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Alan

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Alan

I posted this in the carp forum, but I am hoping to get a response or two here. I want to fish the river or back waters in the sippi in the Cottage grove, and St Paul park area. Are there any decent shore fishing spots along the river in that area? What about in the Grey Cloud area?? I want to hook into some carp..

Anyone? Please?

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youngie22

I see guys in the summer near the grey cloud bridge, not sure what they target, just see them while working around there. Probably worth giving a shot!

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ZapBranigan

I know this is late but if your still checking this now and again. My first choice in the area you are limiting it to would be Lions Levee park. We get carp straight out in the river channel from the island. Or at the southern tip in the inlet to Willies Hidden Harbor again from on th eisland. Just launch a bottom rig throw it to about the center of that channel and they are either moving through on that day or not.

Gray Cloud Island - The only spot I have ever caught carp in there is out from the bridge that leads you to the golf course. The Moore Lake channel (swift water) never seems to hold carp. Lots of other fish but not carp. From the bridge try to cast as far up river and into the channel as possible. Never caught anything going straight down by the bridge. Also never caught anything on the downcurrent side of the bridge. The deeper hole seems to be on the upcurrent side of the bridge right in the middle of the channel.

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dilleyo

I have caught plenty of larger carp down in Hastings from the platform just south of the bridge into hastings. It is a little farther south than St Paul Park or Cottage Grove, but not by much.

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Alan

Thanks everyone...I appreciate it...

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CrappieFshr651

Ive always done pretty well with carp and other stuff off the fishing pier in south st. paul by 494 there. Its a fun spot in the spring when the water actually goes up you can get into a few decent eyes or smallies.

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Mnfishfry

i have always done good at lions leeve park in st. paul park and have caught some carp in grey cloud island by the bridge. you could also try behind north star steel in newport i have had luck there also.

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ChemE

I've tried finding shore fishing access behind the plant without much luck. Care to share directions for a driving/walking approach?

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Alan

i have always done good at lions leeve park in st. paul park and have caught some carp in grey cloud island by the bridge. you could also try behind north star steel in newport i have had luck there also.

Just where exactly is North Star Steel in Newport? How do I get there? Anyone???

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BartmanMN

Don't know road names, but if you take the road that goes past ABC seemlesss and Red Rocks bowling alley, then you take a right at the stop sign and zig zag along the river. You should be able to pull up [YouNeedAuthorization] earth or Mircosoft Live and zoom in on the area.

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