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I think i'm gonna rig my bow for fishing next year. This will be the first time i'v ever bow fished so i have some questions.

Is there a special license? What species can u shoot? I live near Rochester so where is someplace close? I saw someone bow fishing under the bridge at the silver lake dam; is that legal?

I am clueless so i have a ton more questions but these are a good start.

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No special licence other than fishing licence. You are pretty much limited to rough fish carp, suckers etc. You will just have to look in rule book. If you hunt with your bow you may just want a really cheap bow for strictly fishing.

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correct! just need fishing license. can shot any rough fish: carp, suckers, sheephead(if you can hit them). must be outside of any city limits (just like hunting). best time is when carp are spawning (end of may begining of june).

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The spawn is alright, but my favorite time is right at opener, early May. Get out there before the milfoild comes up and scour the bank near cattails. Doesn't get any better.

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Do a search for land of lakes bowfishing association. I guarantee you will get all the answers you want. And I will bet there will be many locals near you that would be happy to take you along for some great shooting. You will learn everything you need to know there.

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