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Dock fishing on Pelican, or near Elk River/Rogers??


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Hey FM'ers. I was thinking about taking my son with me to fish some pannies in a few weeks and was wondering if Pelican had a dock to fish off of? Never fished it in open water. Or if you knew of any good locations for shore fishing for kids in the Elk River, Rogers area.

Dont need anything real big, just some action so he doesnt get bored.

Thanks!

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There are some culverts (basically channels by the road) off of pelican that people line up on and fish from. In a couple weeks would probably have some crappies then the bullheads move in. Gets hit really hard though and the size is suspect but can be some decent action. If you drive by the lake and they are in you cant miss it as there will be cars everywhere. Try to go on a weekday if you can

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Thanks WMN LUV ME,

Yeah I was thinking those channels might not be a bad place to fish. We'll have to pick a spot far from the road since some of those cars go flying down 117. Do you know if there is any fishing near the main access on 117?

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"We'll have to pick a spot far from the road since some of those cars go flying down 117." Quote

I have driven by and seen what seemed like hundreds of poeple lined up along 117. Had to slow down so I didn't hit them. None seemed to have the good sense you have.

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Eybjim,

When you bring along a 2 year old for his first fishing trip, at least one of us will need to have some good sense. Cars driving at 60mph, and toddlers running around trying to chase the fishies, could turn out badly.

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Yep! The scary thing is that many of those poeple had little ones with them. Keep it safe and good luck.

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Eybjim,

When you bring along a 2 year old for his first fishing trip, at least one of us will need to have some good sense. Cars driving at 60mph, and toddlers running around trying to chase the fishies, could turn out badly.

Probably not the greatest idea to bring a 2 year old fishing along the road with no shoulder and frequent traffic.

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As a kid I remember my brother taking me to fish from shore on Bebee not to far from the access. You could fish from shore along the dirt road. Much less trafic and slower. Might be a thought for you if you can't find a dock to fish from.

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That is something pelican does not have is a fishing dock. ther small bay at the access would be the best bet for your little one.

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some of those channels though you could easily be on the inside and well off the road. the channel I use to go to would have people lined up on both sides of it, and one side backed up to farmland with no cars going by at all. Sorry i cant help out with the exact location I havent been there in a couple years. Could never get out during the week and the weekends would get so crowded it just wasnt worth it. Good luck with your 2 yr old fishing. Just started trying to get my 4 yr old into it as well. Had him dock fishing a couple times last year and hopefully he has more patience for the boat this year.

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