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poutpro    0
poutpro

Anyone been finding any decent numbers of rough fish? I have shot a few, but have not found any decent numbers yet.

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frabillfisher    1
frabillfisher

The suckers were out in full force today but i could only shoot a couple of times since i blew my shoulder out...sucks, i stuck a 37 pound carp last sunday my personal best but no real numbers, the carp should be going in full force here pretty quick if it stays nice out..wont be long

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poutpro    0
poutpro

Its weird. I haven't even been seeing suckers where I have seen them in the past. I must just be in all the wrong places.

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vister    0
vister

I've been told the sucker run has long passed. Last weekend I hooked into a huge redhorse, probably 8 plus, but lost him at the shore line, no net. This year has been one of the worst I have seen as far as suckers and redhorse. Didn't even get a chance to warm up the smoker frown.gif Dang the weather!

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mncarphntr    0
mncarphntr

Not much of a sucker run here either, shot one smoker full. Been picking up a few carp, wish I had more time to be out there right now.

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ChuckN    0
ChuckN

The suckers ran hard over 2 weeks ago, and it was a brief run. The carp ran shortly thereafter and I've seen some in the shallows, but numbers are really down compared to what I've seen in the past. confused.gif I accidently snagged a couple carp in the tail 2 weeks ago going for some crappies in the shallows. They were thick then, but suddenly disappeared. Good luck...

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poutpro    0
poutpro

have the buffies already run too?

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ChuckN    0
ChuckN

I can't help you there. All I noticed is the suckers and carp, and it has been an unusual run for these fish as already noted by other's observations.

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