Guests - If You want access to member only forums on FM. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on Fishing Minnesota.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
Walli1

The wait is almost over! SPRING!!!!!

44 posts in this topic

I'm so excited about getting down on the river, it's been along couple months but I'm feeling back to a 100%, now I am more then ready to get going, my boat has been in the shop getting fixed. Looks like the lund predator is getting another season on the water, 21 years of pounding water and it's not over yet. Nine years on the Croix, wow time sure goes by fast! I believe this year will be one filled with memories that will last a life time!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Good to hear you are doing well Walli1. I too am looking forward to a good spring bite. I may have to hit the ice a few times though before it opens up again. See ya on the water. cool.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I did alot of shorefishing on the croix last year, water was the lowest I've seen in years. I hope we get alot of rain this spring so I can hit the backwaters for bass and pike. Where's the best spots to find schools of white bass?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Look for bait fish or gulls and you'll be on them, the river has a good population and if you target white bass, your going to catch them. I agree that we need the rain, the river is really low and the forecast outlook doesn't look that great but the weather man is known to be wrong! Pray for rain and bring on the open water!100_2253_009.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I hear ya Walli, can't wait for open water and get the new boat out. Only got to use it once last year. I'm glad you are back to 100%. Maybe we can meet up on the river during opener.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm looking forward to hooking up with you again this year, it's going to be a blast! I'll be on the river every saturday and sunday mornings like always, plus a few nights after work. I've found a couple more spots last fall that I've over looked in past years and they produced really well for me. 28 gps spots from the kinni to prescott I have now, seems every year I add a few more gems. Can't wait till open water!! DSC00525.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I gotta tell ya Walli, I sure was praying for you after this falls "incident". I read your posts all the time and want to thank you for your shared knowledge. I LOVE the Croix and have been fishing it for about 7 years now. Can be one of the most beautiful stretches of river and one of the most baffling to fish, all in the same day! I'm so glad to hear your fine and I hope to see you on the water...

Breeze cool.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

First of all Thanks for your prayers, God sure takes care of His kids! I anticipate a really good year on the river, I'm looking forward to the peaceful early morning hours before the sun comes up, I love seeing the sun come up over the banks of the Croix and the mist dancing across the water, its a time to reflect and be thankful for the all the blessings we have, so beautiful! 100_2751-1.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It won't be long............

050502_01-1.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

OK, one more...

DSC00362.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Glad your doing better Walli1, that is great news,

Stop with the pictures...I can't take it anymore...have the launches opened up yet? grin.gifblush.gifgrin.gif

What is it, 68 more days or something like that?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Look outside and see snow but in my mind I'm almost there!! 100_2746.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Walli,

Good to hear you're OK... quite a scare last fall, huh?

Anyone interested in a Get-To-Together for opener? I know a bunch of guys on another site (the administrator probably wouldn't let me post it) that have some plans. Post your email address and I'll keep you informed of the plans.

CroixNewBee (YAHOO!)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Glad to hear your on the mend Walli1. Id be up for a get together,sounds fun. wvevans@qwest.com

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

is that a photo of that fantastic sunset from last fall?i just got mine back that i took on prior lake and it looks almost identicle.....

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

HEY - That looks like my Suzuki Outboard...... :-)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

CRAPPIE TIME!!!

100_2260_013.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Dang...... those are nice. From the Croix?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Is there any other place to fish?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Congrats then!!! My first year fishing it will start in the next few weeks. I would love to find some crappies like that.

Keep the pics coming!!!! It keeps me fired up.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Walli - Are those slabbers from a recent outing?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

limit for crappie on the Croix is 25, so they may be from elsewhere since he has only 10. grin.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Posts

    • Mike89
      snack time for sure, just need cold beer!!
    • Skibo
      I may get a big ration of doodoo for this post, but here goes.  As a business owner (not food related) I guess I'm a bit confused by all of these negative posts.  The new owners (remember, they invested their money in the place) have evidently decided on a business model that they feel will work for them to be profitable.  I don't know them, don't know what their background or experience is, and it really doesn't matter.  It's their business, so they get to do with it whatever they choose.  If their model doesn't work, it stands to reason that they'll change their model, but that is entirely up to them.  There's likely a reason that the ownership of The Landing has changed several times in the last decade.  Trying to drive these owners out of business won't bring back 1980's priced cheap food and drink.   There are lots of places in many towns and cities that I choose not to eat at or visit because I don't want to pay the prices they charge.  But I don't go on the Internet and demean the owners and their places of business because I choose not to buy from them.  I'm a few times a year visitor to The Landing, and it is generally for lunch off the lake.  If I thought it was too expensive I simply wouldn't go back.  Vote with your dollars, not your posts on this forum.  Get a Trip Advisor or Yelp account and post a review if it's that important for you to vent.   The alternative for all of you of course, is that if anyone else has a model where they can charge half as much and still make a profit (not likely), well maybe that person ought to buy The Landing and give us all cheap food and drink.  We'll line up at the dock for you.  It's the old "put your money where your mouth is" adage.  The fact is, most of the old favorite local establishments you talk about have been in the same family for years or generations, and the owners make a living because of low overhead.  Someone investing in a new venture has lots to pay for, and as you all know, owning anything on a lake, and especially on Vermilion in Greenwood Township, is not a low-cost endeavor.   Let's support those who choose to invest in these expensive pieces of real estate on our lake (or at least not disparage them in these posts), and help them to keep them open.  Time to forget about getting $1 tap beers and $2.50 hamburgers, when the owners have to pay 2017 overhead costs.  Guys, the 80's want their lunch tab back.
    • Wanderer
      It's pretty driveable out there.
    • fishin4sum
      I must have missed it, but where are the fish pictures?  
    • Wanderer
      And when they do, they'll hire a guide.