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Mistermojo

Good bites from shore in the north metro?

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I don't have the boat out of storage yet, but my buddy is antsy to try out the new rod I got him.

Are there any good bites from shore or from the DNR piers and what to use?

Thanks,

Mojo

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Head over to the Chisago area for some good panfish & crappie action.

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North Center has a fishing pier at the access, I've always done well with crappies there. Now that they reconstructed the channel between north and south center lakes I think there's alot more shoreline open to fishing as well.

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was screwing around from shore with one of the micro raps, 1.5" long, the other night. unfortunately, i was using my son's small panfish pole. whatever i hooked, hit pretty hard and then started swimming out to deep water. couldnt turn its head no matter how much pressure i put on it. finally, in desperation i thumbed the spool and leaned back with about 10 yards left on the reel. the lure popped out and that was that. figure it was a lethargic marchetty that never knew he was hooked. figure a pike would have made a faster run. of course i could have snagged a carp or something, but i like to think there was something else on the end of the line. it makes the story alot better. cool.gif

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below the dam on Lake Peltier.

There's that one park on hwy 96 and close to Rice street.

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Slipperybob, what do you catch below the dam on peltier? I fished there once on Dec. 25 with a bobber, in open water, trying to get a big pike we saw swimming. Never got him smile.gif What else is in there? I assume whatever is there spends most time in George Watch?...

Thanks,

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Lot's of bullheads, but...there's

sunnies, largemouth bass, crappies, and definitely a lot of pikes, and loot of carps.

Oh yeah, and sometimes good size perches 11" but mostly runts 4-8"

I haven't gone there this year yet.

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