Roughfish29 started out the season right with a nice 3-species redhorse outing on a large midwestern river.

 

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Ah, my Nemesis
philaroman
1 hour 30 min ago
PA stocks some Golden Bows, esp. in populated, high-traffic areas where I fish a great deal & see 'em all the time (they're kinda' hard to miss... more Golden Rainbow
Hecla
18 hours 22 min ago
Ctrl_Alt_Dlt's picture
beaut!
Ctrl_Alt_Dlt
2 hours 20 min ago
Nice catch!  Golden Rainbow
Hecla
18 hours 22 min ago
Ctrl_Alt_Dlt's picture
nice!
Ctrl_Alt_Dlt
2 hours 24 min ago
Nice catches!  I was there this past weekend.  It was hitting.  Caught a few as well, but off flies on spinning tackle.  Horses
roughfish29
2 weeks 2 days ago
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Saddle Up The Palomino!
Hengelaar
8 hours 24 min ago
That's a cool fish! Almost hurts my eyes! It's gotta be a strange sight, watching that critter swim around... Golden Rainbow
Hecla
18 hours 22 min ago
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Nice fish!
Corey
15 hours 29 min ago
It's even cooler that you caught it on a scrounged bait. There's nothing better than finding your bait on the stream. Golden Rainbow
Hecla
18 hours 22 min ago
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Patrick Young
16 hours 16 min ago
That is one gorgeus fish Golden Rainbow
Hecla
18 hours 22 min ago
andy's picture
Leakywaders was also a two-time derby champ
andy
19 hours 1 min ago
Leakywaders won it in 2005 and 2009...     Here's a list of all of the Species Derby champions -    2005 - Leakywaders 2006 - ??? 2007 - JK 2008 -... more 2012 Roughfish.com Root River Roundup
Corey
4 days 15 hours ago
andy's picture
Thursday evening
andy
19 hours 45 min ago
I will probably not be able to make it until Thursday evening, probably around 7 or so.  I do believe Captain Rainbow should be there early on... more Official Agenda for Root River Roundup 2014
andy
1 week 17 hours ago
Eli's picture
Picked a bunch last night for
Eli
20 hours 36 min ago
Picked a bunch last night for the first time this year. Pretty weird picking crawlers adjacent to 3' snow banks. worm report 2014
Jason E.
6 days 1 hour ago
Eli's picture
Thats awesome news Pyro! Way
Eli
20 hours 38 min ago
Thats awesome news Pyro! Way to get shit done.     petition to kill a dam in my hometown
the pyromaniac
2 months 3 weeks ago
MJohnson's picture
Save some gas, use the internet:
MJohnson
22 hours 52 min ago
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/licenses/fishing/index.html?type=fishing     Please tell me about my spelling errors!  That one has been in the world for... more Official Agenda for Root River Roundup 2014
andy
1 week 17 hours ago
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Another dam bites the big one
Gunnar
23 hours 38 min ago
That's great news! Score another one for the forces of good. Got a link to any photos or news coverage? I love watching dams die. petition to kill a dam in my hometown
the pyromaniac
2 months 3 weeks ago
johnny's picture
People arriving Thursday
johnny
1 day 37 min ago
What time are people tentatively showing up on Thursday?  I will likely be there around noon, give or take an hour. Official Agenda for Root River Roundup 2014
andy
1 week 17 hours ago
Jason E.'s picture
That article pretty  much sum
Jason E.
1 day 2 hours ago
That article pretty  much sums up everything beautifully.  I'd only add that rotten, moss-covered logs, when flipped over, are good spots to try. ... more worm report 2014
Jason E.
6 days 1 hour ago
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Sinkers
Outdoors4life
1 day 4 hours ago
I plan to have some sinkers. We can always have more sinkers! Official Agenda for Root River Roundup 2014
andy
1 week 17 hours ago
Dutch's picture
1 Large please Thanks
Dutch
1 day 4 hours ago
1 Large please Thanks Order Roundup shirts here!!!
andy
1 week 2 days ago
D.T.'s picture
Ah yes, the prize table..
D.T.
1 day 16 hours ago
I forgot about that. I will for sure bring a donation for that too. Thanks for the reminder Scotty! Official Agenda for Root River Roundup 2014
andy
1 week 17 hours ago
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Beer!
RiverRat
1 day 17 hours ago
I'll be bringing some growlers of whatever looks good on tap. Likely bring some beer to donate to the prize table too.  Official Agenda for Root River Roundup 2014
andy
1 week 17 hours ago
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I will take a Medium! I plan
Outdoors4life
2 days 16 hours ago
I will take a Medium! I plan to be at the roundup. Order Roundup shirts here!!!
andy
1 week 2 days ago
I got a couple planerbobbers
philaroman
3 days 2 hours ago
I got a couple planerbobbers cheap off eBay, when they were just starting out.  They restrict you to using fairly heavy rods (esp., from the bank). ... more Planer board fishing from shore
perkinsdonald
1 week 1 day ago
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Nice summary.  I wonder how m
Jason E.
3 days 2 hours ago
Nice summary.  I wonder how many other anime nerds will catch the Robotech/Macross crossover terminology (micronian?). I remember the species contest... more 2012 Roughfish.com Root River Roundup
Corey
4 days 15 hours ago
andy's picture
And here's a vid from 2008 species derby
andy
3 days 10 hours ago
Full footage of the 2008 derby!  With dramatic last-second hand over hand winning fish by KPE!!!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4VlxCoApGk Old 2007 Roundup Video
Corey
3 days 18 hours ago
Wisfisher's picture
Check out planerbobber.com. T
Wisfisher
3 days 17 hours ago
Check out planerbobber.com. They are different than regular planer boards. I thought of trying them out, but they not cheap! Planer board fishing from shore
perkinsdonald
1 week 1 day ago
Corey's picture
Nice shorthead!
Corey
3 days 17 hours ago
I fixed the image to make it upright. First redhorse and open water fish of the year
smurph
3 days 21 hours ago
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Avery-small Sara-large Mongre
angry mongrel
4 days 3 hours ago
Avery-small Sara-large Mongrel-xl or xxl which ever left Order Roundup shirts here!!!
andy
1 week 2 days ago
andy's picture
Well..
andy
4 days 20 hours ago
I will admit that I called it "little" rather jokingly at the time.  But really, it isn't a very big brown trout compared to most Lake Superior lake-... more Brule again, Brule again
andy
9 years 5 months ago
Corey's picture
Andy's Natural Baits Article
Corey
4 days 21 hours ago
  The article is in the tactics section, but I'll link it below. Lots of good info on worm hunting. Wormhunter - anything to add to this? You're the... more worm report 2014
Jason E.
6 days 1 hour ago
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Seriously?
drawer.bli
4 days 22 hours ago
"little brown trout of 21 inches." Seriously? I would love to call a 20+ inch brown trout little, but I think that a 15" fish is perfectly fine. A 20... more Brule again, Brule again
andy
9 years 5 months ago
Jason E.'s picture
Yep, after dark is best, unle
Jason E.
5 days 5 min ago
Yep, after dark is best, unless you enjoy flipping over big logs and digging through piles of dead leaves.  I usually look for them while I'm night... more worm report 2014
Jason E.
6 days 1 hour ago
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I don't know if it's legal or
FishingPals4Life
5 days 2 hours ago
I don't know if it's legal or not, but what about clams from the lake/river?  The kids used to crack some open and the minnows and the micros would... more What's your favorite micro fishing bait
robert5656
9 months 2 weeks ago