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I would like to thank everyone of the fellow onliners for all the great info shared on this site!! THANKS!! Alright opener is just about here in a matter of days, is everyone as pumped for this season as I am? I plan on being on the river way before sun up and as of the time writting this, looks like my crew is up in the air for now. I maybe the lone gunner in the early morning hours but hey thats nothing new! I still havn't made a game plan yet but its the river and a person needs to be flexable. I'm sure the fishing is going to be great and all the well known spots are going to get pounded and I may even hit one or two of them myself, ( Sandmannd Gps 006) I'll be starting there! Hope to see ya on the water! Looking forward to another great year on one of the best fisheries! can't wait!!! cool.gif

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Orlip

I'll either be on croix or Superior going for Lakers. Either way I'm pumped to get. Matter of fact I will probably be going out this week for a cruise and maybe even try for the crappies.

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SgtTweety

I moved to Rosemount last year and fished the river for most of last summer. All I seem to catch are Small Mouth and sheephead though, what am I doing wrong? I try different applications in different areas but only landed one walleye all last summer. Any tips or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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Orlip

I would back up on this forum to last summer there is a lot of good tips there. I cannot help you much the few times i made it to actually fish we only caught some cats, they were some nice ones but that was it.

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tunrevir

Sgttweety, The croix can get a bit tougher in the summer months and you may have to dig a bit deeper and fish the early and late bites. I find the early bite to be best. I also wouldn't rule out fishing with one of the local riverrat/guides like Turk/Croixeyes or someone with a bit of river know how and alot of experience and a large bag of tricks to delve into. If you are looking to strike out(no pun smile.gif on your own, have fun fish hard and learn each little stretch as well as you can, keep a journal or log the fish, water temps, depth, weather, presentation, ect, ect and you may see some definate patterns develope. I for one thought the bite last fall was tough due to the shad but that is my excuse and I'm sticking to it! Look back on other posts from years previous too as they might tip you off in the right direction. Best i can do for you pal. Good luck!

Tunrevir~

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Walli1

Sgt Tweety, I don't really know what you've been trying but I'm willing to help you out cause the croix has got alot of eyes, go back in the old posts and you can read up on what was working last year, there some great tips people have posted.

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SgtTweety

Thanks everyone for the help I really learned a lot reading some of the past posts.

I am going to pick up my new/used boat tomorrow so I will see you all out there on the opener.

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Walli1

There's no fish in the croix so just stay home and wait till mn opener to come around! wink.gifwink.gif

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fishingbuddy

Hey Walli

Shoot me an email @ fishnbuddy@comcast.net

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