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Paul

Big C and Swedes Grove

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Well I got out for one more last chance effort (unless it stays above freezing) this last weekend. I braved the cold on Big Commorant on Saturday and lost one very nice fish that probably would have gone 8lbs. I only had him side hooked on shadrap and he did the old spit and run while I was reaching for my net.

I noticed they were biting on minnows quite well, fatheads I think out by the Y. I did not have any with me since I only had a few hours to fish and be back in Moorhead by noon for a meeting. Some guys parked not too far from me by the Y and I wathced them pull in one eye after another. Makes me just sick I did not have any minnows. I couldn't get them to go for raps, jigs, berkly gulp, nothing. Oh well it was still time on the water.

On sunday I was not quite as willing to fish in the waves so I headed on over to Swedes Grove were I took a nice limit of eyes 18"+.

When the fish werent biting I got some awesome photos of the lake and some ducks. I will try and post and share them in a little bit.

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Paul, could you drop me a line? I've got a couple questions if you wouldn't mind, as I was thinking of burning up my remaining gas and heading to Big C this weekend.

motorhead327@hotmail.com THANKS

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How are the fish tasting up there during this time of the year. Is the water level down? Are they starting to drain it?

Thanks

Hitman

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The water is kinda low but not to bad I guess, the landing is always a pain in the arse. I saw no signs of drainage. I notice that south of the lake is a waterfowl mamagent water. I didn't think they could drain stuff liek that, I know there were a bunch of post about swedes earlier this year but I did not see any sign of trouble.

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Well, I talked to Bruce with Buffalo River Watershed and he said they are going to do it. When? Who knows.

Thanks for the update.

So the fish tasted ok?

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