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River Rat

Vermillion River in Hastings

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Was wondering if anybody has been fishing down there lately or not. I was down there for about 2 weeks straight and didnt really manage to catch all that much. I really havent been able to get to some of the better spots that i like because of my broken ankle. All i was wondering if people have been having good luck for walleyes/smallies. I know there are big northerns in there and cats too but i havent got ahold of one yet. If anybody wants come fishing with me down there post back i will be heading down when ever i can find a partner.

-K.Schenk

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I've only been ther 1 time it was the day ater a huge storm. Didn't see a thing the water was chocolate milk. Thought the place looked like fun, when are you going?

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Hey river rat. I have been down there a few times in open water and hard water. I know a few spots and have a few spots I would like to try. I have topo maps and satellite images of the area to help find those backwater areas ... Give me a hoot sometime burchoid@gmail.com we could hit it up.

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Heading down there this weekend with a couple of buddies. Just wondering if the crappie/walleye bite as started up yet. If so what are people having the most luck on??? Thanks alot

K. Schenk

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Down by blackbird is usually a good bet. I haven't heard much else from this year. let me know how you do!!! burchoid@gmail.com

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Anyone fishin this river in the fall for walldos?

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Hopefully going to fish the river this saturday. Hopefully the walleyes and crappies have started to feed. I will post how i did after i go.

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Still slow...but good luck anyway!

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either email me at burchoid@gmail.com or post it here! I would head down there Saturday too, but I am deer hunting...

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    • BartmanMN

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      Where are all the Duck reports from the almighty Pelican? 

      Did all this rain fill the lake back up?  I haven't driven by at all. 

      I bet the crappies and gills are growing nicely.   Soon enough.

    • Big Kype

      Posted

      Yep it is the 3 S's - I just don't think a lot of people are going to be grouse hunting with a shovel - but not a bad idea.

    • BringAnExtension

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      Thank you gentlemen.  I knew I'd get a quick answer!

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    • leech~~

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      17 hours ago, phillyfacks said:

      We've got a cabin up on Pelican and I've definitely noticed less cormorants on the lake this summer.  The state did grant the owner of Gooseberry Island a permit to kill cormorants, which was done this Spring.  I talked to a DNR officer on the lake this summer and he said they had shot almost 400 birds, I don't recall the exact numbers but it was somewhere between 350-400. 

      Thanks for the Update, I think that I did see less birds out on Edwards as well later this summer. Hopefully they shoot 400 more next spring! :)

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    • 13 hours ago, Big Kype said:

      Northern Minnesotans are strong supports of the SS rule. Shoot and shut up.

      I thought it waqs 3 s         shoot shovel and shut up  :shhhh:

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  • Posts

    • BartmanMN
      Where are all the Duck reports from the almighty Pelican?  Did all this rain fill the lake back up?  I haven't driven by at all.  I bet the crappies and gills are growing nicely.   Soon enough.
    • Big Kype
      Yep it is the 3 S's - I just don't think a lot of people are going to be grouse hunting with a shovel - but not a bad idea.
    • BringAnExtension
      Thank you gentlemen.  I knew I'd get a quick answer!
    • NorthwoodKing
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    • leech~~
      Thanks for the Update, I think that I did see less birds out on Edwards as well later this summer. Hopefully they shoot 400 more next spring!