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      Fishing Minnesota had added a new menu item (see above) called Fishing Report Clubs. It's a way to keep the really good fishing reports coming and being shared only with those who also provide detailed fishing reports. We will only approve new members who request to join if they have already posted a recent fishing report in the area forum, associated with the Fishing Report Club area  you want to join. We are going to limit the number of regular memberships, in the Fishing Report Clubs, to the top 20  members in each Club, to those with the best frequency and quality fishing reports provided in the club and less so in the regular fishing report forum open to all members. The higher quality fishing report reserved for the club of course. If  you want fishing reports  around your area, I would Join Now, some of the clubs are starting to fill fast. Use the Fishing Reports Club link in the Menu above (after you've posted a fishing report in the regular area forum) and request to Join.
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NorthernLite

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Hey guys, I live in Eden Prairie and I was wondering if you guys knew of any good rooster spots within an hour of Eden Prairie. I would much appreaciate any advise or info, thanks.

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Either get out and ask permission on private land or look for wma's. Some are better than others given differant conditions. If you head exactly 1 hour west or SW you will be in fairly decent pheasant territory compared to the rest of the MN pheasant range.

If it's nice out above 40F then look for them loafing in short grass during the day. The colder and windier it gets the more they will head to heavy cover.

If you can find food (corn/beans/weeds-w-seeds), water and several types of cover from sparse to heavy near each other you usually will be in good shape. Best bet is private if you can get permission.

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NorthernLite

Thanks for the info Rick, i'll be headen out there today.

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I would suggest door knocking. I was lucky and got a yes last weekend and got my first limit. I went out a little west of Litchfield this morning and hunted two WMA's and the dog got up two hens. They were holding tight on the edges. You have to figure that the public land has been hunted extremely hard with all the nice weather we had this fall.

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