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greystonegaurd

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Heading up this weekend to grand forks to fish. Was looking for a fishing report and maybe some tips on the area? How is the water levels? Any help would be great Thanks.

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Rumor is North is very, very low. South is always good for water depth.

Bite has been so, so from what I gather. It was tough the weekend of the Incredible and hasn't really improved that drastically.

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Thanks for the info! Five of us are heading up there this weekend and are going to hit it hard. What was it like for boat travel on the river? I take it you were talking about north of grand forks was low?

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North (Riverside Ramp) has some very low stretches from what I understand. Couple weeks ago, we were running through 2' of water and she has continued to come down.

South (Cabela's Ramp & Lincoln Park) is always good depthwise.

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Once again thanks for the info. From what I gather it is really good the farther north you go! But I would have to get 4 other guys to drive that far north. Maybe if I show them some of the great fish they have been getting up there they would go. Do you happen to now how long of a drive north that is to Pembina? Looks like it is right off the border. Thanks again.

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Its about an hour via I-29 to the northern valley.

You may want to consider Drayton as a compromise as well. There is a lowhead dam in town and plenty of shorefishing & boatfishing opportunities there for cats.

But don't let the "further north" hype fool ya either. Grand Forks is plenty good, you may just have to work a little harder at it.

Here's 2 my dad & I caught a few weeks back.

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The "average size" typically tends to increase the further north you go. But you still have to hook them. I've had trememendous success north near Canada, and I've had my absolute best 2 days of catfishing ever in Grand Forks. I dunno, go with what works into your schedule and budget.

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Nice fish! We are looking to get somthing in that class. Drayton sounds like a nice spot that we are looking at. We are staying at the park right in grand forks but we plan to try several spots in the area. Whats the water levels like around around Drayton? We are planning on taking boats but not scared to fish from shore. I will try to have pictures for everyone when we get back we plan on fishing all weekend. I just hope the weather holds up! Thanks

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In Drayton is you go North it might get shallow, coming souht shuold be no problem. Good luck on your trip.

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