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Keith_MN

Upper Mississippi River Rodeo

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A couple months back I started a thread to give everyone a heads up on the planned rodeo get together in August. Unfortunately, since that time the river has turned into a trickle again, much like last year. So after consulting with KT and others who were trying to help organize the rodeo, we've decided its best to scale the rodeo way back. frown.gif

Unless you are already familiar with the river, any fishing will have to be done via wading, floating, or 'at your own risk' if fishing from a boat. The extremely low water levels just won't allow most boats to safely navigate the river. And the Monticello stretch of the river gets down right treacherous with the low water levels we are experiencing.

We will still have a campfire gathering at 7pm on Friday and Saturday evenings (Aug 10th and 11th) at the River Terrace Park in Monticello. If you come, bring your own favorite beverage and some snacks/chips to share (and a folding chair if you have one). KT's lot number is #26.

Anyone wanting a campsite can contact River Terrace at 763.295.2264 to reserve one.

Even though the water levels will not allow for a full fledged rodeo, hopefully folks will still join in to whatever extent possible : wading; floating; fishing a lake; and then meeting up for some BS around the campfire in the evenings. Hope to see some new faces there! smile.gifsmile.gif

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you need some gutters dude! it's gotta rain sometime grin.gif

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Another quick note on the scaled back rodeo. Rather than a Friday and Saturday evening/night campfire BS session, we will only be getting together on Saturday evening (Aug 11th) at 7pm.

We'd appreciate a show of hands if you are plannning on attending so HawgTide knows how many BBQd ribs to prepare. So if you are planning on joining in on Saturday evening please respond with a "Yeah".

Bring a folding chair to sit on (unless you prefer to stand all evening), your beverage of choice, and some chips (or something else) to share with the group.

Thanks.

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Thanks K~MN! We're expecting about 30 folks...But have room for many more!

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i am planing on being there i just have to make a few minor adjustments to my schedule i was planing for fri night so count me in for now

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HawgTide says the ribs will be done around 5pm, so feel free to show up anytime after 5 for a taste of HTs BBQd ribs.

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