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Hi,

I'm a new member to this wonderful site. This is my first post to this forum and it's a question. I fish rivers almost exclusively during open water season, but I have yet to ice fish any of 'em. This sunday my buddy and I plan on hitting the St. Croix river and we were wondering where are some of the best places to fish. Not looking for any "secret" holes or personal favorites, just some general locations to get some fish. We like catching walleyes, but we're not making them our main focus. Rivers offer a variety of gamefish and were looking for a mixed bag (crappies, white bass, saugers and 'eyes) so any areas where we are most likely to get just about anything will do. This is short notice, so any info would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks and good luck,

Manny

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hunt4food

Now that's not what I like to see from a fellow outdoor enthusiast! This guy posted for his first time and gets that for a response? Manny, head down to the Bayport Park. You can park on the south end of it. Go straight out a few hundred yards and you will find an army of fisherman. Sometimes they bite there and sometimes not. It will get you started. Water depth there ranges from approx. 16-36' or so in that area. You can experiment from there. From thee, you will see another bunch of shacks across to the Wisc. side. That area yields fish sometimes too.

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blacksportsman

Thanks for the replies-

I hear alot about Bayport(we sometimes hunt pheasants there at the WMA)and so, Bayport it is. We'll give it a try and let you know how it goes...thanks again for the info, hunt4food, and thanks for the humor, Da bite, I'm sure you meant that in good fun, besides, what's wrong with carp (ha ha)?

Manny

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Welcome to the St. Croix River.If you want variety,you found it.The other day I was out and saw some fish suspended about 15' off bottom so I brought up the rattlin' spoon expecting crappies and hooked into a huge fish.When I got it up it was about a 10# channel cat!I get on in North Hudson and fish mainly north of the landing.I've caught some real big white bass this year out deeper.You never know what you'll catch.Just take your flasher and a portable shelter and keep drilling and poking around until you find some fish.It's fun.You'll like it.Let us know how you do.Good Luck Fishing!!!

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