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ikeslayer

So i can't take it anymore. where is the first spot you are gonna hit come open water. what are you gonna throw? I am thinking my first open water trip will probably be the river for bass. And i will probably throw a craink bait or spinner bait. However i probably will be trout fishing before then but i dont' consider that open water that is just different.

ike

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ikeslayer

so over 120 views and i am the only guy thinking open water come on now???????!!!!!!!!!????????

lets here it where you gonna go what you gonna throw. ike

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Redbeard5289

Well I too am itchin for open water. Can't wait till Apr 12th to wet my line and catch a few trout. Also can't wait for it to warm up and introduce my son open water fishing this year. He's been out a few times with me this winter for ice fishing so I am hoping to proper plant the fishing bug in him this summer.

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Tyler Holm

Been fishing open water often already, so that's my excuse for viewing and not replying. Umm, but once the Zumbro opens up the cat hunt will begin.

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ikeslayer

where have you been openwatering at tyler? ike

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Tyler Holm

Trout Streams, Silver Lake, Zumbro River, & Pool 4.

Even caught an accidental few of your beloved bass in open water already this year.

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fishinbros

Doesnt silver lake have that fence on it right now

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ikeslayer

i believe the fence is to keep geese and ducks out not people. if that is not the case i might be in a slight bit of trouble. But there is still lake access that is not fenced off. ike

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fishinbros

Well just like Tyler, I have been out in openwater many times in the past month. This last weekend I went out, it wasnt worth it because of the flood but I imagined that Silver Lake wouldn't be as bad. I already got a carp and plenty of redhorse and many other fish that the goose river has to offer.

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Tyler Holm

Nice to see I'm not the only one taking advantage of our year round open water opportunities right here in Rochester.

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ikeslayer

i am always amazed at the amount of critters that swim in Silver lake, and not just ducks and geese

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fishgutz

I'd love to hit below the dam, mac's park place. But I heard the owner down there charges 20 bucks to fish. Is that true? If so what a jack@$&...

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Tyler Holm

Macs does charge now and I believe its $20.

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ikeslayer

Macs new owner is no longer charging people to fish but if you want to fish that bad he will charge you for one campsite because he is only allowing campers to fish down there. There are other alternatives to getting down there but they require a good amount of effort. ike

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