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Caincando1 05-10-2002 02:21 PM

Pics-Upper Mississippi Rat Run 2002
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The first Friday in May every years since before I was born is the Rat Run. The men take Friday off work, leave the woman home and start the season off with a run. The where expected to be a 100 boats this year. The chilly weather lower the actual count to right around 50, most of which where performance boat.

Our Group of 10 boats left from Great River Harbor. After waiting for the frost to melt off the boat we headed out a little later than scheduled. First stop was an all you can eat breakfast buffet at Slippery in Wabasha. Then up to Long Point beach near Lake City to meet up with everyone else. Out next stop was the Harbor bar in Red Wing. After the usuall harrasment from the local water patrol(see below)we decided to skip going north farther and head south. After a high speed run down Lake Pepin we stoped at the Pickle Factory Bar in Pepin WI. One last WOT run took us back to the harbor. Undeniable a great day on the water despite the cold weather.

OSO member that attended-ADVANTAGE,WILDCHILD212,THIRTSY TURTLE, and myself. I would again like to than Advantage for giving me the best ride of day.

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Caincando1 05-10-2002 02:26 PM

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Caincando1 05-10-2002 02:29 PM

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Caincando1 05-10-2002 02:31 PM

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Advantage 05-10-2002 02:32 PM

Caincando1, great pics bro! You're welcome on my boat anytime! Are you sure that chick was a prostitute? :p

Cord 05-10-2002 02:54 PM

Where are you guys on the miss?

CigDaze 05-10-2002 04:07 PM

Very cool Pics!
Too many jackets and gloves, though...I just got the chills! :eek: :D :D

Sean 05-10-2002 04:16 PM

Cool Pics! Thanks for sharing!

Maximus 05-10-2002 04:47 PM

Baja Daze- I thought the same thing. You going to be out this weekend?


hp500efi 05-10-2002 06:25 PM

Thumbs Up, next year I'll join ya :)

Where are you guys docked? Looks like a place we would dock while duck hunting :eek:

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