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Might sound silly but I was wondering if anybody knew of a hot bullhead bite on any of the lakes around Mankato. I know you can catch em about anywhere but was wondering if any lakes where hotter than others right now.

thanks

rob

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There was a time that Iowians would park along the highway to fish for bullheads in Crystal Lake in Lake Crystal. As a kid I too would fish Crystal Lake as well as Lily Lake for bullheads. I know this doesn't really answer your question about a current hot bite, but it might give you a starting point that's close by. Good Luck.

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Middle Jefferson in the channel between East Jeff and middle Jeff always has bullheads. Lake Francis bullheads are west of Carpenters point on the west end of the lake. they are also in front of the swiming beach right in town north of the ball diamond. best time is towards dark.

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try mills lake by lake crystal go directly across from the landing and find the big overhangin tree you will see it fish a bobber ,hook ,worm there are alot of em try 350 per net lift

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Since you're from Eagle lake, did you try Eagle? I would think you could catch some there.

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Hey Rob, There are sure plenty of the 6-7" bullies over here in Waseca. I am ususally able to get a couple dozen for catfishin down on the river.

If you ever need any I do alot of fishing with Travis and he works with you so I could just give the to him to hook you up with. Although between Travis and you it sounds like you guys can catch many more than me at any given time wink.gif.

GOOD FISHIN!!!!!!!

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About five days ago, my brother and I went out on the public access on Little Jefferson (I think some people call this Middle Jefferson). It's on the south side of the lakes.

We couldn't keep the bullheads off the hook. We were ground fishing with minnows and crawlers. If you put a bobber on, you ended up having a lot of time to analyze your fingernails - not recommended.

The two of us caught about 50 bullies in a little over an hour and we were goofing around. They were all about 8-12". We threw them all back.

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You might try the landing on Scotch Lake ( East of Cleveland ) I know some Catfisherman who go there for Bullies.

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Thanks for the info guys! Scored me some nice ones between middle and west Jeff this morning. First cast of the morning I hooked into a 10lb carp on my ultra ultra light rod with 4lb test took me about 15 mins to get him in but it was fun.

tight lines!

rob

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True they are all over but lately they seem to have been moving around with the weather changes. They can be thick for a few days then not be there at all. It seems like in some of the spots one day there will be bullheads and the next sunnies.

Its funny when you are targeting bullheads you dont seem to catch them as fast as when you are fishing for somthing else. smile.gif

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Yep, same thing happens to me. I live on that lake. What I do to get the bullies, is take a can of corn and throw it all over the area you're fishing. Chum em in! grin.gif Then it's one after the other.

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