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RoyalDutchman

2014 Rainy River Conditions by Royal Dutchman

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side_laker

I have some left over cyscos from northern fishing this winter would it be worth bringing them up for sturgeon or better to just use crawlers.

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fishuhalik

Just use crawlers & live fatheads. I've tried using tullies & didn't have much luck

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RoyalDutchman

Hello Everyone!! I am so sorry I haven't been on here updating as well as I normally do. We have been busy and were gone this weekend I kept the facebook page updated the best I could from my phone but it is so hard to update information on this site on my phone. Here are the past updates.

Yes the big and little fork have broke open as of today. We had some friends check it for us as we did not have time to drive up there.

April 22nd, 2014:

Just got word about 3:30 PM that both the big fork and little fork are open.... There is not much debris coming past our house as of 3:45 PM. Grant checked the river just before dark and didn't see any debris coming down the river. The water looked a little cloudy/dirty.

April 21st, 2014:

We hope everyone had a wonderful Easter! We were able to spend time with Alyse's family for the weekend. We did get word that the river is open past Wheelers Point it opened up quick in a few days. A group that was fishing today mentioned the river was a little dirty but not bad at all.

April 18th, 2014:

When we woke up this morning almost all the shore ice was gone and you were able to get to the docks with a boat.

April 16th, 2014:

Late afternoon the river open up in front of our house!! There is still shore ice and the dock isn't quite open yet but it is open at least!

April 14th, 2014:

Today is the last day of Walleye Fishing until the opener in May! We would like to thank everyone for the kind words and having fun even if fishing was slow most of the days. Now it's time to think about Sturgeon Fishing which is catch and release right now and the season is open April 24-May 7! We can now see open water from the front door! It is just starting to come around the bend.

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RoyalDutchman

Also, I hope to have a sturgeon report tomorrow morning as the group got in late tonight and I never got a chance to talk to them.

To Answer the question about Walleye Season closing you and can fish all day April 14th, on the 15th you can not. Sorry I didn't get back to you faster.

Here's to everyone having a great Sturgeon Season and we hope you catch some monsters!

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RoyalDutchman

I never saw any huge ice chunks or logs coming down the river at all today

Talked to a few different groups today and sounds like the sturgeon are biting!! One group said they caught about 15 sturgeon for the last 2 1/2 days with the biggest one being 73 inches and right before that he landed a 59 inch one! Another group that fished most of today caught 8 total and had a blast! Can't wait to get pictures of that 73 inch to share with everyone he figures it was well over a 100 lbs!

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Big Country

Pictures please! BC

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