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History_Geek

Hey Guys, I live in east central Minnesota and I'm just wondering if any one know about any spots in the area where I can fish for a few hours in the morning before work and catch a few fish. I don't need to know any about any ones spots, but it would be great if I knew the name of a park by a lake or some shore fishing spots. I don't mind what I'm fishing for!

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monstermoose78

Thanks for posting and welcome to Fishing Minnesota!! If ya questions message me.

 

The rum river smallies are going crazy at this time. 

 

Blue lake has a fishing pier gills, crappies, bass , and pike.

 

the st Francis river is a good place to get pike. 

 

 

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History_Geek

Thanks Man, I'll make sure to check it out. I should get my last few open water fishing days in before the ice comes.  I'm so glad I fond this place!!!

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monstermoose78

If you have questions please post em or how you do. I will

have a get together this winter once the ice is safe.

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History_Geek

All right man I'll make sure to tell you how I do, I have also been looking at the sunrise river. The sunrise Looks like one of those rivers that all the local kids fished in the 80's, But then it got polluted and over fished. I'll Try the sunrise one of these days, I don't know what i'll catch,  Maybe it's like in the Simpsons with those Three eyed fish. 

 

As for the rum river, I can't wait to fish that. I'll wait for a nice cold front when all those small mouth start to eat everything in site, They need the fat for winter. I'll make sure to tell you how it goes.

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monstermoose78
44 minutes ago, History_Geek said:

All right man I'll make sure to tell you how I do, I have also been looking at the sunrise river. The sunrise Looks like one of those rivers that all the local kids fished in the 80's, But then it got polluted and over fished. I'll Try the sunrise one of these days, I don't know what i'll catch,  Maybe it's like in the Simpsons with those Three eyed fish. 

 

As for the rum river, I can't wait to fish that. I'll wait for a nice cold front when all those small mouth start to eat everything in site, They need the fat for winter. I'll make sure to tell you how it goes.

The frog bite will be soon when you see frogs moving hit the rum.

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JBMasterAngler

I don’t know who told you the sunrise river is polluted. Aside from a little bit of run off and algae blooms, the river is quite clean. The lower river is a popular summer float tubing spot. Come duck season, it will seem like the whole east metro is packed into Carlos Avery. 

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I got the Polluted From my own observation.  The North Branch of the Sunrise River, At least the part that Runs though The town of  North Branch, Isn't the healthiest.  I Walked by the river in a small park. The River was full of peoples Trash.  Like Washer Machines  and trash bags. People Trash Either ran into the river, or People just dump their trash their. 

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1 hour ago, History_Geek said:

I got the Polluted From my own observation.  The North Branch of the Sunrise River, At least the part that Runs though The town of  North Branch, Isn't the healthiest.  I Walked by the river in a small park. The River was full of peoples Trash.  Like Washer Machines  and trash bags. People Trash Either ran into the river, or People just dump their trash their. 

 

If your local to that area may be you could talk to the city and get a bunch of folks together for a clean up day sometime?  

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JBMasterAngler

Unfortunately that’s the norm at just about every popular community spot on lakes/rivers. I fished the zumbro river this past opener, and filled up the back of my truck with discarded bottles and cans. While litter certainly isn’t pretty to look at, it doesn’t mean the river is polluted.

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