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North of Old Bridge MS River?

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I noticed two cuts off the MS River, just North of the Old Bridge, what River Level at Baton Rouge do these become fishable? I know it is high right now and water is probably in the woods in those two cuts just north of Southern University and I am scared to run in the River with all the current and debris, but I want to experiment fishing locally. Seeking bream for the kids and bass for daddy. Thanks for the help!
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   slabman
we use to make that run in the late 90's...good catfishing, caught 100's of sac a lait on one brushtop..but don't think I would do it with the river this high would wait until it gets back to normal before I would attempt it..BUT I don't think you can put in anywhere close, think they closed that landing by the new bridge....and it was in pretty bad shape back then....
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   co.mark
If we go to fish the river we usually always put in at the old St. Francisville Ferry Landing. You get Bayou Sarah just to the north and Thompson Creek to the south. If I remember right the island right before Thompson Creek starts to have sandbar showing when the stage is about 18ft in BR. Thompson Creek usually has decent fish and a variety of them. I would personally wait a little while before heading out because as the water pulls out of the woods its gonna brings lots of debris with it. Have seen what looks like a 2ft stick floating but when you get close its attached to a 60ft tree. Be careful out there. Life jackets and kill switches are a must in the river.
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Sounds good, I am scared of the river systems because of the unseen debris, just put my life jacket on, kill switch hooked up and get on step and hope for the best!
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   co.mark
we have always run about 20-30 yards off the bank to stay out of traffic. I have seen everything from paddleboards to 60-70 mph bassboats out there. Never understood the need to go 60-70 mph in the river. Ill stick to my 20-30 mph tops.
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