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CatManLee

Fishing the Red River on Saturday?

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CatManLee

Well the weekend's finally here...Now just if I can go cattin? So does anyone know if the river is fishible this weekend from a boat? Has anyone been by the north ramp today to see what it looks like? COULD YOU PUT A BOAT IN? I guess if the water is too high I'll have to go back to the days before I had a boat and fish from shore. Again, any info on the river levels would be great. And all that technical river info doesn't help me out much, such as flood levels. Is it over the banks along ways at the south ramp?I need your opinions, would you fish the red this weekend from a boat?

I know i'm probably asking this question too much, but I know someone has to have seen the river in town. Thanks again...

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Wiskers

Well the river is pretty high.. but you could fish it if you can get a boat in there..If you had a RP, then no question.

The Red Lake River is awesome right now.. Cats, Pike, Eyes and Bass are on the eat like crazy.. Been out every days since Friday.. The rams here are **** due to no one cleaning them since spring?????????????? Nice.............

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Wiskers Guiding Service
Red River, Red Lake River & Minnesota River,for Channel Cats, Flatheads & Walleyes
Crookston, MN
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CatManLee

Thanks for the reply Whiskers...
I really need to try the river near crookston, just for something different. I've never fished that stretch of river, but sounds good. If they would clean the **** off the ramps, I'd be willing to give it a go!

I'm going cattin on the red this Saturday. I don't care if it's storming like a hurricane this weekend...I havent been on the Red as much as I would have liked to this year. I need to get my arms warmed up for Cats Incredible. Man I can't wait for it to come around again.

Well I'll talk to ya'll later
"Good Luck Fishing"

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Ed Carlson

Wiskers last summer I called the NDG&F, MN DNR, GF tourism Dept, City of EGF, and City of GF and nicely suggested they need the ramps cleared. They had it done with a backhoe in 1 day. Drop them a call and a few emails...it helped for me..just might work for you too?

Reminding them "nicely" that Guides do offer a service to the tourism of the community, region, and state that seams to get their attention.

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"ED on the RED"
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Wiskers

The ramps are all nice and clear now.. the DNR just did them yesterday.. boy are they nice.

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Wiskers Guiding Service
Red River, Red Lake River & Minnesota River,for Channel Cats, Flatheads & Walleyes
Crookston, MN
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Hey alright! So could I get my 16 foot Alumacraft w/70hp in the water this weekend? If the river looks good for this coming weekend I'll be there. I don't know much about that stretch of river, is it a shallow stretch? does it have alot of debris, rocks, etc. etc., Or is it fairly decent to navigate? Please let me know, I would love to try that area this Saturday. I get off work at 11am Saturday and could probably be there around Noonish... If the Red River is still too high to get a boat in, Crookston sounds good to me. Is there more than one ramp in town below the dam? And last of all are there any baitshops in town with sucker minnows? I have frozen goldeye I'll bring with, but the supply is becoming limited! Well I'll let you reply to my long list of questions.

Thanks...GOOD LUCK FISHING

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