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walleyemaster08

CAN"T WAIT!!!!!!!!!!

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walleyemaster08

How far is the river open to??

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heartattack22

http://ge.ssec.wisc.edu/modis-today/inde...esolution=2000m

There is a satellite view to look at. You have to select most recent date from the drop down. Sometimes helps to click on False Color also. Looks like it might be open to Manitou. Hard to say for sure. Clementson's report says Open down the middle at Indus.

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fishing-g

just saw clementson's report. OPEN WATER 8 MILES FROM BIRCHDALE!!!! anybody getting as excited as me? especially with all these warm days

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1850Sportfish

What is a rough time frame for us to be out there fishing. I am trying to open up a couple blocks of time but not sure when to aim for. Any help would be great. Are we looking in early April or Late March?

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heartattack22

The way its going and the forecast for this next week, I wouldn't be surprised to see water at Birchdale by Friday. Hibbing's forecast is for mid-40's all week!!

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ANYFISH2

I think fishing will start around next weekend/early the following week. I think if you plan for any weekend after the 20th you will be fine. With that being said if the warm temps stay steady or increase much the melt could be "too fast" meaning a early end to good water conditions.

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heartattack22

Shore to shore open water 2 miles to Franz Jevne!! Opening down Canadian side there. Won't be long!!!

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bassbuster1

The river is open from the dam at I Falls down at least to the Bigfork .The landing by Hardee's has been plowed but is not yet ready for use.Iam guess'n middle next week.

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ANYFISH2

Saw a pic of a very small sliver of water infront of the birchdale ramp and over half open at franz jevne. Fishing is going to start next week it looks like!!

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fisherguy09

Hey Fellas, I am looking for some expert advice. I have reservations for the weekend of the 27. Should i stick with them or should i bump it up to the 20th? The longer the better for the big fish right. I understand the roll of the dice as far as waiting to long and the forks blowing out.

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ANYFISH2

Boy I don't know what to tell ya. To many variable at this time. I hope it holds out till then as that seems to be lining up to be when we will be up there also. maybe see you there.

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HawgHauler

The 10 day forecast up there has me wondering this question: What is the historical precedent of an EARLY forks busting loose, but then having the chocolate milk flush through the system to provide a hot bite POST forks flush?

I've always shot for the window between ice out and muddy up...this year I wonder if it will be early enough that it's better to wait?

I want to move up there next week and fish every day until April 15th to make sure I don't miss something...

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