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There will be a fish fest held in Mankato on the 21st and 22nd. Guys ranging from Ted T. from lindy, Dennis Lappen from Musky Innovations, To Scott P. This is a free event. these guys will be giving free seminars out in the parking lot at Scheels. There will be a 4-wheeler dealer there as well as a boat dealer there. Free stuff for the kids. The berkley strike team. Pros inside to answer your questions also. This is all free, and its real pros. What a great op. to get the answers you have been looking for from someone that lives and breathes fishing. If the only reason you come is to get the kids fired up about fishing then thats great. They will remember meeting those pros for the rest of there lives, and its FREE.

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harvey lee
cool.gifThanks for the info dude smile.gif

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redrocketangler

vex man what time is ted t gonna be around

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ice-man/vexilar-king

Friday at around 4pm but if you like musky fishing Dennis Lappen owns Musky Innovations and Musky Madness. He will be there around 2pm Fri. He knows his stuff. Also Scott Petrson, and alot of others.

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redrocketangler

gonna miss it being a night worker

that 7 foot i got if ya remember is nice

thanks

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