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I can hardly wait until my week off. Today I was able to get in a little fishing along with the SEMSA River Clean-Up below the Lake Zumbro power dam. After a 16 minute fight and the help of my fishing partner, I caught (and released) a 36 inch tiger musky on four lb. test line. What a thrill! The musky hit on a three inch Berkley Power Tube. He went air borne twice and managed to wrap the line around his head. It is my first musky and I couldn't be happier. The only disappointment was the lack of a camera to record this big event.

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HEY BIG LEW, NICE FISH! 4lb LINE? THAT MUST HAVE BEEN FUN. I THINK I HAVE BEEN TO THE PLACE YOU WERE FISHING ONCE. SHORT ON TIME, I WADED A SMALL STRETCH JUST DOWN FROM THE DAM AND CAUGHT A FEW REAL NICE SMALLIES. IS THERE A CAMP GROUND RIGHT THERE BY THE DAM?
WET NETS!

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That's the place DARK30. The SEMSA group has adopted the stretch from the dam to the County Rd 7 (Green) Bridge. We hope that in years to come that 18+ inches for smallies will be the norm.

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Hey guys, I have went own to the dam a couple times to try out my fly rod. From what I have gathered, fishing right around the dam isn't that good. What is the best way to fish (without a boat) from the Dam to Green Bridge??? Walk down from dam or are there other access areas?

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Fluker, I have entered at the green bridge, there's a little parking area there, and waded up stream. It's been a while since I've done that, but I seem to remember that the west shoreline has some pretty good sized rocks to deal with. Right now the water is low so you may be able to stear clear of them.

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