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Reid Fillman

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Reid Fillman

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  • About me

    Founder/Admin of windsurfillinois.com
    Total RRD & Ezzy whore

    Started Windsurfing:
    Clinton Lake 1985 - Long Beach, CA 1988 - Lake Michigan 1989
    The Gorge, OR 1992 - Lake Carlyle 1993 - Hatteras, NC 1993
    Maui, HI 1994 - Illinois River 1999 - Evergreen Lake 2001
    Mauritius Island 2002

    Catamaran & Iceboater from the mid 1970s

    Founded windsurfillinois.com 2005
    reid@windsurfillinois.com

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Member since
Friday, 08 April 2011 01:21
Last online
9 hours 55 minutes ago
  • Reid Fillman replied to the topic 'Friday 3/24' in the forum.
    Chris wrote:
    ...maybe you should have a Rastafarian break after your adrenaline drops off....


    Area 32 6/17/2014
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    yesterday
  • Reid Fillman replied to the topic 'Friday 3/24' in the forum.
    Parked at F12. Totally lit, roasted and toasted on my 4.7. If I had it to do over I would have rigged my 4.2. I caught some nice jumps off...
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    2 days ago
  • Reid Fillman shared 5 photos in the Clinton Lake 2017 album
    Windsurfing at Clinton Lake, IL
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  • Reid Fillman replied to the topic 'Friday 3/24' in the forum.
    Thx, Jen.

    They put more SSW in it, turning that way this afternoon. I'm thinking F11- F13
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    2 days ago
  • Reid Fillman replied to the topic 'Friday 3/24' in the forum.
    Upgarde: They took the rain out of it. Looks like S wind, 5.8 to 4.7. 12:00 to 4:00 is the zone. Marina might be the spot. Or The Corner...
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    3 days ago
  • Reid Fillman replied to the topic 'NW for Saturday' in the forum.
    Awesome, you're racking up some days. We got a Swim Beach fan. If you like it now, wait until the Boondocks Grill opens for the season....
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    7 days ago
  • Reid Fillman replied to the topic 'Instruction' in the forum.
    Kathleen, you can also ask the folks at The Board House at Crystal Lake....
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    2 weeks ago
  • Reid Fillman replied to the topic 'Monday 3/06/17' in the forum.
    I sailed my 5.8 with 108L. Chris got out there first and caught the best half hour. Greg sailed his 6.2. It was pretty up and down when...
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    3 weeks ago
  • Reid Fillman replied to the topic 'Monday 3/06/17' in the forum.
    Ady wrote:
    The basin E of the ramp was nice though -there is a clearing in the tree line.... If there is a way to launch from that E facing shore...
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    3 weeks ago
  • Reid Fillman replied to the topic 'Monday 3/06/17' in the forum.
    Chris wrote:
    I have to see if I can get away from work this afternoon, wouldn't the West Side Access be better for today?

    How do you feel about 46 degree...
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    3 weeks ago
  • Reid Fillman replied to the topic 'Monday 3/06/17' in the forum.
    Ady wrote:
    If there is a way to launch from that E facing shore or that little ramp with the buoys in front of it would have been great.

    You can launch...
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    3 weeks ago
  • Reid Fillman created a new topic ' Monday 3/06/17' in the forum.
    NOAA: Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Cloudy, with a high near 64. A chance of showers, with...
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    3 weeks ago
  • Reid Fillman created a new topic ' Sunday 3/05/17' in the forum.
    NOAA: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

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    3 weeks ago
  • Reid Fillman replied to the topic 'Strong W to WNW predicted for Wednesday 3/01/17' in the forum.
    You boys had some wind out there. And you've got your cold weather systems down. Way to go, guys!

    Bloomington: Peak sustained 33 mph. Peak...
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    3 weeks ago
  • Reid Fillman replied to the topic 'Strong W to WNW predicted for Wednesday' in the forum.
    Big Wednesday

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    4 weeks ago
  • Reid Fillman replied to the topic 'Today looks good 2/28' in the forum.
    Mike, if it stays S - SSE then it looks like The Corner. If it turns S - SSW that opens up the Marina. Both directions work at The Corner....
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    4 weeks ago
  • Reid Fillman replied to the topic 'Sunday 2/26/17?' in the forum.
    Cold!. We stopped at The Bridge launch. It was still a little offshore. Not being able to zip back into shore right away from the cold air...
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    4 weeks ago
  • Reid Fillman replied to the topic 'Sunday 2/26/17?' in the forum.
    I'm in now that they put rain on my Tuesday.

    Sunday: wind speed starts with a 2 around 10:00am, temp starts with a 4 around 11:00am,...
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    4 weeks ago
  • Reid Fillman replied to the topic 'Friday 2/24/17- next Clinton extravaganza' in the forum.
    Ran out of quarters. :( As Ady's graph shows a little after 11:00am when the wind went from SW to WSW everything stopped. Chris was at...
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    4 weeks ago
  • Reid Fillman replied to the topic 'Friday 2/24/17- next Clinton extravaganza' in the forum.
    We might have to go to the Marina. We'll see what it looks like out there.
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    1 month ago

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