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I'm guessing that thurs. nights storms are going to make the root and zumbro high and dirty.The worst fishing condition there is,is chocolate water.Anyone with thoughts on what might still be fishable,besides reservoirs?Does anyone live close to any of the streams to give us a report? Also I would like to add to a comment I saw yesterday on giving away honey holes.The web site itself allows us to share info so we can enjoy what we all learn.The hope I have is that those of us here if we are treading into others areas of fortune will enjoy,but return all fish to the water so it can remain what it was.I know that everyone does not do this ,but I believe that if we are learning from others on this forum,we should.Fish populations can be a difficult balance.Over population can be bad also.

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hey reel man i am only about 1 1/2 behind you on the post time!!! i am going to chester woods this morning to try and catch some bass maybe i am crazy but i would like to try my hand at a cold front this summer. i will let you know what funk the fish are in on my return. Fish when you can. ike

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Well we sallyed out and went to perkins for breakfast instead. o well. Has anybody every any where ever had good luck after such a storm. Just curious to know any tactics. ike

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nope, but im hungry for a perkins skillet now smile.gif

oh, and reel man, i agree with you on the "honey hole" thing! That is all i ever do is catch and release, unless im really craving some fish.

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Ike,

Usually any luck had post cold front is deeper and TIGHT to cover while fishing slowly.

So fishing deep in the weeds or right near the base of trees or in a big cluster of trees.

Plastics fished slowly or live bait are your best bets.

It is usually real tough fishing, no doubt, but fish can be caught.

I usually have better luck fishing the evening after the cold front goes through. The fish seem to wake up some after being in a funk all day. Not that it is great fishing, but it is better than it was during the day.

But, perkins is always a viable option!

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ya i havent fished the the root since but ive looked at rush creek and pine creek. both look alittle high but not so dirty. im still thinking the fishing is still good i think i might try it later tonight.

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