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mww24

first cat ever

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today i fished the mississippi river by anoka for the first time by boat. was fishing smallies and caught a cat on a lipless crankbait in 6 feet of water. the cat was grayish and maybe 4 pound at best. put up a good fight. my questions are. what type of cat do you think it was, again grayish in color. and is it unusual to catch them on artificial lures. i always hear about guys using live bait or cutbait. just curious. thanks

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today i fished the mississippi river by anoka for the first time by boat. was fishing smallies and caught a cat on a lipless crankbait in 6 feet of water. the cat was grayish and maybe 4 pound at best. put up a good fight. my questions are. what type of cat do you think it was, again grayish in color. and is it unusual to catch them on artificial lures. i always hear about guys using live bait or cutbait. just curious. thanks

Sounds like a channel cat

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People catch Cats fairly commonly when jigging for Walleyes...so yes they will and do attack whatever they feel like.

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We get a few casting cranks for walleyes every year, if they're hungry they aren't picky.

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