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wasssit

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wasssit

R people driving on smith or geneva lakes???

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ghotierman

have only seen four wheelers down on my end of Geneva. There is a pretty good heave along the east shore, here. not sure if anyone's driving up on the north end.

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wasssit

thanks ghotierman.

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bigbucks

A friend of mine said he saw a big Cadillac on the North end of Geneva at least weeks ago. He said it looked pretty strange.

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bassNspear

I beat that was a ite for sore eyes

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ALEX EYES

people are driving all over geneva, saw several trucks in front of the bible camp last weekend. Had 18"-19" of ice saturday ,no fish though.

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bkfish

Hey Jay,

You want me to pick you up one of these nights and get you some fish time?

-Your neighbor across the highway smile.gif

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ghotierman

Sure, as long as you're driving by anyway!...

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bkfish

Jay,

well, i've moved off of lk geneva, what a dead sea. I just don't get it. I have fish on the camara and on the vex but they don't want anything to do with anything. I really think that after the city sewer dumped into the lake it has effected the fish?? stop by and I'll fill you in where i'm at.

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ghotierman

bkfish...

i need a better clue as to who you are....i've got a hunch...

don't want to stop by the wrong place!

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