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bass and pike

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Hey guys I am new to the circle. I fish the wabasha and alma area of the river. I haven't had to good of luck yet this year for bass and pike. I have been using rapalas and spinner baits but those have been pretty slow. Any suggestions???

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DON'T FISH FOR FISH THAT ARE OUT OF SEASON.

Um yea, that section "wabasha and alma area of the river" is open year round. AKA Pool 4

Check out the DNR link to the regs. http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/rlp/regulations/fishing/fishing2009.pdf

I haven't been down there this year, but in years past the backwaters for largies/pike as they should be heating up about now. Good luck

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I appreciate all the helpfull input, in the future please refrain from answering any of my posts. Beacase you clearly have no idea what you are talking about. Wabasha and alma are located in pool 4 of the mississippi open year round to fish... FearNoMap

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hey-- nice name....:)

hah, very nice.

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try some livebait, or those plastic mudpuppys, i have alway heard great things about those

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Thought I had a pretty unique name, but someone now has one awfully close to mine.... shockedshockedsmile

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welcome to FM!! maby he admired yours so butcherd it to fit.. try a minnow on your spinner rig always has worked wonders for me

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Wabasha and alma are located in pool 4 of the mississippi open year round to fish... FearNoMap

LOL!

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Got the space bobber & jiggin minnow at the sportsman show

a couple months ago. Anyone tried them?? Curious if it was

just a waste of money. Anxious to see what it actually does tho' confusedsmile

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hey thanks bud will have to try the minnow on the spinner... thanks for the input you guys have been great. talk at you soon going fishing

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