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southerner

Nice article, Turk

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I found it interesting once I got home from the river late Sunday morning to open the Pioneer Press to the Sports section and find a full article featuring our forum moderator on the Croix for the opener. For those who didn't see it, Turk was featured along with several photos of his opening day. From the article, it sounds like there are some secrets that he's not letting on to. :-) I think the photo of his dashboard covered in cranks was intended to confuse those who may be looking for the secret lure.

Seriously, it's nice to see credit given to those who work long hours at something they love to do. Obviously Turk is recognized as a Croix expert. Nice article.

Southerner

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Here Here!

If you want to speed up your learning curve on the Croix, I strongly encourage you to give Turk a call. He is real fun to fish with!
Haven't been skunked yet?

Nice job Turk!

Jim W

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Thanks guys, The St. Croix is a resource that won't let you down if you stick at it.
I was hoping for bigger fish (as always) but we did manage 20 eyes (14 to 14 3/4) and a nice sauger 17 1/2.
After the opener cools down the real flavor of the St. Croix comes through and the fishing gets better and the pressure less.

Good luck all inland anglers!

Keep catchin'
Turk

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turk
just wondering when the beanie's river rat tournament is ??
how many people usually fish it and i was also wondering how many other tourneys there are on the st croix

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The Beanie River Rat Tourney is the held the last week of September each year, and the contest has 100 to 150 participants.

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The line I think Turk is using is that line called Cajun Lightning??? Its blood red. But I dont know just a hunch. I have heard bad reports of this stuff. But I wont say I have never tried it.

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