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Red River Tanks! (pics)

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Well this report is a bit over due but figured I would offer a report for the Red River in Selkirk Manitoba. I made the trek north to fish with legendary Canadian angler Jay Siemens. Fishing was good, but definitely had more potential than what we found. Fishing a river in the winter can be very challenging but we pushed through and waited for our bites. We targeted the deep water and found the deeper troughs held the bigger fish, and that’s what we were after! Current is way down so it was fairly easy targeting this deep water. 3/8 oz. jigs tipped with frozen shiners were what they wanted but we did catch a few fish on rattle baits like the Lindy Darter in more of the natural colors. Biggest fish on our trip was this 30” tank caught by Jay! Fun trip all in all, I can’t wait to get but up there in March to fish Lake Winnipeg.

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Fishing on the lake is outstanding right now... One of the girls in our group landed a 30.75 incher, go 12 pounds easy. Pictures are on our local site. Lots of 4 to 9 pound fish caught, tough to get fish to eat. It's almost extension time if your heading his way in the near future.... Two guys today couldn't break through.

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I sent scoot the picture of one of the girls in our group with the 13 pounder... No need to hold it out further... Just a giant. You want to post that one scoot?

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