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jr. borch

bull heads

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does anyone know of any good spots to catch some in or around the st. cloud area? or any tips on what kind of area's bullheads like to hang out in?

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I used to live on 9th Ave S right across from Lake George. I would run and walk around it a decent amount. I don't know if I have ever seen anyone fish it though. Its tiny, but I bet if it had any species it would be bullhead! I don't know much about fishing in that area except I used to see people below the dam there catch fish. Mostly Smallies I think.

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jr. borch, I have a sein and am willing to travel. I live in richmond. email me jpbrown77@yahoo.com

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Brownie or JR.

I have plans to go insane with a seine this week for bullheads. It was just some chatter from last week and this weekend, but if a commitment could be made, we could pick up some major amounts of bullheads between a good group working. I also have seine, waders and one other guy who would like to help out in this. Pretty much ready to go. I also know of some spots we could turn some heads and pull out some bullies. Not far at all from the St. Cloud area. Just a drive east.

E-mail is in my sig if interested. smile

Got a report this weekend from the local neighbor kids that a lake in area has them going like mad right now. No hook or bait needed. They would just drop in a cane pole with line and a hunk of rag tied to the end of the line. Feel the nibble, lift and sling the bullhead over their shoulders on to land. A kid on a bike with a tackle box and fishing pole (cane also) is the best source of info for the local bait and rough fish bite wink

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Cool elwood. I had you in mind also and was going to drop you a line when I have a time set. We just have to cross the freeway grin

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guys we gave it a try and all we got were fatheads and I found out how cold the water is right now holes in my chest waders and right at crotch level. BRR. eek well I needed an excuse for new ones for duck hunting anyways hopefully when it warms a bit they will be back in the shallows and we can get together and get some..

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Ya it was fun elwood. Just wish this would have been a hot spot for bullies. If you do not try it you never know.

This spot stunk in more ways than one wink

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You wish it will be full of bullies but nothing but fatheads, small carp and sunnies:

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Get some warmer weather in the next couple days should spark some of the other spots up again.

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You gave it the college try.

We had a road trip and I kept saying, "I bet there's bullheads in there." My wife was not amused. wink

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