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Two Rivers Campgrounds


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Looking for any info that anyone has regarding this campgrounds. I am thinking about making a trip here in Sept and am wondering what are your thoughts? Any good fishing in this area?

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This is a very nice area. I don't know really how the fishing is. However the campgrounds are right where the Platte River and the Mighty Mississippi meet. The Platte is mainly used for tubing so it is usually heavily populated with drunken tubers. The tubing is an absolute blast. I wouldn't doubt if the fishing would be good right where the Platte dumps into the Mississippi. Good Luck!!!

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i have never stayed at the campground but fish the river there all the time. You can always find something to fish. The tubers stop at the camp ground so if you go south in a boat it is generally quiet. You need to exercise a little caution unless you have a smaller boat. There are plenty of things to hit if you go willy-nilly thru there. But I can make it my my 18 foot Explorer and we go up to the camp ground in my friends 19 foot Pro-V all the time. If you go north of the campground towards Royalton there are some muskies to be had, but I don't know that stretch that well. If you bring a big boat and want to go skiing or tubing, head north out of the campground (on the trailer) and land north or Blanchard dam (5 miles)and there is tons of room and pretty much nothing to hit. Small cranks, jig and minnow or bottom bouncer rigs seem to work well. If you are fishing walleyes, it seems like they only bite if you are drifting downstream, I generally don't bother going upstream. A bottom bouncer, orange or gold spinner and a fathead is my usual rig. Hope this helps, Good luck.

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just re-read your post. DO make sure you go in September. The fishing can be great. Find any deep hole and fish the downstream side for bass and walleyes. I forget the date but all the smallmouth have to go back in the water sometime in September. I never keep any smallies anyway, but you will catch some. If you get bored, anchor in a hole, throw out some crawler and drink beer in the September sun.

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I forget the date but all the smallmouth have to go back in the water sometime in September.


September 12th all Smallies must be released statewide.

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I,ve camped there ones saw three guys pulling smallies and eyes out of the platte. They where fishing the river while tubing. Had some nice eyes. Lots of smallies by the mouth were the two rvers meet.

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