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Hi,
I am a newcomer to this group and I have to say I truley enjoy all the post. I was wondering who has the White Chev Or Ford with a White Topper That had the FM Decalon the topper. I saw the truck on Cty Rd 147 and 4th street in Carver. Were you catching Frogs in the pond.
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  • 'we have more fun' FishingMN Creators

Well it wasn't me. But I still wanted to welcome you to the FM family.

Borch

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  • 'we have more fun' FishingMN Creators

That would be Dennis Steele you saw and it's a Ford.

Welcome aboard Minnkota!

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Welcome to the site! All the guys are great and very helpful. Do you live in Carver County or just out and about?

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That would definately have been Dennis Steele. I have a feeling he wasn't so much watching frogs as he was trying to catch them, or seining bait or just generally trying to get dirty. You see he's a catman and those guys have a tendency to be just a little bit different. grin.gif

Welcome and glad to have you aboard.

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Welcome min man. You will like it here. Lots of good people and great info. I hope you ice fish because the ice leaders is a blast.

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Carver is a nice little town. I live in Waconia and once upon a time that was a nice little town but it keeps growing. Welcome aboard.

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Hey Bassman, do you fish Walleyes in Lake Waconia? When I do go, I normally fish for them but I have only fished the lake a few times but never really have to much luck and I never really hear about people killing them. Someone told me the lake was very good at one one but has gone down in years. Have you had much luck?

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Yeah I fish walleyes on waconia. I've had pretty good success out there at times. About 3 years ago it was an excellent place for walleyes. now not so much but still good.

Matt

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I'm finding that out, many hours on the water and not much to show. Hopefully when the fall comes, the eyes will kick into gear.

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