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I am planning to head out on the river for the first time. if anyone can offer any tips for eyes or bass that would be great. I am launching from the public acess at stillwater and will start from there.

Mike

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STILLNOFISH

Topwater,

I would give the lift bridge a try from your location. Try minnows and worms around this area. You should find some crappie, bass and the walleyes. There is a drop off by the first pillar on the Wisconsin side. It is on the south end of the pillar. I have caught several nice fish out of this area. From there you can head south down the wisconsin side and you will see a point that comes out (the first point you see from the lift bridge). There is a huge drop off there. Try fishing the 20ft depth in this area. I usually lindy rig, but will also throw a jig and minnow in these areas, just depends what is working. Good luck and post back how it goes.

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Thanks for the info I let you know how I did. Have any luck pulling cranks?

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Topwater,

I usually only pull cranks around catfish point in the Afton area. Around Stillwater and the places I mentioned, I strictly use live bait. I should also mention that I mostly go for Walleyes with those methods.

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Mike,

My first bit of advice: Get there early for the public launch. I am planning on working the Croix from the lift bridge north to the Arcola sandbar on Saturday as well. There are plenty of spots available for smallie action all along the Croix. Good luck.

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Thanks for all the info and to any more between now and Mon. I will post back and let you know how I did. Might even work my way north and try for some ski's but the day is only so long. The lakes have been slow so hopin the river shoes a little more action thanks again

Mike

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Well I must thanks for all the info but i never got a chance to make it out last week, too hot for one thing. i'll give it a try after Labor day, maybe thing will cool down a bit, temps hopefully but not the fishing

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