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Old 04-25-2014, 12:52 PM
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Beautiful day today and the ice is gone. The lake is dead calm and the ducks and geese are all over the place. I just heard a loon call and heard some gobbling this morning up on the hill. The youngest daughter and her family are coming over for some steaks on the grill. Windows are open, the heat is off and the chairs are on the deck. I just opened a bottle of Chardonnay and it is spring at last.

Davidmil here is to you my friend.

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Old 04-25-2014, 04:23 PM
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I hope you have a great summer Frank, I just deep fried a batch of ice out crappies, better than crab legs or lobster, and Here's to Davidmil! RIP my friend.
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Old 04-25-2014, 11:10 PM
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Here here!!
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Old 04-26-2014, 04:04 AM
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Still a little cool here for lounging outside in the evenings.

But spring is certainly coming. Our cherry tree in the backyard is beginning to show green.
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Old 04-26-2014, 01:29 PM
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As warm and sunny with warm temps as yesterday was, today was a bust. It rained and stayed cloudy and was in the 40's all day. The fishing boat is ready and one way or another I'll be fishing tomorrow. I just hope the wind stays down. Jim, I haven't caught a crappie since ice fishing ended 2 weeks ago and look forward to getting a few slabs on open water. Nice to see you are still around.

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Old 04-27-2014, 05:22 AM
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Raining right now temps in the 40's with a strong wind coming off the lake. I guess the boat will stay parked again today.
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Old 04-27-2014, 06:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Champlain Islander View Post
Raining right now temps in the 40's with a strong wind coming off the lake. I guess the boat will stay parked again today.
Looks like you're getting the same weather we had the next day. I'll betcha it clears up, gets sunny and turns warmer towards afternoon. That's exactly what happened here.
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Old 04-27-2014, 08:17 AM
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41 right now and still raining with a 15 MPH wind out of the frigid north. I need better weather. Perhaps tomorrow.
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Old 05-01-2014, 05:31 AM
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Cold and rainy today and it is the turkey season opener. I set up at 4:30 am in the dark and got my bird at 6:00am.

20.61 pounds
1" spurs
9 1/8" beard

Day 2 was a bust. I called in 4 but they were all jakes. A couple had 5-6" beards but were immature
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Old 05-05-2014, 03:25 PM
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Nice turkeys sir...
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