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Randy  Kato

Hi there was just wondering If there is plans for a Cool cats get together this year Thanks Randy

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Tom Sawyer
48 minutes ago, Randy Kato said:

Hi there was just wondering If there is plans for a Cool cats get together this year Thanks Randy

 

There has been some behind the scene talk about a multi-specie event on an area lake. Stay tuned 😉

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nytelyter

i am in. please . has been a slow year for me to be getting out Annie had her ankle replaced new years eve and been "nursing her" keeping her offf her feet. she is doing great now and i need some ice time.

 

oh and i have "pie" ready

 

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IceHawk

Nytelyter We are trying to figure some things out with some form of a gathering. Will let you know if it falls in place . Definitely enjoy that pie.😉 

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eyeguy 54

Loved the pie but my heartburn hated it lol

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Rick
37 minutes ago, Borch said:

Looking at the calendar 3/14 is an option so go ahead and pencil this in with more details to come.

Go to the Calendar on the menu and add it in please.

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DonkeyHodey
3 hours ago, Borch said:

Looking at the calendar 3/14 is an option.

If we keep up with 30+ degree weather in January and that might be an open-water get together!

Here's hoping there is solid ice (and not a lake covered in slush like last year), because this was great time/great people 2 years ago😀.  Kudos to anyone planning.  I'm hoping to come and bring the kids.

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chaffmj

I have put this on my calendar! Hopefully the weather holds and I can make it.

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mrpike1973

Would this still be around the central MN area? I hope I can make it

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JustinN
21 hours ago, Borch said:

Looking at the calendar 3/14 is an option so go ahead and pencil this in with more details to come.

 

I'll be there!

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IceHawk

 

2 hours ago, mrpike1973 said:

Would this still be around the central MN area? I hope I can make it

I would say Yes as Jeff talked to me earlier in the week and wants it to be a Cat Panfish gathering and we all know the Chain is catfish central.

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smurfy

hoping to make it.....kinda far drive though!!!!!!!!!:rolleyes:🤔 its also about that time of year when the wild game feed is in town!!!!!!!!!!

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Borch
On 1/28/2020 at 6:25 PM, DonkeyHodey said:

If we keep up with 30+ degree weather in January and that might be an open-water get together!

Here's hoping there is solid ice (and not a lake covered in slush like last year), because this was great time/great people 2 years ago😀.  Kudos to anyone planning.  I'm hoping to come and bring the kids.

A lot of winter left.  Warmer temps will settle the remaining snow.  Hope we don't get dumped in with 40+ mph winds like last year.  That sucked!  Always a good time when we get together. 

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Horseshoe_Don

Why wait until march?  What wrong with february.   Plenty of ice and temp will not be an issue.

 

Don

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Borch

It's when I can work it in Don.  That and past feedback I've received ou s guys like it after the walleye season closes. 

 

 

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mrpike1973

I don't think it could be said better IceHawk. I have been involved with contests like this they are hard and a lot of work.

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Rick

@Horseshoe_Don, I like your thought and we certainly are open to more get-togethers. 

 

You can plan one out for February if you want.

 

Jeff and Chris do a very very nice one in March. 👍💙

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Rick

Here's a video of part of the 2018 Cool Cats by @DTro.

 

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mrpike1973

Because of DTro I have 3 seconds of fame!! Cool Video I had a lot of fun that day!! I hope to make it if I don't have to work to early into the morning.

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eyeguy 54

Bass stew time!! 😉

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Rick G

First off, thank you to Jeff for doing this again. Your hard work is much appreciated👍 Looking forward to the longer days of March just a bit more now😊

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EricO

Been wanting to do this for years! hopefully the stars align and we can make it. Thanks for the effort of putting it together!

 

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Coleman

I haven't been able to make this before because I'm normally on the road for work. But, would love to this year. I have a few brand new rods, still in the bag (open water) I could throw in for gifts from my old job. Who handles all the swag/"door prizes"? 

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nytelyter
On 1/26/2020 at 7:39 PM, IceHawk said:

Nytelyter We are trying to figure some things out with some form of a gathering. Will let you know if it falls in place . Definitely enjoy that pie.😉 

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nytelyter
1 minute ago, nytelyter said:

[email protected]

and thank you

 

 

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Rick
4 hours ago, Coleman said:

I haven't been able to make this before because I'm normally on the road for work. But, would love to this year. I have a few brand new rods, still in the bag (open water) I could throw in for gifts from my old job. Who handles all the swag/"door prizes"? 

@Borch and @IceHawk

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