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Lots of run off on the way from the South and East into the Red River. Jumped up fast yesterday, muddy but it may get the bite on a roll. The walleye bite was improving by late day yesterday. This flash run-off will pull some nice walleye up into previously inaccessible tributaries.

We should see a good catfish bite appearing rather quickly now folks.

I have noticed a lot of Goldeye, suckers, and cats being tossed up on the banks at the Maple River Dam, and several other locations in the region.

This is a total waste of a resource and illegal to boot! You will get fined for this behavior. It is not a recommended procedure to eliminate undesirable species of fish. Besides, undesirable for one, is desirable for another. You are doing NO GOOD to the system at all by tossing fish up on the bank, none!

If you do not wish to utilize or harvest the fish, release it healthy. I personally would not hesitate tuning in anyone I see doing this.

Besides, who wants all then fish flies biting you on your next trip out, think about that once folks? And the smell…"WHEW"…who need that? The fines are not all that much fun either Eh.

Police up your %#$%% TRASH too, some areas are a serious mess, what a shame.

If you can pack it in, your certainly capable of packing it out when you leave.

In short, Respect the resource and ALL the other fisherman who utilize it.

Ed "Backwater Eddy" Carlson

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http://ed-carlson.fishingbuddy.com

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DITTO! WELL PUT!

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Yup a good point. There's nothing as offensive as rotting fish and garbage left behind on the banks of the river if you're shore fishing. I'd even like to extend the invitation to carp -- bow hunters.... please dispose of your carp away from the river in an approved locale.

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