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Walli1

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Walli1    0
Walli1

Sure have been trying to get a hold of you, what's going on? Are you going to be on the river saturday?

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tunrevir

Walli'

I'll be out on the river Satrday but I'm planning on fishing mid afternoon till the P.M.. Gotta prefish a bit and see whats out there for structure before the Riverrat tourney. I'm planning on trolling some cranks and might even twist a few live bait rigs but primarily I'm looking for the active fish on cranks this weekend. If you see a crestliner with tan and brown graphics & 90 yammie, motor up and say hello. I know you"ll be off the river by then but if you are out, stop and say hello.

Tunrevir~

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Tunrevir...Ill be out there saturday cranking as well.Ill look for ya,ill have a couple of clients in the boat so if you see a pannicked looking fellow in a blue ranger tiller that will be me.Me thinks I feel a cold front pushing our way so it could be interesting.....Good luck out there....

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Walli1

Seems to be quite a change in weather coming, looks like it my be a little on the chilly side this weekend, fishing should be good even with this front coming in, can't hardly wait to go grin.gif

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Yep, coldfront conditions will make it a tough bite. Does this seem to affect the eyes down there like it does in lakes? I have found that in the upper Croix they continue to bite but with a bit less intensity. I'll keep an eye out for you Croixeyes. I am taking my dad out with me to see what we can dredge up out there. I'm sure the sheepshead will be willing to bite they seem to like my presentations grin.gif.

Tunrevir~

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fishingbuddy

Here I am...Lets try the phones...651.357.4828

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croixeyes

Tunrevir..I havent seen a presentation a sheepshead dosent like.As far as cold fronts on the river,down here is much like up river.Unless its an extreme front the fish do bite,maybe just a little slower.Our problem down here is the amount of forage in the water now,they say match the hatch but I think you have to make it look a little different from everything else....Good luck tomorrow...

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I'm all set 3 dozen redtails in the bait well, 8 dozen crawlers in the cooler, coffee pot set for 3:00, alarm set for 3:15, warm gear in boat, reels oiled, new line spooled, new batteries in GPS, full of fuel, can you feel the blood pumping?? Going to hit the river early grin.gifgrin.gifgrin.gifgrin.gifgrin.gifgrin.gif

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tunrevir

Thanks Croixeyes,

Good luck to you and to Walli. Sounds like he is bringing in the red tailed army tomorrow. Walli, post how you did when you get back. I might have to make a quick bait shop run and shift my gears a bit. I was planning on bringing down a few small suckers and some crawlers just in case the crank bite is off. I thought that I'd try a few different depths, crankin combos and speeds to see if I can turn a fish or two. I might even have to take out the heavy lead and just bang them on the head a bit. Redtails in the metro? Any hints to where a fella might pick one or two up? I'm thinking about putting in at Beanies or up at Bayport. One good thing is that witht the cool weather the "boat" people will not be giving us to many wakes to deal with. grin.gif Good luck to all, I'll be in a tan crestliner with brown and tan graphics and a 90 yahmaha, frs radio tuned to 3 sub channel 7 shooting to get on the water by 3:30 p.m..

Tunrevir~

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Walli1

Heading out the door right now!

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