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MuskyBug85

Muskie Get-Together on Mantrap

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MuskyBug85

I was wondering how many of you guys would be interested in doing a get together out on 'trap this summer as fun tourny style event, two man teams all C&R. More details later let me know what you think. thanks Jonah

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Sod Farmer

Sounds like a great idea! Count me in. I would really like to meet some of you guys. I've got a house on Lake Emma so I am in the area frequently.

How about proposing a date so we can mark our callendars?

Sod

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MuskyBug85

I would like to hear when you guys want it. middle end of July works for me but i am also flexable.

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Sod Farmer

The exact date doesn't really doesn't matter to me so long as it is either on a Saturday or Sunday.

Now you've gone and done it MuskyBug - - - you started my musky addition early this year. It's still a long time till June. confused.gifcrazy.gifwink.giffrown.gifcrazy.gif

Sod

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Archery 1

Hey Muskie Bug,

That sounds like a good idea I would be in. It just

depends on my work schedule.

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AQUAJOE

I will be up on vacation in Park Rapids in July(1-14). Saturday the 2nd or

Saturday the 8th or

Sunday the 9th

All would work for me.

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Jason Durham

Ok, OK Jonah, twist my arm if you must. You know I'm always up for a little muskie lovin'.

count me in as long as it's not a weekend.

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JWB475

I would be up for it as well...

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'eye Wizard

Any time is a good time for muskie fishing!!! I'm new to this site .I'll keep watching for more info. Thanks

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Random guy

Sorry I didn't see or reply to this sooner.

I would be interested in making a trip back to the clear waters that taught me how to fish musky.

Maybe check with the Fargo and Twin Cities chapters of Muskie Inc. so you don't get a double booked weekend on Mantrap. If I remember correctly they host a few get togethers on that pond over the course of the summer.

If you realy get slick try to find a good moon phase period for this gathering on that gin bottle. wink.gif

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MuskyBug85

good call Jon i will make sure that i look at moon phases before picking a weekend. thanks for the reply and your in put.

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gamakatsu

just wundering if anybody can join in on the fun? also what baits can you use,is live bait allowed? doesnt matter to me when you hold or what time it is. tongue.gif

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MuskyBug85

I think that any one should be able to come and i also feel it could be a great oppertunity to introduce new guys to the sport, maybe do it Pro-Am style with a new guy paired up with an experienced angler so they can get a feel for proper fish handling techniques and basic lure when and wheres. The vets coulds also answer any Q's that the Rooks may have. Just my thoughts. Please give me your input. Jonah

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archer59

Count me in... tongue.gif

Nick

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Random guy

This would be fun, a great way to introduce new musky anglers to the sport and have a good time. I'll drag the boat to the trap for this.

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AQUAJOE

Jon there is not a hospital anywhere close to there and Cell service is sketchy at best. S grin.gifo bring a SAT phone so we can call a chopper.

Just in Case!!

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Random guy

I go Sat. morning for surgery. Five weeks heal up time so that put me right inline for musky opener weekend. I will be able to cast like I did when I was twenty something. cool.gif

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AQUAJOE

You think?? What are you having done??

I have had 2 back surgery's.

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Scoot

I'm definitely interested in this. I have yet to fish the trap, so it'd be fun to get out there with some resident experts of the water. My June and July are pretty ugly, but I'll try be there if I can.

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Jay R

I would love to tag along on this if possible. New to the Musky thing i could really use some pointers / tips / advise etc... Please keep us posted.'

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Jay

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AQUAJOE

MuskyBug are you going to make thing happen? and or choose a date?

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MuskyBug85

ok ok i will look through the calander and pick one so you guys can plan around it. How does July 29th sound to you all. or the 5th let me know which one you want.

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Scoot

I know I'll be on LOW chasing muskies on the 29th, so I'll vote for the 5th. BTW, do you mean July 5th? Or Aug 5th?

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MuskyBug85

sorry august let me know your vote soon so i can set a date in stone

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Dano_the_jigasaurus

The 5th is WEFEST Weekend, just thought I would throw that out. Traffic can suck that weekend especially when heading south most of the day Sunday. Just FYI.

Dano

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