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newbee comin up what are the conditions??????

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Hello I have never fished the rainy river and would like to come up at the end of the month, I quess my questions are how low is the water can a 17 foot bass boat make it??? what ramp and area would be the best??? also Im looking at fishing mostly walleye and sturgion have they been biting??? not look for a specific area just a idea. Like is said i have never been up there so I dont know what to expect, so if you guy could give me some info it would help alot thanks. SRK

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This link might be useful for finding boat ramps on the river. It's a link to a PDF for MN DNR Rainy River fishing.

http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/areas/fisheries/baudette/rainy_river_final_2007.pdf

A lot of people fish starting at Wheeler's Point. Get in line, anchor and jig with a shiner. If it gets slow you can move up river and try something different but Wheeler's Point is a good starting point.

Good Luck

Steve

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If "getting in line" is not your cup of tea, then come upstream of Baudette for some hard to beat eye & sturgeon action.

Had a boat of sturgeon folks that caught 28 in 48 hrs. last week. Had a 60" & a 58" and quite a few eyes while they were at it.

As far as water level, the 30' launches have been running up here for the last 2 weeks with the wind forcing them off the lake, so don't worry 'bout your bass boat that drafts about 8 inches on plane.

Do worry 'bout the dead-heads and rock-piles! Talk to some-one before blasting around out there.

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