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    How Many Miles?

    Thought I'd start a thread up to see who is going to be driving the most miles over Christmas.

    I figured out that not counting the extra few miles I might drive while at each location, I'll be logging approximately 982 miles starting tonight through the 26th. That's a trip from Des Moines to Ruthven, IA and back then one from Des Moines to Heyworth, IL and back so even if I drive an average of 10 miles more while at each location I'll easily top 1000 miles of driving in about 6 days.


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    Re: How Many Miles?

    Zero - Christmas is at my house and I don't plan on leaving for anything but booze supplies and maybe a quick pheasant hunt (possibly both at the same time).



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    Re: How Many Miles?

    We did 2200 miles over thanksgiving going from CO to DSM to Eastern Iowa back to DSM to look at houses and then back to CO. We'll do about the same for Xmas.

    2200 miles.


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    Re: How Many Miles?

    Well i could reply if you said traveling instead of driving, however im flying instead. Total trip will tally over 2000 miles however.



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    Re: How Many Miles?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyinCo View Post
    We did 2200 miles over thanksgiving going from CO to DSM to Eastern Iowa back to DSM to look at houses and then back to CO. We'll do about the same for Xmas.

    2200 miles.

    YIKES! Hope you trade drivers once in awhile!


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    Re: How Many Miles?

    Who heck do you know in Ruthven, Iowa. My family is from Ruthven.



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    Re: How Many Miles?

    I have about a 500 mile Iowa loop to complete on Christmas Day and the day after. Hope it doesn't get slippery.



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    Re: How Many Miles?

    Wasn't Loren Meyer from Ruthven?



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    Re: How Many Miles?

    Quote Originally Posted by travman23 View Post
    Thought I'd start a thread up to see who is going to be driving the most miles over Christmas.

    I figured out that not counting the extra few miles I might drive while at each location, I'll be logging approximately 982 miles starting tonight through the 26th. That's a trip from Des Moines to Ruthven, IA and back then one from Des Moines to Heyworth, IL and back so even if I drive an average of 10 miles more while at each location I'll easily top 1000 miles of driving in about 6 days.
    My spouse grew up in Ruthven. Been to Lost Island Lake many times.


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    Re: How Many Miles?

    Quote Originally Posted by travman23 View Post
    YIKES! Hope you trade drivers once in awhile!
    I usually drive all of it unless I get too tired, then I'll trade off. We have an 18 mo old too so the person not driving needs to entertain her. I'd rather drive.


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    Re: How Many Miles?

    The is cool. Yeah Loren Meyer is from there. I have caught about 3,000 bullhead out of Lost Island, Mud Lake, and Trumble. Did you ever see that guy that has a black Bear in a cage at lost Island?



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    Re: How Many Miles?

    CR to Algona to Belle Plaine to CR to Des Moines to Ames to CR

    ~ 750 from mapquest ... thanks for bringing this up - this is gonna suck



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    Re: How Many Miles?

    Big fat 0. We will drive to target to get food tonight and then I am not leaving the house till the 2nd of Jan!


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    Re: How Many Miles?

    I drive through Ruthven and by Lost Island on the way to Okoboji.



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    Re: How Many Miles?

    Whats the weather even supposed to be like Saturday? I hate the drive to Algona when the weather doesnt play a factor.



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