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Thorne Bros

14th Annual Portable Modification Get Together

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Thorne Bros

Yes, it's true... we are thinking about ice fishing and it's only the first week of August!!   Here's your "save the date" topic on the annual Portable Modification Get Together (summer ice fishing event) held at our building in Blaine, MN!!  This year's date is Saturday, September 23.

 

It will be an action-packed day with seminars from the best Pros in the industry, along with industry reps, food, prizes and a chance to see all the new items for the upcoming ice fishing season!

 

Oh, and we'll be judging the TRICKED-OUT portable shelters again too!!  So start making your modifications--if you haven't already--and mark your calendars for Saturday, September 23 and join us for a day of ice fishing fun in the summer!!

 

See you there... and stay tuned for more details...

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Thorne Bros

This Saturday is our kick-off ice fishing event of the year!  Stop out and join in the fun!  Looking forward to sharing the day with all of you and showing off all the new ice gear for the upcoming season!  Also seminars, prizes, tricked-out portable fish houses, and much, much more!!!   See you there!!!  Event goes during store hours, so 8am-5pm!!

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Any pics?

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