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lookincalifornia

hey all

i am an iowan currently living in california. i spent two years in winona, and have a sister-in-law in houston. my wife and i LOVE the area, and plan on moving to lanesboro in the fall of 2011. i know that is a long way off, but i have already started using this site to plan my future fishing trips. i also have a buddy in rochester, and he could use all the fishing help he can get. my family and i will be in the area a few times over the next 5 years, and i hope to use information from this site to put my kids on some fish.

already i like the vibe that this board is putting off, can't wait to go to my 1st backwater brawl. i don't get to do alot of ice fishing here in sunny california.

i'm not really sure what i'll be able to add to the fourum, but i did live in winona, and fished alot. some of the names of the trout streams i fished have long been forgotten, but i will do what i can.

thanks for all the great updates, see ya soon

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fastestcaster

hey new guy! i lived in california for 27years, glad i got out!your from oakdale huh? i know exactly where that's at, i fished lake tulloch, new melones, and don pedro for big bass and rainbow and browns! i lived in san jose for a long time! went to the rodeo in oakdale before too!went to the frog jump contest too! you ever fish the delta? caught many big stripers, sturgeon,and big cat's. good fishing here, you'll like it!

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WxGuy

Welcome to FM, lookincalifornia. I bet you're feelingminnesota, huh? smile.gif

Try your hardest to stay warm out there, and post away in here.

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lookincalifornia

haven't hit the delta yet. i am a shore angler, and have heard that some of the accesses are in rough neighborhoods.

that is crazy that you fished the same lakes i fish now. i have been here four years, and am still trying to find new spots.

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lookincalifornia

glad to see a garden fan out there.

and i am definately feelin' minnesota.

it's been so long since i've caught a walleye. there are a few lakes with pike, but they are considered a nuisence and it is illegal to put them back if you catch them. they must be killed. they would get huge eating all those trout if they would let them grow.

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fastestcaster

i know you can rent boats from lake tulloch resort,i have. if you ever do ,go to the second cove to the west on that side, i've caught largemouths anywhere between 3 and 8pounds or more! my friends parents had a cabin in that cove and i fish it alot back in the early 80's.spinner baits are the ticket there, and jig's down deep for smallmouths off the rocky point in that cove! smirk.gif

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Dan Thiem

Cali, welcome from one Soundgarden fan to another. Glad you found us.

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delmuts

welcome to the sight! never be afraid to post. grin.gifyou found the greatest site and the best of friends here!

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