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Fishhappy1986

good hunting lakes/streams

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I'm back in business finally got bearings for my trailer, found out that they were from a model t ford. Took me forever to find a place to help me out. anyway trying to get out scouting this weekend and next. I hunt pelican lake in monticello area and would like to have a couple of lakes to escape the crowds on it. any advice would be greatly appreciated. I would love to try some rivers or streams that are accesable by boat and trailer.

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Your going to be hard pressed to find guys who will share good hunting spots without crowds.

I would just put lots of miles on the car and use google earth.

I have also heard the crow river can be good for floating.

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Why leave Pelican? most hunters stay close to the access, go out there now and scout around, There are some hidden gems around that lake that see no pressure what so ever, I know it's hard to believe

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If someone told you about a spot to try in that area to escape the crowds the crowds would come. Go drive around and scout. There are many area's out there to hunt, do some legwork.

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I thought the crow was unhuntable over the water, or is that in certain areas?

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I have never heard that. But before you hunt anywhere, you should always check regs.

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You can drop those dirty birds in the water just like you can in a field!

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They mean the Crow River. It would be tough to float, the water is very low, you'd be better off walking it.

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thanks for the advice guys, you think maybe a a small row boat would be better then. I could get one from up north that way have something for the gear. One more thing not looking for specific spots but st.michael maybe put in or more out of the city? Don't know of any landings...Thanks

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