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alwaysfishin

I've been fishing by the Kidder Dam in Wap and have been catching a few nice northerns, smallmouth bass, and walleyes 15" or smaller but it's really hit and miss and most catches are pure luck (aren't they all), but I was wondering what kind of structure these fish will hold to with the river this low and where they'd be with respect to the dam. Thanks, I'm in desperate need to impress my friends with a HOT spot!!
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First off, worry less about impressing your friends and worry about impressing the fish.

Your in a good area so refine your presentation to fit the conditions.

Think fall, think hungry fish, think what is there to eat.....then apply it all to a working presentation for the conditions.

Snoop through the Red River Forum archive and you should get some good ideas that will pan out for you.

Good hunting and be sure to practice Selective Harvest!

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