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Scoot

Here are some pics from a recent trip that Backwater Eddy took up to visit Stu. Looks like a ton o' fun!!!

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Ed Carlson

Thanks Scoot.

Yup folks, that's the class of Kitty's you find when you stay and book with "Cats on the RED". If you find a better spot to catch sumo's like this, make sure to tell me. I won't hold my breath waiting to hear were though.

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White-tips

Yo Ed,

Nice to see the Lund there. I'll come out and visit soon.

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Ed Carlson

Ya...you know I have been in a Lund since 1977...don't ja-know...Eh.

Maybe......a new one soon...kinda like the look of the new Sport....minus the Striper deal. That is a great guide rig.

Stop in anytime Tip's.

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ivegottabite

Nice fish Ed! Looks like you guys got some nice fish up there but what else should a guy expect right? wink.gif

Sounds like Canuck has been doing well up there lately. Stu, you've been awful quiet lately.....are you too tired from catching SUMU's all day to post a report! grin.giftongue.gif

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ibwhnt

Sure makes a guy miss the river when its well above flood stage. Its only a matter of time before we can get back on in the Grand Forks area. Great report

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hadanooner

ed you got me wound up tight with those pics. I cant wait to get up there and chase a few of those kitties around. how are the water levels up there right now? Nooner

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Ed Carlson

Nooner the Cork'n should be super up there about now, on the Floodway.

Stu said lots of water on the move. My best bet would be the floodway and than tight to shore down a ways on the edges of the walleye sholes.

If I can I may be headed north this weekend or part of next week?

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hadanooner

let me know if you are going to head north. I have the whole week off. Nooner

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Catmendo

Nooner, haven't heard from you in a longtime. I hope all is well with the new born, I'll bet she's really growing!

The red is dropping and the kitties are on the prowl. A trio from Devil's Lake landed close to a "CENTURY" in kitties yesterday. Like one of them said, "it was the single best day ever for them on the Lower Red!

Say hello to Mark!

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Wiskers

Holy smoke...............pant pant pant.. I just need two free days with nothing to mess up the plans so I can head north..........Summer will be done before I get it together again.. sigh sigh..

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