Dennis Anderson, Star Tribune
Fishing for smallmouth bass: Mississippi River
- May 11, 2012 - 2:16 PM
Mark Twain wrote well of the blessings Ol' Miss bestows on her boatmen. Yet he knew nothing of what is today the big river's most exciting inhabitant: Micropterus dolomieu, the smallmouth bass. Launch a canoe just south of Brainerd or dump a jon boat into the river near Monticello, where a day's fishing might yield a month's worth of tail-walking action.
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