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Alan

Recent amount of rain & area lakes

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Alan

Will all the rain we have had in the last few weeks effect the lake levels at all? I fish lake Jane quite often, and that launch is so shallow. Just wondering if we will need significant more rain fall to really effect the lake levels.

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Kyle Sandberg

Around me, some lakes have risen six inches or more. It sure makes landing you're boat easier. Also makes the grass nice and green.

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Scott M

6" K Dawg? Wow. How much rain did you get in Buff?

Maybe there is hope. I wouldn't mind another shot like that before duck opener (without the excessive amounts in the SE)

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Eric Wettschreck

I live about 8 miles from the source of the Des Moines river. It was pretty much bone dry a week ago, and it's flowing now. I know that isn't good news for people down river, but it's good for us.

Lime lake in Avoca has risen at least 8 inches. I feel that estimate is lower than the actual rise.

Local duck sloughs and swamps are no longer popcorn fart dry. They actually have water in them.

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ozzie

I haven't checked the lakes in the Zimmerman area but on my rain gauge from 8/13/07 to 8/20/07 we recieved 5.25 inches!! Today will add some more and I didn't have the gauge out the 10-12th when we had some rain I believe.

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Great Dane

We still haven't received any rain in the Ottertail and Wadena area. All the rains have been going North and South. I haven't mowed my lawn since July 4th.

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MSRiverdog

If Fremont has come up 2 inches I'ld be surprized, It's low. blush.gif

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snoozebutton

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We still haven't received any rain in the Ottertail and Wadena area. All the rains have been going North and South. I haven't mowed my lawn since July 4th.


Same here in the Hayward WI area. Lakes are way down and some of the landings are getting pretty bad.

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jwhjr

Alan - Have you been to Jane in the last couple of days? I'm planning on going out there this afternoon and I was wondering if the launch has gotten any deeper.

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Alan

No, I have not been there in a week or so. I was thinking about going there this Sunday. Post some feedback on the launch if you go before Sunday...as I will after Sunday if I get there, but I could hit Olson and Demontriville instead...

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jwhjr

Will do, thanks!

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ozzie

yeah freemont has alot of shore showing on the east side of the lake.....although I drive by it everyday I have not been able to see if it has risen since the latest rains....I would guess it would have to raise a little being that we recieved 5+ inches of rain!!

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jwhjr

Alan - The launch on Jane is still plenty shallow. It's fine right where you launch, but still really shallow going out quite a way. When we were coming in for the evening there were some kids out fishing in the water that had to be out 50-60 feet and it was only up to their knees.

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ozzie

Freemont by the way is up now.....the little bay in the east se corner is up to the level it was this spring!! Just 2 weeks ago you could walk across the opening of the bay now it has alot more water!! More rain last night and today...thing are looking better!!

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