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Cottonwood Seeds

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I don't know about everyone else but in my area of the state it looks like its snowing in my backyard with all the cottonwood seeds floating around. For me that only means one thing, I will be getting out the fly rod and the cottonwood seed fly and go out chasing some carp.

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Yep, it's the same in the north metro.

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I dont fly fish for carp so would there mood change from bottom feeding to surface feeding making it hard for me to get any.. it is snowing in my backyard too wink

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Thanks for the heads up. The leaves are just starting to leaf out around here. I've been keeping my eye out for the first major "hatch" of the season...

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was out on the St Croix last night and there was cottonwood everywhere... looked but no "clooping" surface feeding carp

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Yeah was out on a couple of local lakes the past couple days. The cottonwood seeds are blanketed everywhere on most of them but they aren't surface feeding. Either they haven't noticed them or they are waiting for them to sink and just eating them off the bottom. But I did get out the nightcrawlers and managed to catch a couple of 6 pound carp and got to observe a huge number of them cruising the shallows in the crystal clear lake I was on.

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