Guests - If You want access to member only forums on FM. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on Fishing Minnesota.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
bgreen82

catfish launches?

3 posts in this topic

looking to try the minnesota for the first time. want to hook some cats. can anyone give me some direction what launch to hit and to go north or south. i'll try to find the spots on my own after that. thanks guys.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Ft. Snelling is a good place to start and work your way towards the Miss. look for a rock outcrop with an eddy behind just by the confluence. Good prospect for big ones. You could also hit it from hidden falls on the Miss.

Good luck

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I would suggest heading out to the Shakopee launch. Up or downstream is good. There are many more turns, snags and inlets to hold fish than the stretch between 35W and the Miss. It's a little shallow right now but easily passable.

If you're looking for flatheads and want to stay out later keep in mind that Fort Snelling park closes at 10pm and they will tow or lock you in. I left at 9:59pm on day and was followed out by the park staff and they locked the gate. Good Luck!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Posts

    • Big A
      there is a mess being created out there ladies and gentleman. Be careful. Slush is sneaky. It looks like March out on the ice, not January. Deep slush and standing water, tricky conditions for vehicles and people. Saw a lot of flooded houses today in four mile bay.    Fishing for our group was the same as it's been all season. So Slow It Hurts.   But it sure was fun to be able to fish outside.    On a side note, I picked up nearly a dozen boards left behind from wheelhouses. With all this water and slushy conditions, I agree boards are needed. Just please take them with you or chisel them out. These things can cause a lot of damage to some expensive equipment come open water....
    • DLD24
      I feel like every time I ice fish in the rain the fish are going nuts...Went out today on a lake in the Duluth area and just pounded the crappies and gills(100+fish)..All the gills were 8-9" and the crappies were 10-12"... Best bait was a glow majum jig with a glow plastic... 
    • JbuZZo
      Cryptic... 
    • eyeguy 54
      after superbowl
    • Big A
      Honesty goes a long way. Karma.