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Hey Turk. I took your advice on getting a map of the St.Croix. I couldn't believe the depth of it all the way down to Prescott. Lots of points and structure. Not being afraid to venture out of the usual places I have had some luck locating fish in one place I tried. The biggest problem is getting access. Yesterday, fishing the afternoon until after dark my boy and I got into sauger about sunset in 30' off a point with a steep drop from 10'. Seemed the fish were just moving thru, maybe to shallower water up on the point. The bite lasted about 45 min's, with me catching 2 sauger 16"&17" and my boy lost 3 that he had half way up. They seemed to be good fish too by the way his rod was bending. Also had a plus, C&R a 27" walleye caught on a Northland rattle spoon. I'll be heading back there today and setting up on the shallower water at sunset to see if my idea is right where they were heading. Getting away from the pack and catching fish has me smiling. Thanks again for the info on a good map.

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Bodyman, sounds like you did pretty well! I also have a pretty good map of the river but you're right.It's hard to get to all the areas you would like to try.A snowmobile or ATV would be the ticket but I don't have either.Nice job on the C&R of the big walleye.I was fishing a small lake in northern WI. on sunday and C&R a 15#+ northern pike.I caught one about the same size in the same lake 14 years ago through the ice and had it mounted so I figured I'd put this big girl back.It was a good feeling putting it back down the hole and watching it swim away.I got two pictures and also cut my right hand on the gill lifting it on to the ice.Oh well,that's fishing! Keep posting.Keep catching them on the river!

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Bodyman!

Nice walleye!!! That's something to be proud of!! Hey I bet you were fishing water that no one else has touched! and look what happens, It's just as I always preach stay away from the packs for walleye! Nice job!

Keep catchin'
Turk

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