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I am just trying to get a feel of the interest level to have a metro get together on lake Phalen. I thought it would be a nice central place to meet some fellow FMers. The lake has a good pike population for you tip up guys and a good walleye population. I know it also supports a good panfish population but no idea where they might be hiding.

Just respond with interest, date, and prefered time frame. the ice should be a good 6-10" in the next few weeks. I was thinking perhaps a Saturday from 12:00-6:00 for the dusk walleye bite or early morning to 12:00 on as Sunday.

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I prefer a Saturday event. Nothing like a nice evening bite. I say we either have to do it this weekend (the 17th) or wait until the 31st or maybe even into Jan. I'd like to have it this weekend but don't think the ice would be ready yet.

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I agree with Saturday. This weekend may be a bit early for Phalen. I will however be getting out somewhere for a few hours.

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I'm ready anytime, but I AM 16, so school's a factor. I like the Saturday idea because of late-night fishing too, sounds like fun.

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Mr. Pike 1 -

I attended the event on Phalen a couple years back. It was a cold day but I met some great FM'ers and still fish with them today. If your having an event, count me in. I used to live only a couple blocks from the lake and have always done OK on the walleyes. Usually from around 4:30-6PM. Set a date and if I'm available, I'll be there.

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The fish still bite on Christmas eve smirk.gif

I might be able to make the evening bite on Saturday.

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I will more than likely make it over there. Depending on the weekend of course.

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I'll attend the Phalen event as it is only a mile from home. This weekend or any other are open. Please post details.

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I've heard some reports from Phalen, but has anyone been out to see how much ice there actually is?

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I have a buddy who lives less than a block from Phalen. If it is a saturday event, we would be able to make it for sure. He is selling his house too, so if your interested in a house close to phalen...

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I am glad to see the interest level to hit a local fishery. I would like for it to be this Saturday however I do not think the ice is safe on this body of water yet and I do not want a fun event to have a tragic end.

The 24th would not work for me as I have family commitments.

So I am tentatively setting the date for Saturday 12/31/05 from lets say 1:00-6:00.

Hope this works for many. Others could certainly meet up on the 24th as well.

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I can't make it the 31st. Xmas at moms house on the other side of the state. I'll be there in spirit however.

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Been a few years since I fished Phalen. Any weekend except the 31st would have worked for me. Will be hiding out at LOW that weekend. But now that I know Phalen's still putting out the walleyes I will be sure to hit it once or twice. Hopefully see some FM people on the lake. Luck to all and be safe.

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Hey Mr. Pike, I'm in! The wife has to work until 3PM on the 31st, but I could hit the door running when she comes home.

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Max, I put up a new post to vote. Many did not seem able to make it on the 31st. It is now looking like most can do the 1/7/05 date to kick of the new year. I hope you can attend. It has been fun over the years meeting FMers at events or out at a boat launch.

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