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cubicleb

Champlin area shorefishing

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Anyone having luck in the Champlin/Brooklyn park area? I hit up the Mississippi this week but with water being high and fast, didn't have any luck from shore.

Anyone tried any of the lakes in this area?

Tried worms on the bottom and some soft plastics. Didn't even get a carp to say hi.

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I've been out trying around the same areas. Very little happening yet. I got one sucker from the mississippi at the mouth of elm creek. I saw some guys catch walleyes and smallmouth on the rum below the anoka dam. I sure wish my nightcrawlers weren't lasting so long.

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