Grasslake Saturday January 28 2012

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Grasslake Saturday January 28 2012

Post by Dutchkiteboarder » Thu Jan 26, 2012 7:23 pm

The wind looks pretty good for Saturday all day long. Who wants to join? Ill be leaving Glenview really early trying to be at Grass lake around 8 - 8.30 ish

Edit 7.01 PM: Wondering if it is a good idea. Rain coming down now and tomorrow. Might become slushy at Grasslake. Any thoughts?

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Re: Grasslake Saturday January 28 2012

Post by Ripshade » Thu Jan 26, 2012 10:23 pm

I dunno about the lakes down by you guys but up in wisconsin we had a fellow kiter fall through a lake recently. Fortunately he recovered unharmed but is pretty shook up from it. I know I'll be waiting for a big lake session since I've come to the conclusion winter is being half-assed... That or travel somewhere.

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Re: Grasslake Saturday January 28 2012

Post by Sonny » Thu Jan 26, 2012 11:08 pm

May be game if I don't go out late drinking Friday night. I foresee an involuntary swim... it's supposed to be 40 degrees again tomorrow and the ice will be thin.

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Re: Grasslake Saturday January 28 2012

Post by FSP » Fri Jan 27, 2012 12:54 am

really? i mean i lovveeeee snowkiting but this should not even b a consideration.

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Re: Grasslake Saturday January 28 2012

Post by Dutchkiteboarder » Fri Jan 27, 2012 8:38 am

Just got a PM of snowball Grass lake is 200% No Go!!!! Lets see where the wind will be and hit the water instead. Last weekend drove by Oshkosh Wisconsin, saw the ice fishers and all their stuff out. But the week hasn't been that good for ice at all. Saturday South West wind. Wolf lake anyone???? :lol: :lol: Oh well good day for some home improvement!

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Re: Grasslake Saturday January 28 2012

Post by gbleck » Fri Jan 27, 2012 10:30 am

On the plus side the water season should be good. I have a hankering to go Ice burg SUPing.
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