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Backwater Ed...wondering if you do much fishing over by Kidder Dam??? Just wondering if the bite is going right now?? My bro talked to you last year over at Orwell and we were thinking of going to fish the Red at Kidder and he asked me to drop you a line to check up on things???By the way, I appreciate the great info you give to everyone on this site!!! Keep it up!!

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Hay Tedfred

I do fish Kidder Dam, although not much this season so far. Word is it has picked up some.

I suspect today will be very busy at Kidder. Yesterday there were 5 boats on the dam and numerous shore anglers. Walleye and pike are biting well on jigs.

You do need to pay very CLOSE attention to the slot for keeper fish. It is being monitored very closely by the DNR & the NDG&F, as well as by the local sportsman.

Know the regs and have a tape measure. If you are too close to 18", it is better to toss them back and avoid the fine.

Every walleye from 18" to 28" is a mandatory immediate release.

Remember 2 Walleye less than 18 inches in Total Length and no more than 1 Walleye/Sauger or Saugeye Greater than 28 inches in Total Length.

The pike limit is still 3, with NO Northern Pike Greater than 27 inches in Total Length. Any pike larger then 17” is a mandatory immediate release.

We encourage everyone to release all big fish, bring a camera, get some memories on film, and hang them on the wall.

Double your fun, get the thrill of a catch and release, and opt for a replica mount if you need a fish on the wall.

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