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Old 09-21-2009, 09:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So I had a nice long post written out, but hit the back button and lost it, what BS. ANyway I am going nucking futs waiting for ice season. Ive tuned the auger twice, went through gear 3 times. Got really bad when I bought 2 snowmobiles last week. Still have stuff to get ready but want ice to get here now. Feel like an addict or something. I started buying new jigs and the such end of July.

Here, I created a timer, for when I feel I will be fishing for lakers. I know golden gate and and some other high places freeze sooner, but I want laker fishing. Dec 2 is the date I picked as I think Either the weekend before or after will be a safe bet, though a real cold spell would be great get us on ice by second week of november.

Anyone else feel this way?

Heres the timer.

http://timeanddate.com/s/1d64
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Old 09-22-2009, 06:16 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Ha ha! Yes, I know what you mean. I doubt I will be on the ice as early as you, though. It's usually closer to Christmas for me, at least for lakers. Antero should be ready by early December for slimers.



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Old 09-22-2009, 06:45 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I agree I m losing it as well. I went new auger, and i gotta get a few new rods. That's hilarious you bought two snowmobiles last week. LOL
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Old 09-22-2009, 07:05 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Guilty! Ice Anglers Anonymous.
I am a ice head (similar to crack head just no drugs needed) and found myself in the basement last night twitching uncontrollably after watching the simulator on my Marcum LX-5. I think it starts in the garage every evening when I pass by the atv tracks and ponder what date I should put them back on. It might be all the staring at the new insulated Ice Armor bibs on the computer here at work though too!
I feel your pain brother.
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Old 09-22-2009, 07:19 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I can't wait either. Luckily I've got hunting season coming up real quick first. But after that that's all I will be thinking of. Thanksgiving weekend I will be out on the ice though. Of that I am sure!
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Old 09-22-2009, 07:40 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Nope, I left 3 hair dryers running in the yard last night to make sure nothing froze...
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Old 09-22-2009, 08:29 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I'm getting antsy. Checking ice fishing site for gear, rigging and re rigger everything. Charging my Marcum. Practice my hook setting. Oh boy!!!! I can't wait! And there was snow up by Horsetooth yesterday!!! Oh man.
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