. Boy did we have fun catching gills 12-13 feet of water. Jigs and leeches under a float about 10 feet down. I don’t know how many we caught but it was a large number. 

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On 6/24/2021 at 2:53 PM, monstermoose78 said:

It might be wading time and hope to find a deeper hole they should be loaded with fish

 

I generally float it from one canoe access to another and it takes about 4-5 hours.  We can cover a lot more water that way and target areas that receive almost no fishing pressure since both sides of it are private, heavily wooded land.  We'll stop at the deeper holes and anchor and fish them more thoroughly too.  Wading may be the only option at this point but I am still holding out for a flood of epic proportions to bring the water levels back up.  Plus the bottom is covered in rocks where I fish and walking on that slippery stuff is ripe to roll an ankle.

 

Apparently 1988 was worse than this but I was not living here at the time.  I didn't move here until 1993.

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I have seen geese with tiny little babies again and some tiny ducklings too. Kind of late start I hope they can fly before opener. 
Hearing green lake has a crappie bite going on watch for the surface feeding on bugs. Lots of nice looking bucks running around on my way to and from work. 

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Yah, it’s been interesting on the waterfowl.  I’ve seen goslings super early this year in the metro and then very small ducklings or none with the hens further north as recent as a week ago.  Other shore birds were still sitting their nests too.

 

I hope we don’t lose a lot of young mallards and woodies in the early teal season.

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I hope people can learn to identify ducks. Finn and I will be out for teal season. As the breeder has litter due the end of July so Finn will be getting a sister as long as there is a chocolate female. That means our duck season will be reduced to Sunday’s  for this season.

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This the deer our group is going to hoping for! 

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Looks like a Hovland deer😀

 

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3 hours ago, rumeye said:

Looks like a Hovland deer😀

 

Hmmm?

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Up just north of Grand Marais................where the arrowhead starts

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It’s from the north shore 

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On 7/10/2021 at 3:50 PM, monstermoose78 said:

I hope people can learn to identify ducks.

 

I think there will be a reasonable amount of non-teal shot during the early teal season.  We'll never know though, as any accidental non-teal taken aren't likely to be reported.  Also, you can expect it to be VERY hot and humid.  Like hunting in a Florida swamp.

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5 hours ago, gimruis said:

 

I think there will be a reasonable amount of non-teal shot during the early teal season.  We'll never know though, as any accidental non-teal taken aren't likely to be reported.  Also, you can expect it to be VERY hot and humid.  Like hunting in a Florida swamp.

But Finn and I give it shot for fun.

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