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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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KeepLearning

Big Thanks to Turk, Walli1, Tunrevir, and others

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I just want to say a big "Thank You" to Turk, Walli1, Tunrevir, and all the others that share their knowledge on this forum. The information is extremely helpful especially to rookies like myself who are trying to learn how to fish the river. Thank you very much.

I haven't had a lot of success yet, but I'm looking forward to getting out more this Fall.

Good luck! Enjoy!

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StCroixNewB

Yup... I'll throw my thanks out to those guys and others as well... This is just my second year out on the Croix and I have gained a lot by reading these posts and pulling whatever info/tidbits I could find.

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SS 9 IRON

Indeed, I certainly am thankful for this forum as well. I check it out every day. I have been fishing the croix for about 6 years-maybe 7. Anyhow, I really enjoy reading on what's working, who's catching what and what presentation is being used. The river is such a beautiful place and I'm beginning to learn what an Outstanding fishery the croix really is. I must confess that I've been cheating a little. I've recognized certain boats and seen how productive they are. I've taken close notes on what lures are being used-what kind of gear (lead core line-length of snell..etc) and employed said tactics to my own routine. It's been helpful but there have been days when not much was biting. Anyhow, thank you gentleman for providing this forum. It's much appreciated by this fisherman and I hope to see you all on the water.

Blessings to you all.

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