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2021 Tournament of Champions
Mississippi River Pool 4 & 5

2021 TOC Daily Recap & Notes

Saturday, July 31

Angler Comment Quantity
Size Caught
+ Successful
Lures/Techniques
- Unsuccessful
Lures/Techniques
Quincy Shitty

Sunday, August 1

River level: Wabasha 08/01 12:00 7.41ft 24.8kcfs

Angler Comment Quantity
Size Caught
+ Successful
Lures/Techniques
- Unsuccessful
Lures/Techniques
Bill Grass Senko - black/blue, green pumpkin
Dan Wow, you should see the size of these shad balls
Find baitfish and current.
Shaking off frog and TX rig creatures.
Nate #2 LM Swim jig - blk/blue, Rage Tail blk/blue trailer
Quincy Grass and pads, lots of luck and shaking off a lot
Caught a nice keeper early on a tube and lots of frog blowups.
Frog, jig, spinnerbait, Tokyo rig, tube
Shaun Caught a 25-30# carp; Took 15 min to land that fat bastard

Monday, August 3

River level: Wabasha 08/02 12:00 7.26ft 21.3kcfs

Angler Comment Quantity
Size Caught
+ Successful
Lures/Techniques
- Unsuccessful
Lures/Techniques
Bill Bunch of shorts and 1 large walleye! 3
Dan Slow but the barometric pressure just dropped and fish became more active.
Quincy Nice frog fish but not much else

Tuesday, August 4

Angler Comment Quantity
Size Caught
+ Successful
Lures/Techniques
- Unsuccessful
Lures/Techniques

Resources

Articles

Mississippi River Safe Navigation - John Stears
Wing Dams - B.A.S.S. Times, Curt Samo

Cade's Techniques

crankbait - Spro Little John MD shad or craw
c-rig - sand, shell beds, green pumpkin Zoom speed craw, 3/8 or 1/2 oz egg sinker, 14 inch leader, 17/20# fluoro
c-rig - riprap/wing dam use 1/8 or 3/16 oz weight
flipping - tube craw green pumpkin orange dip claws
frog - Spro frog bronzeye 65, midnight black, killer gill (when baitfish are present)

Maps

LD 3 802-796
Red Wing 796-789
Red Wing 789-784
Frontenac (Pepin) 783-777
Lake City (Pepin) 777-772
Lake City (Pepin) 772-767
Wabasha 766-761
Wabasha 761-756
LD 4 755-749
Weaver Bottoms 748-743
LD 5 742-738

Videos

August 2020 Champions Tour - Mississippi River Pool 4

How to go Through a Lock (Mississippi River)

Randy Blaukat - Fishing Riprap
Edwin Evers - How to fish RIPRAP!

Matt Stefan Fishing - How To Fish Sandbars

Wing Dams 101 - Cade Laufenberg
Full Video - MISSISSIPPI RIVER BASS FISHING SECRETS, Cade Laufenberg

Finding Wing dams in the river using Structure Scan