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I've been doing a fair amount of fishing...a little catching. This is what I know.

I have fished Zumbro multiple times with mixed success. The crappies are still fairly deep and somewhat tough to find but with this weekends weather forecast they should be getting shallower.

Alma...........DEAD on saturday.

Lanesboro.......sylvan park trout pond. Made a quick run down there to the put and take pond. NOTHING. I used my usual spinners and power bait. So, basically i couldnt hit a fish in a barrel......have they not stocked it yet this year? I've never gotten blanked there!

I'm hoping to do some sucker fishing this weekend, maybe hit southern end of pepin and maybe chester for the first time this year. I'll let you know how i do.

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I hit Silver Lake and the Zumbro River below the dam a few days back. We caught gills, golden redhorse, shiners, yellow bullhead, black bullhead, and perch. Most of our fish came out of Silver lake.

We hit 8 trout on Tuesday at Foster (5 bows and 3 brookies)

Minnow under a bobber.

All were CPR'd

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I ran by the park pond in Lansboro and right now they have a bunch of 10" ers in there .They loved the minature marshmellos.I caught and released around 20 then left.

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Here's a nice little golden redhorse from the day mentioned above

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