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Brownie77

Still Spawning???????????

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went out last night to catch a few cats to smoke, when I got home, I found 2 stil had eggs. What the heck

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The spawn doesn't turn on and off like a light switch. Some earlier than others, and some might not spawn at all. A good rule of thumb is expect cats to be in some sort of spawn mode the entire month of July.

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OK, the plus side is that this was the chain, and there is no shortage of cats in that thing.

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How big of cats are you keeping if they are loaded with eggs?

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Hmmmm guess I didn't even realize Flatheads that small even carried eggs.

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He's talking channel cats.

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I think he mentioned he was fishing the Horseshoe chain....no flatheads there wink

We do have several types of catfish here in MN laugh

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Yeah I should have cleared that up, i was wondering why that was asked. Like I said there is no shortage of CHANNEL cats here in Stearns county. smile

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Yeah. don't make me mad, I will have to drive back home to Mankato and take a weeks vacation and just fish from shore and beat you to all your spots, which are probably some of my old spots. smile

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I'm willing to bet the spawn is still going on very strong down on the MN river. I know some guys who have been out every night the last week with very little results.

We got blanked last night...not even a run.

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Kinda figured as much myself. Only out once in the past week

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I agree still spawning, I have proof, this is the first time since ice out that I have went a week with out being on the river wink

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Same here. I went 11 days. Back at it tonight though if DaChise every gets here.

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RiverRat and I picked up a couple flatties and a a nice channel last night. We weren't out very long but it was a beautiful night. I think spawn/post spawn the bite moves to a little later in the night.

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Our bigger fish were well after dark last night, and they looked spawned out.

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Good to hear you got on a couple nice ones last night Ed. I didn't have quite the luck as you for size, but they were more active last night then they have been. I seen a mid 30#er landed last night, just not from my boat.

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I think at this point most of the big females are done spawning. Had a big girl tonight that showed no signs of recent spawning, she was HUNGRY and FAT.

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