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Mississippi River’s Pool 2 in Minnesota: A “phenomenal fishery” in an urban setting

Rigged and ready, a party of anglers is taken for an outing by Darren Troseth, a catfish and sturgeon fishing guide who frequents Pool 2 of the Mississippi River in Minnesota. (Photo courtesy of Darren Troseth)

You never know what you’re going to encounter on the mighty Mississippi River, especially as it meanders through Minnesota’s Twin Cities.
Consider Pool 2 – a 35-mile stretch from the Ford Dam in St. Paul downstream to Hastings. It can be, as some anglers say, a sensory experience. An occasionally bizarre and beautiful one, too.

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