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Well, my annual trip was only an extended weekend this year, as I had to use my actual vacation to go to Florida for a wedding. 


Drove up Friday morning after work, and was able to hit Two Island Lake for a few hours in the evening. As soon as we boated to my secret spot, a storm cloud moved over and the wind was insane! Temps dropped, and I only caught a few smallies.


on Saturday we went to Greenwood Lake. Even though we caught about 50 bass, it was still a slow day. Weather was perfect. Bugs were horrible! My dad caught a nice lake trout. My daughter caught her first northern pike, and I also caught one. Fished this lake for 30 years and never even seen a pike, now they’re taking over!


Fished Hungry Jack on the final day. Weather was once again perfect! Only caught a few bass. My son absolutely loves fishing off the resort’s dock. So the kids had a blast catching sunnies (including my daughter’s first). 


Was a bummer we only got to stay up there a few days. My dad stayed until today, but I haven’t heard how he did. Didn’t see any moose. Was also the first time I’ve been up there and did not catch a trout. We got our fill of Sven & Ole’s and world’s best donuts. We might try to go back up next month.

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Im confused do you have a hovercraft for going over ice?  What bugs are out now?  Russian bot.....

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Ahhh, yes.... The bugs are really determined in February. They bite right through my Carhart jacket. Lovable devils! It didn't bother me though. We were trolling across the ice in my boat, pitching top water lures for walrus. The action was so good that I almost forgot to put on sunscreen. I rubbed it all over my boots though, so I'm protected from the UV rays. Luckily I didn't spend the time to rub it all over my gloves too, or I wouldn't have seen that wakeboarder riding the pressure ridge. We almost collided!


Was a bummer we only got to stay up there a few days. My butler stayed until today, but I haven’t heard how he did. 

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Welcome to FM @jurick


When did this trip occur...do you have pics? Really enjoy photos.

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That is my Grand Marais report, word for word from last June. Not really sure why that guy copied and pasted it.

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11 minutes ago, JBMasterAngler said:

That is my Grand Marais report, word for word from last June. Not really sure why that guy copied and pasted it.


very interesting....

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1 hour ago, JBMasterAngler said:

That is my Grand Marais report, word for word from last June. Not really sure why that guy copied and pasted it.

I knew I read that before!!

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@Rick me thinks we have another 



Any idea what they get out of making these posts other than trying to establish some usage on the site?  I checked jurik’s profile.  Is there some back door they can create through registration and posting?

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11 hours ago, JBMasterAngler said:

That is my Grand Marais report, word for word from last June. Not really sure why that guy copied and pasted it.

They're looking for sites they can spam to boost their SEO. They try to look legit at 1st. I immediately welcomed him then put him on his posts need approval before they show up.


Whenever you see something odd like that, just report it and I will take care of it.

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Well, now I want some pancakes!


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