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Jim W

Second Annual Trout Day

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Jim W

Hello ALL!!

Well, I am starting to get busy with this years Trout Day, so it must be getting close!

I am still in the process of solidifying guest speakers and other details etc.

I am hoping to have all taken care of by mid week(next week),let's hope!?

I hope you can make it!?
The weather will be as good as last year, the door prizes more prevelant, the fishing information more detailed and encompassing.

Be prepared to win an evening(that evening out fishing with yours truly, fishing for some mongo brown trout!)

Jim W

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Sarge

Well, I just cleaned out the regional DNR headquarters of trout maps, easement guides, and reg. books, to take down to "trout day".

So if you want one, you'll have to come down to get any. smile.gif

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DARK30

YUP! YUP!...IS IT WARM YET? MAYBE I CAN TRADE THE WIFE SOME VIAGRA FOR SOME PROZAC!

WET NETS!

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cast,cast,cast,cast......

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fish4life

Dark that was gross, this is a fishing site. We dont need the vulgar comments. I know its hard to not fish but keep it to your self.

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DARK30

SORRY! DIDN'T MEAN TO OFFEND YA!

I WASN'T THINKING.....WHAT I MENT TO SAY WAS...MAYBE I SHOULD TRADE THE WIFE SOME RAPALAS FOR SOME GOOD RECIPE CARDS OR COUPONS OR SOMETHING. wink.gif

WET NETS!

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fish4life

no offense was taking just that some out there may have been offended, but i like the raps for recipes deal

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Jim W

BAck on track boys???

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Jim W

It is a go!
If you haven't read this elsewhere, well here you go again!

JIM WERNIMONT'S SECOND ANNUAL TROUT DAY

April 27th at Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park.

9:00am
Registration /meet other fisherman, exchanging photos and stories!

10:00am
Lanesboro DNR Fisheries office:
Electro-fishing demonstration and trout info.

11:00am
Fly-fishing seminar

12:00pm
Spin fishing tactics for Stream Trout
and smallmouth bass

Lunch:
Bring your own grill/grillables or sack lunch.

1:00pm to 3ish
Minn Aqua: Invertabrate sampling and on going fly tying demonstration.

3ish:
Door prize drawings: You need to be in attendance and have entered during the registration time of 9:00am to Noon!

Should be a good turn out!!!

See ya there!

Jim W

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Jim W

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Jim W

Update:

AN addition to the (if I may say so) fine collection of door prizes,

Mel Dickie, located in Wild Goose Sports in Rochester,Mn is graciously willing to donate
another rod this year for Trout Day.

As of late, Mel's health hasn't been the greatest, but he didn't hesitate to make the offer! As a friend and a Master rod builder, I thank you again Mel for your donation!

If the chance of winning one of Mel's rods isn't incentive enough to check out Trout Day, I don't know what else is??

Maybe I should put my name in the hat, so I can bend one of Mel's fine works of art!!!LOL

Jim W

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Jim W

Me again,

There will be a good supply of 2002 SE MN Trout Maps, Reg booklets, Stream Access maps, and Minn Aqua fsihing materials for youth available at this years event!!!
Free while the supply lasts!

Jim W

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Jim W

Update:

Both Rochester Culver's restaurants, locally owned and operated, have graciously decided to sponsor this years Trout Day.

Now with a South location, to and from fishing streams in SE MN you can hit'em up for some fine food!!! Yes I'll plug them! Not only for their sponsorship directly, but for any business that is willing to go out on the limb for good causes. Especially a business that supports concerns related to SE MN streams and rivers.

WHen you do stop in, ask for Steve(owner), if he isn't swamped I bet he would love to talk trout fishing!!!

Try the Philly steak basket, my personal fave!!!!!!

Thanks again Steve!!!!!!!

Jim W

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Jim W

If you didn't see this on the Touney/Events forum:

Clemetson's resort has donated a two day stay at their fine fishing destination and Bruce Mosher from Today's Tackle has donated some gear as well!!

I sure hope a few of you out there can make it this year!!?

It's less than 2 weeks away!!!!!

Keep the rods bendin'!!!

Jim W

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Rick

For map and driving directions to Trout Day,
Click here.

Lot of Prizes and this event is FREE
and so are the prizes.

Bring the whole family..they will love it!!!

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Jimmy

Jim, you do a very good job at keeping us posted for trout day. It sounds like it will be a good time. I think I'll keep that day open and stop down there. Thanks

Jim

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Jim W

Jimmy,
Thanks for the kind words! I've put quite a bit of time into this. If I get a good enough response this year, I will continue in the future, increasing the format with more presentations,seminars etc.

I had to somewhat gage it on last years attendance. Being the first year last year, things have already improved. Increased door prize donations, scheduled agenda and hopefully attendance!

See you there! I'll be the guy all excited, doing a lot of talking!!!

Jim

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Jim W

Hey all,

Please let me know if you here anything on KLCX CD 107.7 or K102 COuntry about Trout Day. Just curious to see how often they will provide the public service/event announcement etc.

Jim W

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Jimmy

Hey Jim I'll keep my ears open at work. I get the privelage of listening to the radio while making shoes for ten hours(I'd rather be fishing).

Jimmy

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Jim W

CHeck out todays Post Bulletin on Trout day.

Interesting how information gets distorted over the phone, oh well it's there!

See YOU all there!!

Jim W

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Jimmy

Jim W,
I havn't heard anything on K102 yet. I have been listening since thursday. Maybe it will be on this next week on their weekly calender or whatever they call it. Anyway I'll keep my ears open and let you know.

Jimmy

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Jim W

If you wondering, the event will be held, rain, snow or shine! There is an indoor section to the pavilion if need be. Let's hope the forecast changes!!

Jim W

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TedM

Hi Jim W,

We're planning to bring the kids (after an 8:00am soccer game), who have recently caught the fishing bug. I had the privilege to work with Steve about 10 years ago, and am pleased to see the Culver's sponsorship (and success).

See ya Saturday!

Ted Morris
Rochester

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Jim W

Hi Ted,

Look forward to having you at Trout Day. Currently I have Minn Aqua scheduled for the afternoon, but recently asked if they could have youth fishing stuff going on through out the day. Otherwise, things don't really get going until 10:00am. I personally don't know how long a youth soccer game lasts. I do know that it takes about 45 minutes from Rochester to get to the park!

Pray for warmer air!!


Jim W

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Jim W

Well, with this interesting weather forecasted for Saturday, I imagine some of you would rather stay indoors?

ANyway, for those of you who do make it I plan on getting the coals stoked in the Pavillion's fireplaces. There is an indoor section and an open air section ,to keep warm/warm up or come out of any inclimate weather. You notice I didn't say the "r" word?(plus the less people there, the better chance of winning a door prize!HEHEHEHHE)

If any one has any more questions, post'em!!


Jim W

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fish4life

Jim W-
Are you the brother of Steve the owner of culvers. Just wondering cause my brother is a manager out there and we kind of put one and one together. Its a small world after all.

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