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Otter Tail River This Week End..


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I'll be snoopin around the Otter Tail River this Sat for a little shad rap action. I haven't been up yet this year but I'm sure its still there. Gonna hit Orwell and the Breck areas. Anybody want to hook up let me know.

WET NETS! smile.gif

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Dark,

I'd love to join you, but I've got a b-day party and a little bow hunting to take care this weekend.
I'll warn you- I was in this area this past weekend and it was tough sleddin'. Tons of water and it's really cookin' and dirty too. It should be settled down a bit by this weekend. Be sure and give a report when you get back.

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I was fishing some of this stuff on Sunday afternoon/evening. It was tough sleddin' as far as water flow goes. Fish seemed to cooperate okay where I was. (Not great fishing, but decent.)

I would like to hook up with you as well, Dark, but the only hope may be Saturday late afternoon or maybe Sunday afternoon.

Scoot, you be sure to give me a call next time you go down there.

MJ

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Well, I'll just have to make the best of it. I see the water is coming down fast at Orwell. Theres always the Pomme De Terre too..small but full of feisty sunnies and crappies. I know one thing, I can't spend too much time at the in-laws in Fergus smile.gif

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D 30,
When are you planning on fishing? It looks like I might try to get out around 3 or 4:00. Are you going to be right in Fergus for the weekend?

If you would like to hook up, email me at mjordahl at arvig dot net. (Fix my address first.)

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High water and cold temps....G I can't wait!

Talk to you tomorrow Mike.

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Well, that was fun! The river level was real good and that evening bite was fantastic! It was a pleasure to meet you and your son Mike! I'll give you a buzz next time I'm up that way looking for an escape smile.gif

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Kevin,
The pleasure was all ours. It was a good evening bite, especially where you were. I'm looking forward to a float trip down the river. Maybe next summer we'll have to do it.

Do let me know when you are coming back up.

MJ

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Sounds like a good time was had by all. I'd have joined your fellers if it weren't for some family stuff that needed attending to. Topwater? Tubes? Cranks? All of the above?

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I was using a silver and black 2" shad rap at first. I got tired of messing with the trebles and went to a 1/8 oz jig and mister twister...color didn't matter. Way too much fun! I only wish I had got into more walleyes and channels...only got one of each.

A float trip would be an excellent adventure! I've been wanting to do that for a few years now. Next year depending on water levels we should go for it.

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Dark30...lots of good fish'n between Orwell and Whap/Breck ...lots. A very good fall float trip. wink.gif

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I was using big tube jigs and curly tail power bait. I did catch a few on a Rattlin' Frenzy crank.

MJ

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I believe it Ed! Like I said, I would love to take a little float downstream from Orwell. Next year for sure...I think I'm gonna start looking at kayaks!

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