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Walli1

weekend is almost here!

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Walli1    0
Walli1
Well, I'm all set to hit the river saturday morning, went and got ten gallons of premium in the boat, 3 more scoops of fatties to go along with the misc. redtails/ shinners, got 2 bobber rods loaded, 2 bottom bouncer rods loaded, 2 jig rods and a couple two riggen rods ready the go, batteries have been checked, GPS batteries are on the charger, I'm pumped up! The bridge area around Prescott is always a good choice this time of the year, as it also is in the spring, years past its been very good but its kind of loud around there, The river just has so many other less pressured spots that are peaceful, I will most likely be heading for them. Looks like it will be me and my dog out on saturday if he's up for it! grin.gif

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Heading out Sunday Mornign to try my luck. Thinking about the Prescot area anyone been having any luck as of late?

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Walli, perhaps we'll see you down there tomorrow. I was planning on staying away from Prescott as I'm sure there'll be more boats there than the rest of the river combined. I have 5 or 6 spots between Prescott and the Kinni that I plan to hit and if you're around I'll say hey. I'll be in a Tracker Tundra with a couple of Mercs on the back. I don't see too many of those down there so I should be easy to spot.

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riverdancer

we'll be out Sunday AM the way it is looking, see you guys out there

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Ebiz    1
Ebiz

What types of depths/locations are you fishing with bobber rigs this time of year? Never have done much bobber fishing for river walleyes but always wanted to give it a try.

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dennisc

do any of the launches in that area have a dock in still? i usually put in at hastings but if there is no dock there i don't like my boat rubbing the rip rap.

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Hi Guys, New to the board, Finally got around to signing on- I want to say thanks for all the great info I received from you guys all summer- Wallie1 -I was the one that said good morning to you Sunday morning underneath the Rail road Bridge.Under the post " put a name on a face and a boat" I had to laugh as I've seen just about everyone of you guys through out the summer .You cant miss me. Ill be the one in the old Lund Tyee with a full windshield Usually with my year 8 old boy or by myself. Please pull up and say Hi. Ill be out Sunday morning hanging around Prescott - Wallie1- Can you give me some tips on Bobber fishing the river ? My boy doesn't like to go to the River with his dad much(he's a mille lacs man) ever since we whooped on them like everyone else did in June Bobber fishing- Thanks

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Therapy

My partner and I fished the Vermillion yesterday. We caught about 25 wallege, 1 sauger. Biggest fish were a 22.75, 19.25 & 18.75. A few boats were in the area catching crappies in the timber. Pitched jigs with fatty's and twister tails to shore. Did lose a couple nice fish, too.

I did talk with a gentleman at the landing when we left who had fished Prescot. He said he caught two fish all day. Hope this helps.

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Walli1

Alright here's the scoop on bobber fishing the river at this time of year, I've found that ice jiggen spoons under a bobber work real well tipped with a fatty also vertical jigging them works well also, bringing ice jigging techquies to the river, strange but works!

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USE2BWALLEYEFANATIC Hey I'm planning on fishing between Prescott and the Kinni also. 98% of the time I fish below the kinni somewhere, I only made it above the kinni 4 times this year and there isn't anything up beyond that point that I can't find below it. I've focused below the Kinni as long as I've been fishing the river so I know that 6 miles pretty good but I got alot to learn, the AQUA VA is a great tool and it will be in the boat in the morning, see you on the water! grin.gif

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