Monday, July 22nd, 2024

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Monday, July 22nd, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

Minnesota anglers, boaters encounter high water, with more in forecast

Access areas along the Mississippi River are flooded and have become unusable, like Lions Levee Park in St. Paul Park. The dock has been underwater and the water is flooding part of the parking lot. (Photo courtesy of Joel Stiras/Minnesota DNR)

They say, “April showers bring May flowers.” In 2024, it’s been: “May showers bring June high waters.”
State boaters and anglers have seen access closures, high water levels, and safety concerns on specific rivers, streams, and lakes after several weeks of rain across Minnesota. The Minnesota, Mississippi, and St. Croix rivers are experiencing dangerous water levels, prompting warnings for anglers to wait until conditions improve.

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