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Mississippi River, Sat....11-4-06...Open seat..

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Leaving out of the XXXXXX launch for a day of fishing. Time is no object...start anytime, leave anytime...anyone??? Correction: I will be leaving out of the 494 launch. Phone #763-226-6821

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Someone mentioned a giant log blocking the Lilydale Ramp.

You may want to have a backup plan or trade cell numbers if someone jumps on.

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SEAT FILLED....................

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How was the bite today TBOMN? I look forward to hitting the mighty Miss on Sunday afternoon?

The hot bite is getting so close I can almost feel the heat!

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Things were slow. We hit the wingdams hard, nothing. Worked the rip-rap hard, took several white bass, some large sheepies, one sauger on the deep end, and one nice eye. All in all it was a great day, no wind, warm.....what else other than a beautiful day on the river. Ringworms and hair worked about the same.Good luck tomorrow, let us know how you do.

Joe

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Do you tip the hair jig with anything? Minnow or curly grub?

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never...... wink.gif

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Joe, I think I saw you down there on saturday fishing the end of a wingdam. I was in a grey lund with Monica and my yellow lab. Guessing thats were you caught the sauger... the area has been loaded with them. Next time I will stop by and say HI! Plastics have been the ticket for me the last week or so.

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