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Hawgtide, river info?


dan2957

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Hey bud,

Not sure if you will get this before I leave for the river today. Scott and I are smallie hunting tonight and I'm thinking about putting in at the Kalder access. How far up and down river can I go before I need to watch for the pesky rocks? I dont really want to smash my prop.

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As soon as you go north (about a 1/4 mile), you'll see a nasty looking riffle area, but the channel runs right up the middle. You should be able to go right up the middle of it without problems, it looks bad, but it's about 5ft deep. After you get past that stay to the right and you should be able to make it up quite a ways. Hard to tell since I don't know how shallow your boat runs and the river is still up a little. You probably can make it all the way to Monti, just be careful at times.

Just across from the access on the North shore it is deep 10-12'. It stays that way for about 1/4 mile south until the riffle area, but that one is not too shallow now so you should be able to get back without any problems. Just look out for the obvious rocks. shocked.gif

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WoW!!! Quick reponds, Thanks for the info. We will be out around 6pm if you want to join in.

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Couldn't make it out tonight, but let me know how you did.

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DUDE!!! HOLY SMOKES what a night. Lots and lots of fish. We didnt care for the Kadler area so we moved to fimilar territory and slayed them. 19, few 18's, few 17's, few 16's I lost count after 500 fish.....well maybe not that many. Non stop fishing action all night. I could get addicted to that.

Man the river is moving.

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I was in that same area last night...just down from the Kadler launch and I crushed the smallies as well. It took me awhile to settle in on a color, but "Old Steady" (#3 Mepp's) up on the banks was on fire.

I couldn't go 3 casts between fish. Probably 20 in 2 hours...all nice ones...15"-18".

I didn't settle in on a pattern until 8pm, but I fished until it was pitch black and I would've paid $100 for one more hour of daylight.

I don't think there is anything that will keep me off the river this weekend...

The smallies are on, boys...

Cancel any and all plans and spool up heavy.

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