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Last nite I watched a young man catch a 7 lb channel on Silver lake in NSP using raw chicken parts. I didn't have any luck. The night before he caught one that was bigger. Seems the DNR dumped a truck load of cats in that lake.

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do you need a boat to find them or can you find them from the shoreline?

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They were fishing on the pier by the picnic area about 25 ft off the pier using bottom rigs. The park is open until about 10:30 as long as it doesn't get rowdy or too much alcohol involved. The one guy says they start about 8 pm.

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I've fished it for bass and pike, don't get much, but it's a quite lake when I have boat issues I wanna try out. Have seen a couple of cats floating in there but never caught any.

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They were fishing on the pier by the picnic area about 25 ft off the pier using bottom rigs. The park is open until about 10:30 as long as it doesn't get rowdy or too much alcohol involved. The one guy says they start about 8 pm.

Oh, I'm not too worried about the rowdieness of it, I can handle that and if they disrupt my fishing well that's a whole nother level or p' off

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I hadn't fished there for years, but my wife works at Jethros on Thurs nites and I decided to try there while waiting for her. I was the only one for a while until a couple of younger fellows showed up and started talking about the cats.

They were really nice guys. I guess I'll give it a try again next Thursday. The wind was too strong at Vadnais, so I didn't want to go over there.

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Last nite I watched a young man catch a 7 lb channel on Silver lake in NSP using raw chicken parts. I didn't have any luck. The night before he caught one that was bigger. Seems the DNR dumped a truck load of cats in that lake.

I was looking on the DNR HSOforum and there's a section about lakes in the minneapolis area stocked with channel cats. I think that's wonderful, gives kids a chance to catch something a little heftier than sunfish close to home.

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I will trying that out........its a bike ride away from my house!

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That is what one of the fellows did. He bikes from real close. I just hope I didn't mess things up for those guys and now the lake will be overloaded with people. It is a small lake.

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So a person can take catfish out of that lake?

It's been too long since I've fish there as a kid.

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When I was a kid, you couldn't even fish in that lake...I think there were only bullies.

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So did you get any more hits after I left??? Good seeing ya again after all these years.

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So did you get any more hits after I left??? Good seeing ya again after all these years.

Heck no.....Skunked, I dont think theres too many Cats in that lake, I think it LUCK to catch one.

It sure is a small world isnt it! I will tell my Mon we rant into each other I bet she'll be suprised! If that kid of yours ever moves back in town it would be fun to hang out with him again! Good seeing you Tom! Take care!

-Dave

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