Hey guys! Just started the a topic discussion for the Rainy River Conditions. I did check the river today and there is some open water east of Birchdale Landing and posted some pictures of that Landing and Franz Jevne. Thanks!
February 23rd, 2017:
I went and checked the river just before 9:00 am this morning. The river is open just east of Birchdale with only a narrow spot open. East of Franz Jevne (about 2 miles east of Birchdale) the River is almost completely open with some shore ice. The temperature was 19 degrees and it looks like we are suppose to stay below freezing until Sunday with a high of 32 degrees and then it will get cold again. It is hard to say how the river will open this year with cold weather coming again but here is what it looked like this morning. Depending on the weather we may not go and check the river again until Monday sometime.
Where you can see pavement is the Birchdale Landing and the other access is at Franz Jevne: