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Hey jigglestick, are you sure you didn't get the last batch of scales mixed up? They were kind of dried out and hard to tell for sure, but it looked like the larger fish was younger than the smaller one.

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lowe, i didn't think so. do you think...na it couldn't be...maybe the work of the mischievious url triangle!!! it has been known to get things(me)all mixed up before.
sorry they were dried out. i lost track of them on the counter. if you switched the ages around would they make sense compared to the samples i sent earlier? i was hoping to make it down this weekend,but the weather sounds like a major snowstorm. how's the smelt run? i'm in this 612 hell hole, and can hardly wait to get back home.thanks------later------jigglestick------
we learn more things here by accident, than elsewhere by design------

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Lowe

It looked like the 9-3/4" was 6-7 years old and the 14" about 4 years old. The scales from the 14" were samller than the other one, too. Must have been a mix-up. That URL triangle must have some strong juju.

I don't think the smelt are running real heavy yet, but the black suckers are starting to spawn in the river by my house, which usually coincides with the smnelt run.

Spending your days in Minneapolis instead of Washkish now, huh? There's a little bit of difference between the two metro areas, don't you think?

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Stan7600

Lowe: I could send you scales from a 15& 1/2" URL crappie, if you want or if someone hasn't already. It was 2lb.2oz. caught somewhere in the dreaded triangle. Let me know if you want me to. Stan C.

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kelly-p

Found one laying on the ice huh Stan? grin.gif hehehehehehe

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LABS4ME

Jiggle...Left my cell # on your e-mail, call and Paul and I will meet you at G.L. in Gumption County for a cold one. Talk to you soon. If this weather keeps up we'll have to pull the jiggle auger out one more time! Ken

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Lowe

Stan, that'd be great - I was wondering what happened to the big crappie I had in my bucket that one night. ;-)

Send it to Kurt Anderson, Box 338, Brookston, MN 55711. I'll post the age on the forum as soon as I get the scales.

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Stan7600

Kelly, Well you know the saying about even a blind squirrel finding an acorn. The big crappie was caught last year in March though, only one of two all year for us. The plan was to catch another one and have them mounted. Still working on number three. I sent scales to Lowe today. We didn't catch
any 2 pounders this winter, maybe next year. I hope your outside work is going OK, Mother Nature isn't cooperating real good for us right now, sometimes we forget who's in charge. Stan C.

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kelly-p

Stan, I have mainly been doing all the paperwork that piled up over the winter. What an ugly pile of mail. It has been interesting tho as I found a Birthday card that "littleitaly" was supposed to get in Feb. mixed in with a pile of stuff from some group that calls itself IRS. They must really like me as they sent a lot of stuff. smile.gif

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