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Coon rapids dam report

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Fished for the first time above the dam. Launched the boat around 8 and fished til 1. Good time, catching smallies, walleyes, and a good bunch of decent sized crappies. Jig/fathead combo was the ticket. Got no response to redtails, which are like candy anywhere else on the river that I have fished. Beautiful weather and all in all a great day to be out.

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Any size to the walleyes? Great report, fall fishing on the river is where it is at!

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The 'eye's were samall 9-11". The crappies were very nice sized as were some of the smallies. I was in a different section of the river yesterday, and the cats and smallies cooperated very nicely. You are right, the river is where it is at from now until iceup. Good fishing.

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glad to hear good fishing. Plan to make at least one more trip up there before ice up. I have been having good fishing lower down in the river too.

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I did notice they had a sign up that the CR launch was going to close on the 15th which was Monday.

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Yeah, my buddy fished there sometime last week... He did excellent with the walleyes and smallmouths as well.. Biggest walleye he caught was a 26 inch...

ALl were caught and released.

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What is the best way to fish rivers? trolling? Snagging rocks much of a problem?

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This is my first post on the site.. Great site!

I've been fishing a spot at the CR dam the last couple of days and the walleyes have been biting. Took me a couple hours to find the set up, but finally started hitting them. Fat heads on a floating rig and shad Rap casting. Another gentleman came down to the spot and had 2 on within 10 minutes. I left after that. I will be going back this week a couple times.

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Welcome to the site, I am in the middle of winterizing my boat. Today and Tues. off , might be there myself. Good to have you on board. Take care, and looking forward to future post's.

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Headed back down to my spot tonight. COLD!!! Noone fishing on the (Contact Us Please) tonight, usually 5-10 people. I was out for about an hour and the bite was on tonight!! Using the fathead/floating rig mix, had many many bites, only able to get 1-15" eye' in though. Probably make it down tomorrow again. Wisconsin fishing this weekend @ yellow lake.

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