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Hey Everyone,

I'm new to Minneapolis (and the Mississippi) and I'm looking for some tips to get started. I've been fishing from shore around Nicolette Island quite a bit lately. So far I've only been getting a few small mouth here and there. I'm really only having luck with plain worms so far. I ventured up Basset creek yesterday and caught a couple of decent sunnies .

Can anyone point out some good spots/setups to try out? I'd like to stay within less than 10 miles from the downtown area if possible (easy bike ride). I'm 100% catch and release, and always respectful. Hopefully as time goes on I can share what I find.

Thanks!

Ben

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what species are you targeting?

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I'm up for anything!! I'd love to get some walleye but I really don't have a preference right now. I'd love to try a bunch out.

Thanks!

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Channel and flatheads cats are the main species I target on the Mississippi in MPLS, but I do occasionally cast for smallies, pike, and walleye. Have you checked other threads about the Miss in MPLS? There might be info useful to you in there. A lot of the shore spots are pretty well known here in MPLS, but some people on here might get upset if I post them out in the open for all the lurkers to see. If you want post your e-mail and I can share some techniques and some spots that might produce for ya.

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Thanks! I'd love to hear what you're willing to discuss. My email is ben.lemasurier@gmail.com . I was out last night and picked up a few more smallies with a friend. We're still having the best luck with just a plain worm.

Thanks again!

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