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I was wondering if anyone new any good places around woodbury, north st.paul to go catfishing. Im not real sure what to do either. If I should put a big weight about a foot up from the hook and toss it out or what any info would be appericiated thanks.

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Did you try posting the Cat forum also? Those guys will harrass you, err I mean help you out a lot. Wealth of knowledge in that room.

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hahaha. They're friendly! The only trick to your technique is "where to cast your bait". Right now, the rivers have been low. Keep to a hole for success. Come check out the cat forums.

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Oh yeah and watch out, how does that saying go?

"Once you go cat, you never go back?"

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Just south of the 494 bridge in SSP is a landing...anywhere

along the walkway..or about 1/2 miles s of the bridge is a

culvert....lots of people fish for cats there. Even catch a

occasional walleye, carp, etc.......

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I was wondering the best time of day to go down and fish near the bridge. Ive been down there twice and only got one northern but it was still fun. I met a really nice guy that goes down there everyday and fish's.

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Went down there Thurs night at about 9....Had one run a the

culvert at about 10:30. We didn't stay to long as the cold air got to the Florida boy. The best is usually a decent burst around 7-8 pm, and then again between 10 and midnite.

I don't know about early am hours. We used to run into lots

of people early in the spring, but haven't been going down there too much lately. Used some bullies on Thurs nite.

Since you are on the Woodbury area, there is a culvert on

Larry Ho drive and McKnight Ave that with crawlers and a jig

you can catch bullies. It is on top of a hill and along the

walking path. People will give you strange looks, but then

most cat fishermen are used to that. If you have kids, the

will have a blast catching the bullies and small sunnies down below the grates.

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