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Ralph Wiggum

Little Rock Kitties

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Ralph Wiggum

Has anyone here caught or targeted channel cats in Little Rock Lake? According to DNR surveys, there's a decent population, but I've never heard anything about them.

Just wondering if it's worth my time.

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Dean Schellinger

Since it is connected to the Mississippi there is definitely some cats in there. The type of lake it is doesn't seem like a great cat lake imo. I have caught a few by the Hwy 10 bridge in the spring but I think you would be better off trying the river for cats.

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anyfishwilldo

Horseshoe chain would be the best place for cats IMO.

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Ralph Wiggum

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Horseshoe chain would be the best place for cats IMO.


No doubt about that, but my folks live a few miles from Little Rock, so I thought it might be worth a shot when visiting them. Horsehoe isn't too far from there, though.

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alwaysfishin

I spend a lot of time on the rock in the winter and have never hooked into a cat. I've never really targeted them though either.

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jweitgen

I have spent a lot of time fishing there in the winter and know a lot of people who have and no one ever caught a cat fish. There must be a bunch in the lake though.

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Ralph Wiggum

Sounds like it's not really worth the effort. Maybe I'll give it a shot sometime, but I'll probably just stick to the Horseshoe Chain. Maybe there's not enough depth in there for them in the winter and they move.

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mrklean

How is the rock doin? Still lots of smaller fish. How is the ice lots of driving yet.

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doods

We were out Saturday and today limited out on some nice northerns yesterday. Today we got four more, a nice crappie and a jumbo perch. The wife lost a huge northern, I saw it, laugh.gif unbielievable. We have about 20" of ice across from St.Regis Landing.

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Notcho

Tipups for the northerns?

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alwaysfishin

Almost all my northerns have come on tip ups with big fatheads. A lot of hammer handles but have gotten some really nice ones.

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Bigfife

I caught about a 2 lb. catfish last year out on Little Rock. It managed to tangle 4 lines while we were sleeping.

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doods

We wernt useing tip ups just a small bobber and jig tipped with a medium sized fathead. They will bite just like a walleye they take the bob cool.gifber real slow and stop , then run. One suggestion if you have time get the other lines up cause they will tangle them for ya. Good luck.

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