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jighed

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jighed

does anyone know the date of the crappie contest on lake minnetonka?

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markkstanley

April 29

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bgreen82

be there or be square. didnt the grand prize drawing used to a boat or did my friend lie to me.

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MSchmillen

I think they used to have bigger prizes, I heard they were having problems with cheating.

The biggest raffle drawing prize is an ATV. The top three fish in order if I remember right are a duck boat, trolling motor and flasher.

I am not 100% certain if that is right, you could check it out at Gander for sure though.

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bgreen82

the top fish gets you a kayak, then a motor, then i'm not sure.

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waltinader

What kind of boats are you guys going to be in because my cousins and I will be in a 1750 Red Lund pro-v with a 90 mariner maybe we will run into eachother.

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iFishMN.us

I caught my first muskie ever while fishing the tonka crappie contest quite a few years ago when I was about 12. I was fishing with 6lb line and small jig with minnow on spinning reel, no leader of course. I was on black lake and I had just reeled in my minnow and was talkin to my stepdad and outta nowhere a giant spash and my pole ripped down...the fish actually came out of the water to hit my minnow that was dangling above the water a few inches. Got lucky to hook him on the edge of the mouth so he didnt cut the line and my drag came through and we landed the fish, about 40". Was alot of fun and those are the kinds of experiences that make a kid become a fisherman for life. Just thought I'd share...good luck out there this year.

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buzzsaw

6 lb test for Crappies eh? That's funny? grin.gifblush.gif

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