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Re: Gander Mountain
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They'll price match the Cabela's store down the road plus another 10% of the difference. That's one thing I've enjoyed from the Gander in Fargo. They are usually cheaper than the Scheels in town anyways. Plus they've changed their marketing a little and I get lots more coupons in the mail and email like Cabela's used to do 5-10 years ago, like $20 off $50 purchase.


They might be cheaper with sales, but every fishing item I've ever checked between scheels, cabela's, gander like lures/line/rods/reels has always been cheapest at scheels at the regular price.

Posted on: 3/25 12:21:49
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Re: Announced today
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I guess I'm in the minority it would seem, but the DNR does a pretty good job considering all of the outside influences they have to deal with. I highly doubt they would manage mille lacs this way if you were to remove all outside pressures from tribes/resorts/anglers/politicians. After all, they have to answer to somebody in charge of them. They aren't a private company on a private water body that can do what they want. Is it unfortunate what's going on? Absolutely! However, I tend to think that if we really knew what they had to deal with from all sides then we'd realize they're doing what they can at this point.

Posted on: 3/21 15:02:57
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Re: Confused about invasive species
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You're asking college kids or even just people looking for a summer job. The AIS inspectors are not professionals. No you will not stop AIS, however every year you delay them might be another year of good fishing down the road. Maybe long term they won't have any impact, but they also have the potential to negatively affect your lake. If you want an example look how screwed up the Great Lakes are. What they are now is nothing like they would have been 100 years ago. Carp are another example, you can't even count how many lakes they've destroyed. The ramifications of AIS aren't always evident immediately.


100 hundred years ago. I would love to hear of any lake that is the same as 100 years ago. The world has evolved a bit since then and it is kind of ridiculous to compare any lake to 100 years ago. I mean what was the population in Minnesota a 100 years ago. What was the percent of people that fished compared to the population a 100 years ago....It's not even comparing apples to oranges it is like comparing an apple to a car or whatever. Instead of spending money on stopping the spread be proactive and expect the spread and spend money on how to either A...Work with the invasive...B kill off the species.


A good number of lakes in Minnesota are not that much different than a 100 years ago. Shorelines might have changed and there might be a new species or lost a species but things haven't changed much. A 100 years in the time scale of a lake is minuscule. You will never kill off an invasive, and by the responses of many on Mille Lacs working with them is unacceptable. You would think someone who's been around Mille Lacs would want to keep that from happening on any other lake.


A new species or a lost species is not a minor change. Period.

Posted on: 3/19 12:49:04
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Interesting Read
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Just saw this and read through it. I would be curious to know what those of you that have had the opportunity to fish the lake over the last 5-10 years have noticed with the firsh you've been catching.
http://www.grandforksherald.com/outdoors/4236437-brad-dokken-column-problems-loom-lake-winnipeg#.WMwxmDOlYpF.twitter

Posted on: 3/17 14:30:43
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Re: Ice Fishing Advice
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If you're not worried about how far you have to travel then head up to the NW angle portion of Lake of the Woods. You'll have the option to chase more species and it REALLY gives you that up north feel!

Posted on: 2/8 12:15:01
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Re: Lund Impact 1775
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The Lund website lists it as 8'

Posted on: 2/7 9:55:26
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Re: Alaskan Fishing
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Thanks for all the responses guys! I've checked out some guys up there and will be chasing some silvers as well. It's a ways away but I can't wait to get up there!

Posted on: 2/4 22:51:44
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Alaskan Fishing
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Heading to Anchorage in the early part of August and would like to get out halibut fishing. Open to chasing other species as well. Has anybody had the chance to get out on the water up there? If so, who did you go through and would you recommend them? Thanks!

Posted on: 2/3 12:03:55
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Tourney on Saturday
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Who's making the trip? I'll be out there yet again with a couple guys and our dads. For those of you making the trip, what do you consider to be more important when picking your spot on the grid...depth or an edge spot? We're torn every year and usually bounce back and forth from year to year. Good luck to anybody that goes!

Posted on: 1/23 14:05:22
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Re: K Drill Vs Nils
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Posted on: 1/18 19:30:43
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