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Anybody catchin fish in trf?

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Just got back from christmas break and was wondering if anyone has been catching fish on the river.

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I've fished the Thief River north of 8th Street twice this year and picked up a few pike by the sandbar. The last 3 times fishing in TRF, I've gone up the Red Lake River to the little bay behind the mansion. A few nice 23-28" Eyes have been caught there, just not by me. I typically fish the evening from 4pm til just after dark. Was down tonight and picked up 2 eaters around 5pm in 9 fow at the edge of the current...jiggin' jiggin' jiggin'

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I haven't been fishing the river too much this year. I fished on Saturday between the 1st & 3rd street bridges for a couple of hours. 1st spot "Nothing" (15' of water, muddy bottom). 2nd spot and final move of the day...IT WAS TOO COLD!!!! I fished a small rock pile and got into some Rock Bass, I know, I know...Rock Bass aren't Walleye, but hey I was having fun catching fish. Small baits, held still just on top of the rocks produced steady action. The fish were biting really light though, so electronics were very helpful.

That's my report...Good Luck.

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