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Red River Fishing Lockport to Lake Winnipeg

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Only been out four times on the Red this yaer, fished mostly by the steam plant and up around Netley. I was able to catch 15 fish most of them freshwater burbot. I never seen so many in the Red before. Ice on the Red was about 2 feet thick in most areas with about a foot of snow on top. I used mostly 1/4 or 1/8 oz jigs with salted minnows. Bright colors green, orange, and pink seem to work best for me. I think I might try to get out to Backwater Eddys favorite spot tommorow I have fished there with many good results in past years. With the "frazzle ice" it might be a little tricky getting too. Hope that the fish pickup this week I am in search of that monster walleye. The biggest one I ever caught was only 25" in length caught by the steam plant last year. I heard that a 35" walleye was pulled out there earlier this year. Anyone with any tips or reports please keep us posted.

Good Luck to all,
And stay safe!

Lockport Lance.

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Be safe man!

All them Maria in the system may be a good sign? Must mean food, that means the piggy walleye will not be too far behind!

The night bite or early morning feed is a good bet especially into Feb/March on the Red.

Thank's for the report, keep on the fish Lance.

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