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RoyalDutchman

Hopefully Checking River Coniditons Soon!

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RoyalDutchman

March 12th, 2014:

We have had a few nice days and tomorrow we are suppose to be in the 30s and the snow is melting around the buildings and we will be checking River Conditions in the near future as long as the weather stays nice and things keep melting. I just checked and last year we started checking it March 11, 2013 and found open water east of Birchdale a ways. Grant and I were talking about checking the River Conditions soon and we are just as excited as everyone else and enjoy documenting where it is everyday! Here's to hoping for warm weather and that the river starts opening up soon!

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fishnut2

Came in from the Falls last weekend and there was not a stitch of open water from the Pelland Junction west to Baudette at that time. Normally there is some open water in the shallower sections of the river but not this year. Don't know if we will see boats near Baudette by April 15th.

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fiskyknut

Tic toc tic toc will this dreadful winter ever end.

35 degrees in Roseau, I'm gonna go pull cover off and sit and fiddle in my little boat for a while this afternoon !!

Hopefully we will see at least a week of good conditions come April anyhows ??

Keep us in the loop Dutchman crew and thanks.

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RoyalDutchman

Thanks for the information about the River Conditions from the other day. We are hoping that there will be some spring fishing or maybe everyone will have to come up for sturgeon season and try to catch one of those monsters!

I just wanted to let everyone know that we are going on Sunday to check the River Conditions and will post information and pictures of what we see! Yesterday I saw it was up to 56 degrees and now today it is in the 20s and windy. Hoping those low temperatures for night that are below zero change so spring can come faster for everyone!

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fishnut2

Better news this weekend. My wife had some family business on the Range and went east yesterday(Friday) and said the river was open at least halfway from Indus eastward so it is starting to break up. With warmer temperatures expected this week, maybe we will see some open water by April 15th.

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RoyalDutchman

We had a report from a customer that the Rainy River is open what he thought as about 23 miles east of Birchdale Landing/Nelson Park. We are going tomorrow to find out for sure and take pictures. Keep an eye on the reports and I will probably start a new post that will be just River Conditions.

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I have started a new post that is 2014 Rainy River Conditions by Royal Dutchman and will keep posting pictures in that post....Thanks everyone!

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