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I think we should have a durby on lake superior where you wiegh you four bigest fish in four three days in august and total weight. This is what they did in the pot of gold in canada at there marina and now they do not do it i think some of us should get to gether and put something like this together. I can put this on but i would need some help if not this year maybe next year only trout and salman and at the end of each day you will put a zip tye on your four biggest fish befour you come in and this zip tye will be big to tye all four fish together at weigh in and would make for a fun weekend and bragging rights for the year well le me know if there is interest out there and i will get started on this game plan. but i will need to see some interest from you first.

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If there is a big enough interest I would like to jump on board with someone.

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Well it can work and i am good at promoting things and if you think it would be fun i will set it up but will need help and will fish it if i cant well i might not be the man for the job? but i need imput from you thank you. I know most of the guys from the trollers will fish and some of the grand slam walleye sponcers would clime on board so like i said if there is enought interest i will do what ever it takes to pull it off and make shure it is put together right and will go smooth for years to come.

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Tom if you are set on trying this out I will do whatever I can to help you out.

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Well its good to see the interes out there the queston is do we try to do it this year or wait till next year. I WILL need to now it is timeing and it will be short notis for some and will have to get flyers printed soon if this will work out for this year. LET ME KNOW WHAT YOU GUYS THINK?

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Next year would be easier thats for sure. I guess it depends on how much work you want to put into it Tom.

How were those fireworks for ya? Sure was a great night to be on the water. No bugs and just a few drips of rain.

It sure was nice talking with you and then Randy and his sister came and anchored up next to us. Good time!

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Skipper,

Looking at the time of season and the amount of work needed for a derby, I would sugguest an imformal derby using the rules you stated above. Trying to jump through all of the local, state and DNR permits needed to run an offical derby would and will take weeks and months. Maybe a FM Lake Superior Derby? That way we could muster up some dontated prizes and go for fun and braging rights. Then if things go good, and intrests seems high, then proceed with the legal steps for next season. I think it is a fun, quick and easy Derby, but way more work than one thinks. I'm willing to help out as much as possible. But I know my summer is almost full and it seems everyone elses is also. Keep us posted!

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An informal FM gathering is fine but if you get into an organized Event then insurance and permits come to play in which case FM isn't in the position to do that and the original thought by SkippersKid would be a Contest held aside from FM and we would have to treat it as such.

I'm sure there would be enough interest in the Duluth area to do something like this. The 3 or 4 day contest might be hard for some guys to make though. I'm not big on contests but if you decide on a informal FM gathering count me in on attending and planning.

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Yes steve it was a nice show and good weather as for as duluths weather goes and for most of you i could have all permets and every thing done in two phone calles and this thing can go this isant the first time i have put a event on in this town and am aware of what it takes and will not put my name on somthing that is not firs class. This is what made me ask what you guys thought and the interest you had. I think we should try this year with word of mouth and now sponcers and limmit to 25 boats and i will get the permmits and take care of the rest if this souns good i will set it up and for those of you that would like to help in seting this up let me know and we will hold a meeting with in a week and next year i will start earler and get sponcers and see what happends. GO FISH

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I might have to book a charter with skippers kid for the days of this derby. That, or I could slap riggers on my dingy and play the game. Can it be assumed that this is a team event? If so, I'd informally be in for next year.

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