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Wensel

With -24 in Duluth yesterday.....will we see open water on the River soon???

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maxpower117

With -24 in Duluth yesterday.....will we see open water on the River soon???

-24 is only a mere 56 degrees from the melting point.

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vman11

The forecast looks incredibly warm for the next 7 days. I am going to assume the ice thickness is about average this year, as we're using extensions on the lake. I've heard that the river can open 3 miles a day (just what I heard - don't beat me up! smile ) when the sun is out and temps are warm. I'm guessing we're really not that far away from open water river fishing.

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RoyalDutchman

Hey guys! We checked the river today and it is open 26.9 miles east of Birchdale (Nelson Landing). We will be posting on here as we check the river so be sure to watch for it.

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