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The other day I was riding my bike around the lake and I stopped to check out the dam on the broadway bridge. As I looked down I saw a buttload of HUGE fish swimming toward the dam. Assuming they are carp, some of them have press 20 pounds or more!

So my question is, does anyone ever go down there and fish for those hogs?

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I fish just above the dam during the cold months. There are lots of people who fish below the dam from spring until it begins to freeze in the fall. Not only do they catch carp, bullheads and catfish, but they take large and small mounthed bass, northerns, crappies and sunfish.

About a hundred yards downstream from the bridge you will see on the north side a set on stairs and a fishing platform next to a large pool. Its a local hotspot and they catch about everything from it.

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you know, that sounds like a fun little spot. If you ever want a fishin partner, please give me a shout. That isnt far from my house at all.

Now are you talking about the stream that runs to the west of broadway??

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The stream runs right past my back yard and is Cascade Creek. The river is the Zumbro River and flows to Lake Zumbro.

I'm only a block or so from Broadway. During the winter when everything is iced up and I'm lazy, I'll grab a rod and some Exude twisters and head for the dam for an hour of fishing. With the warm water being discharged into the lake it will stay open for fishing on all but the coldest days. If the weather is giving me days of 25 degrees or better I go there almost every day. Coder than that and the guides are too prone to freezing up. I am fishing above the dam and at times have caught a crappie on every cast made during a half hour of fishing, quitting only because my hands got too wet and finally cold!

The fish for the most part are not big, but they are crappies, they are taken on plastics, and it sure beats looking down a hole. lol

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and it sure beats looking down a hole. lol


Bite your tounge! Bring on the ice baby, bring on the ice!

No skeeters, no humidity, no biting flies, no neddles, no sweating, you get the idea.

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Biteth thy tongue? NYET! Nada! Nitchke! Nien!

No humidity....you nut you're standing on WATER!

Bugs, nettles....not in my boat!

Can we say far more fish?

Dan, Dan, you should reside in the artic circle!

You know I'm just funning ya, don't ya? Huh? Huh?

I love it....no humidity.

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Hey REBELEYE, Thats my avatar! I don't have a problem with you using it (it is a compliment to my creative abilities) however it would have been polite on your part to ask permission. This is not something I took from another website (although the inspiration came from the actual Vexilar FL-8 that I currently own) I spent about 30 + hours getting everything to work.

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I've heard of northerns being caught off the cement steps. Took the kid and her friend there they had a blast catching carp! Years ago confused.gif before the flood control project we use to wade around below the dam and catch big smallies & large mouth bass! 4 and 5 pounders were real comon!! Like I said that was years ago! frown.gif 30+

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