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Where to find minnows

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I will be driving from Winger on Highway 59 to Fergus Falls on Monday, would like to know where I could pick up some red tails, or rainbows, or sucker minnows in that order. DL would work the best for me. Plan on fishing early Tues. morning so would like to have them ready to go. Thanks

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John at Quality bait in Dl has creek chubs and rainbows, no redtails. the BP on 59 had some redtails but they were out last night and said they're trying to get more but looked grim. Johns Creek jubs worked well today!

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Way to go thanks.

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