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Monticello Mississippi Fishing?

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rpdp

Anyone have any luck lately in the Mississippi near Monticello?

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SluggoMaster

I managed to get out yesterday in the boat. I picked up 19 smallies over 12" and probably at least that many short fish. It's too bad that it gets dark and cold so quick! smile.gif

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mtheis

Can I ask a quick question? I have heard that it's possible to wade out by the power plant area where the water is warmer in the winter (using insulated wading boots) and catch fish. Have you experienced this? I would like to take my son out some time and wonder about your experience in this matter?

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SluggoMaster

I don't own any waders, but you would need to find a place to access the river that is close to the plant. I do not know the area that well to provide any useful information.

I would be very careful with waders, since the water can be swift in a few places and there are quite a few deep holes south of the power plant.

Hopefully someone else here can provide more/better information than I can. smile.gif

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Grant

sluggo- how deep was the water you were seeing? also, was it your rig in the parking lot last night?

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rockman

Besides the safety factor SluggoMaster posted about,be absolutely sure you know where to go to have access to fish on foot(wading), or on shore.If you are in an unauthorized area wading,or on shore too near the nuclear plant-on Excel Energy property,you will be questioned by armed security officers who work at the plant.They have really tightened things up since 9/11 happened.I know folks who work at the plant,so I am giving you fair warning without making up a bunch of hoo-ha just to add to this thread.

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Grant

I was wondering specifically about how deep it's running for dragging the boat out.

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SluggoMaster

There is a stretch about 200 yards below the plant, past the "hole" that is only 12" deep at most, and that continues for about 50 yards. Then there is another very shallow stretch down by Montisippi park above and below. The river has gone down every trip out there, so I would say it's lower now.

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Grant

thanks for the info- based on that I think it's a shorefishing day. the upside I guess with the river so low is that the bank is well exposed for hoofing it \:\)

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