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micbubba

Banana Flat. At least they weren't on 1/20. That is my crappy fishing report.

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gizmoguy

I don't think that Banana Flat would be the best choice for fishin crappies.

Sorry I couldn't resist. wink.gif

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chrismackmn

I am pretty much convinced that your luck is the same as 90% of the people out there. The fish are in collusion with Clam Corp, Lindy, Vexilar, The Cranker and a select few. The rest of us get an occasionaly fish to keep us coming back and buying stuff. dang you stinking walleye. I'll get you one of these days you.

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ChaskaPerchJerker

Yeah .....it's like playing a bad round of golf and then making birdie on the 18th hole...you suddenly forget how bad the first 17 holes were.....but fishing and golf beats the heck out of alot of other things we could be doing !!! Good luck this weekend everyone !!!

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burl

The last four times i have been up,catch a big fish within the first 15 minutes and the not much else the rest of the day.Beats being at the shop and dealing with all of those problems.Going up tomorow with the family maybe they will bring some better luck.Burl.

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