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Tuesday, April 16th, 2024

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Minnesota’s river anglers encouraged to be patient as water levels steadily drop

Water high and fast has stymied anglers who frequent state river systems. Ice and rushing water also did a number on several boat ramps in the state. (Photo courtesy of Minnesota DNR)

As flood waters continue to recede in the state’s river systems, state law enforcement and fisheries officials are asking anglers to exercise caution as they get back on the water.
High water for roughly three weeks along the state’s largest river systems – the Mississippi, St. Croix, Minnesota, and others – closed public boat ramps, halted barge traffic, swamped marinas and campgrounds and hiking trails, and deluged restaurants and other establishments that anglers frequent.

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