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Darrell Larson

Cliff, did not want to bother you prior to us leaving the area on Tuesday morning, I did look down the river and your boat was on the lift, I figured you were doing some of your work around the Ponderosa.
Thanks for the wonderful time that I had fishing with you on Sunday. Your a good teacher, I enjoyed learning a few new things, and will use those in the coming years. I did manage to get out Monday morning for an hour or so, kept one 17"er, jig and fathead, by the island where the big one came out of.
Talked with Bob at the Fortune Bay Marina on Monday morning, I was looking for some of those small sucker minnows, he said he was closing up this coming Sunday, so did not have any. I ran into Chuck? Kelly, the other guide we were talking with on Sunday morning, I mentioned to him, that the Marina was out of bait for the most part. Having only met this person the day before, he offered me some sucker minnows, what a nice person to do this for me. Just thought I would post this on the general Vermilion Forum, to let some of the other FM'ers know that if they are in the need of a good guide that will put you on fish, and also teach any old dog a new trick or two you are the man they should contact. Again thanks a bunch, also if you run into Mr. Kelly tell him I appreciated his generous offer, of the bait. He would not accept any money for them, you guys are the greatest.
Darrell Larson

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Cliff Wagenbach

I always enjoy getting together with you and Sue.
The walleyes are still biting in the spot we fished!
My son and 2 friends fished there on Sunday and caught 30+ there and kept their limits.
Chuck Kelly is a great guy and a very good guide to boot!
Take care.

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Cliff, are you ready for ice up yet? Don't know if you've been up to my folks lately but I have twi new wheelers sitting there ready to go.....Is your boat put awya for the year yet? I need to come up and get them to bring them home and do some preperation (auger mount, boxes for the back racks, etc..) and thought if I came up and you still want to get out I'd love to get out with ya once before ice up. Wish I could tow two trailers but tried to figure that one out and doggone it I just can't do it! I know your getting readyu for bambis too so let me know you schedule in the coming few weeks.

Larry, are you a St. Odelia Beach neighbor?

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Cliff Wagenbach

I will probably keep the boat in the water until the last week of Oct. if the weather looks like it will hold.
It would be great if you could get up to do a little fishing before ice-up.
Not ready for ice yet!! Too good of a walleye bite going right now!
Will have to walk up and check out your wheelers.

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