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
Walli1

Rain or shine 18 & 19

9 posts in this topic

Looks like were going to get some interesting weather this weekend but that's what rain gear is for. I plan on hitting the river the usual time rain or shine, at least it won't be hot out! Any body else going out in this weekend? Looks as of now I'll be flying solo in the morning! smile.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm taking a couple of people out of the Bluffs tonight. Will be interested to see how we do. You have any pointers for evening fishing down there. Don't know if I'll be out there on Sunday morning or not.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Good luck, I think we are gonna be chasing muskies on Saturday on another body of water....yeah bring the rain gear!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hey sandmannd remember that area where I was fishing and down the shore a ways you caught that lawn chair? I've been picking the eyes up in that area yet actually I'll be bobber fishing in that area in the morning good luck!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Walli1,

I wish I was available to beg you for a spot in your boat. I have read your posts with envy, and would like to learn more about the river. I do well out of my boat, but I can always learn grin.gif

I will be out Sunday evening after we get back from the weekend. If you ever see a red and white 17' Starcraft with a 90 merc on back say hi.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks for the reply and pointers Walli. We made it out, but didn't do very well. Was still great being down on the river though.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The sun rise this morning was unreal it made the whole river glow, wow! Fishing this morning was alright had to really work for what I got, fished 9 different places and graphed two others, ended the morning with 4 decent eyes all coming on crawlers in 20 to 35 fow and one heck of a strange way to get a carp. I was lindying along when all of a sudden I felt a weird tug I pulled back and fish on then up came my line and wrapped around that was lead core with a fish on the end I pulled up the line thinking pig walleye but no such luck, here someone snagged a carp and the line must of broke, the carp was around 6 pounds and the shad rap I recovered hooked on the side of the fish was perch pattern. I wonder who lost it and the story that was told about losing a big fish, did the story say it was a carp! wink.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Can't believe I let the weather man talk me into not fishing on Sat morning. I bet it was alright out on the Croix for a good while. I sure hope the smart people got the enjoyment out of a good trip. What did you guys catch? Hopefully I missed out on a great bite.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

What a great time on the river this morning, man were the smallies ever on a tear, talk about fun, caught a couple eyes only one legal, did I mention the smallies o what fun, heading to the twins game, later! cool.gif

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

    • Wanderer
      Yup!  I can see how that would be annoying!    Welcome to Fishing Minnesota though.  Glad to see your posts. 
    • Jim Almquist
      Got out on Saturday along with my brother who went out in his boat. So much mud that we went our separate ways searching for better water. With 3 in his boat he caught 5 Coho and 5 Lake Trout. I found a nice spot and went 2/5 before the wind messed up the spot. Sunday morning went out with my brother to the same spot and had a double before the third line was out. Ended up going 7/11 before a storm with red in it chased us off the lake. Loonasea was correct on the nice size of the Coho's right now. All fish were caught with stick baits on top.
    • maxpower117
        Ya, I Was corrected already. Sorry. 
    • Rick G
      Soooo many spots to hit, your going to love the yak, JC!   And Royce is right about an anchor. This would be my first investment.   
    • lawman
      My unit is not a link unit. I thought they worked the bugs out of these units. 19 years ago they recalled all of these when almost all of them failed. Fingers crossed I guess.  
    • Cret Jigs
             Hi guys - went out on Blue lake yesterday .... water temps around 61 -62 on the surface.    Tried for some walleye with ripple shads in the weeds with no success, did manage a nice Bass.  we switched to crappies and managed keeping a nice meal.  Let a nice monster Blue Gill go (9.75") and kept some nice Sunnies for the frying pan.   Pan fish were pretty active if you hit the right spots.  A lot of people out there and the access was not a place to be in a hurry!!   We had to work for the crappies and the ones we caught were 9"-10" crappies full of eggs.  I would guess that although the ice was out early, many of the species are now late and delayed on the spawn.   if this weather don't warm up quick, i think the bass will drop their eggs and it won't be a good year for bass spawn this year.    Talked to some anglers out their bass fishing and they thought it was very slow and were puzzled.   Cret
    • Sushilicious
      I apologize for my word choice. I'm from chisholm n most of my camping trips growing up were decided after work on Friday n we can't do that now. The only positives that have come from the reservation system is ppl who have never been 2 the park (5%) now don't have 2 worry about a spot n the fishing guides don't have 2 worry about finding a place 4 shore lunch.
    • Wanderer
      Sorry I had to edit your title.  I've been hearing some people are upset about the change.  But I also heard there were some positives about it too.  I can't say anything one way or the other since I'm not affected.
    • Wanderer
        It does have lakers but I think they closed it for harvest.  I thought I read it was due to those lakers being a different strain and getting fished down a little too much.   That laker Rob caught was a hawg!  Too bad he got it taken away.
    • Sushilicious
      The fact that ppl have to reserve a campsite is absolute BS. The only thing the park accomplished by making ppl reserve campsites is lowering the amount of ppl who visit the park.