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Redlantern

Sunrise and St. Croix confluence

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Anybody have any advice for fishing this area? Some folks around my town call it the "Point". I'm thinking of heading there this evening, thought there might be catfish there. Thanks

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EBass

If my memory serves me correctly that's a very shallow and sandy area. Sunrise, yea I remember the tubers on the bus by the launch. Just a FYI, good luck.

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EBass, you were right. It sure is shallow. I probably hit it at the wrong time of day, noon, but I didn't have any luck fishing. Nice area for a picnic and hanging out with the kids. Any suggestions for around east central Minnesota for trying some catfishing? My daughter has catfish on her list of things to try eating and being the good father I am, would love to help her out. Thanks

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The Osceola fishing peir should put out a few cats. I used to fish it from around dark to about 11 pm and would always seem to catch at least a couple. You can use 2 rods per person there so I would set one up for cats and bring a lighted bobber for the crappies and walleyes. This place can be dead during the day. But as soon as the sun starts going down and everyone else bails out the action picks up.

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Sorry Redlantern,
I don't know the Croix real well. I know from Taylor Falls to Nevers Dam then Grantsburg up to the Snake or so. From Nevers Dam Site to Taylor Falls Dam is a deeper run. But I don't know if you have a boat or not.

I do most of my cat fishing in the Mississippi and the Minnesota rivers, so the Croix should be pretty much the same.

I live in the cities here so I don't get up to the Croix as much as I want to. Good luck

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