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Mississippi in Rice Lake/Lum Park Area?

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Since all the water around the north metro has suddenly gotten so skinny I thought I would make a final smallie trip to Brainard/Lum Park this weekend. Not asking for spots or advice but for water conditions - is there enough water to float a boat from the Lum Park landing and travel up the river from there or has that been drawn down as well?

Would really appreciate the feedback. Thanks,

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you can safely run up river about 15 miles, there are lot of dead heads, and a few shallow spots, but it is pretty easy running. you dont have to go far to catch them, any exposed bank without rice has fish.

French rapids is a good starting spot.

the bite will be getting a little tougher now.

I know bass guys dont like live bait, but if you bring a dozen redtails you will catch smallies! this time of year its all about getting a hook in a few more. also DT10's, and ttexas rigged tubes will work good.

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Awesome, swampbuck! Thanks for the report and the advice! I can't let the fishing season go without at least one more crack at some fish....this is the only time of year that I bring live bait with me as it can really make the difference.

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send me a pm and I will give you some spots jjanousek at crestliner.com

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It's on the way - thanks! smile.gif

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swampbuck - did you get the pm I sent from my other e-mail address? confused.gif

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