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cubicleboy

where are you catching carp now?

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Looking to take my little brother shorefishing this afternoon. Hopefully the rain might trigger some feeding.

Coon rapids dam has just been too busy-shoulder to shoulder. Ford dam has been slow this year.

Could anyone point me towards some good spots-not too far from the uptown area? looking for shorefishing. I normally fish for cats but it's fun to catch carp with kids.

Feel free to email me: [email protected]

Just looking to expand my fishing horizons in the cities..

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I've been catching a bunch of little ones in Crystal Lake in Robbinsdale. Last weekend I got into a great streak on the middle part of Twin Lakes, also in Robbinsdale. Got 5 fish in about an hour, two over 20lbs. Went out there today again, didn't even get a bite.

I also caught one on Calhoun tonight. Accidentally snagged it with a crankbait. Thought I had on a monster muskie, but it was just a carp, pretty good sized one though, maybe 10-12 lbs.

It seemed like there were a lot of large carp cruising the south side of Calhoun, maybe 20-30 feet from shore. I like fishing in that area (between the dock and the beach) for any species, mainly because it's the only area not socked in with milfoil. I saw several "feeding bubble" trails and plenty just cruising by me as I waded and casted. Seemed like every one was 15+ lbs. Really nice sized.

Id just go out there and toss out a handful of corn and put some on your hook.

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