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Catcherman

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I'm glad to see there's a forum dedicated to fishing in my area. I'm new to Minnesota and new to the Annandale area. I recently moved here from Los Angeles and I work for Pure Fishing as a Territory Manager. I hope to learn a lot about the local fisheries in the next few months, especially Sylvia, the lake I'm on.

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Catcherman, Welcome to minnesota and the FM site. You can find all types of info here. Sylvia is a great lake for fishing, it all depends on what you like to catch. We live in an area where you don't need to go far to find some really good fishing year around.

Hope we can chatt soon.

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Welcome to Annandale. As you will find out there is a wealth of fisheries in the area and a weath of knowledge on this site. I hope to see you around.

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Hi Catcherman,

I am also kind of new to the area. My wife is from Annandale originally and we are currently house sitting on Pleasant Lake while in the process of building. Give me an email sometime and maybe we can fish or just share some info. Hope to hear from you. Email address is: chad@amecommunity.com

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Welcome to our neck of the woods!

You picked a great area to live in when it comes to fishing. There are so many good lakes within a 35 minute drive from where we live. Whithin that same distance we are able to target several species of quality fish. If you're ever looking for somebody to fish with shoot me an email. The ice is out now on some of the lakes, which makes for a short "late-ice" season, but allows us to get the boats out even earlier than previous years.

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Welcome To FM Catcherman

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Welcome! If you want a great quick run of what MN has to offer, go to the sportsman show this weekend. Its is fun for the whole familey and wifes/ or husbands like it to.

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Welcome! If you want a great quick run of what MN has to offer, go to the sportsman show this weekend. Its is fun for the whole familey and wifes/ or husbands like it to.


I was just going to reply and suggest that some of you come to the Northwest Sportshow this weekend and say hello. I've been there all week, as I am the southern Minnesota Sales Rep. for Berkley, Fenwick, Abu Garcia, etc.

If any of you make it out there today or tomorrow, come by our booth and ask for Mickey, that's me.

Thank you all for the warm welcome. I think I'll be spending a lot of time reading the good info you have all taken the time to post here. Eventually, I'll chime in a little more as well.

On a separate note, I noticed Deitz is the moderator here. He and I know each other from a few years back on my site and we happened to run into each other at the Sportshow this year. He's helping out at Thorne Bros., one of my accounts. It was the first meeting face to face. Pretty cool.

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Welcome to FM!!! There is alot of people here with alot of different skills. Never be affraid to ask about anything, cuase we will be able to get ur done.

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On saturday, were you at the Berkley stand. I talked to a guy but didn't see his name tag. Taught me some stuff about weeds and walleyes. Might've been you.

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I was in the Berkley booth every day except Tuesday.

What did you learn about weeds and walleyes?

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Some very interesting stuff. He said that lakes that have a large population of stoked walleyes like to live in the weeds. They like weeds because in rearing ponds, they live in weeds all the time and are used to it. Told me to use the Gulp minnows with a jig and just rip them through the weeds. Might end up giving it a try this year.

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Well that wasn't me, but it's sound advice. I'd also rig them on a drop shot and pull them through a little slower with a lot more action.

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