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New Regs Proposed for St. Croix

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Bruce is right!

At the last meeting this "partnership" presented a proposal to stop anchoring withing 50' of shoreline! and no anchoring in the no wake zones!!!

Read the above again - no anchoring within 50' of the shoreline?? You like to anchor at the Kinni and catch fish? Well you may soon be a law breaker!!! No kidding.

The next meeting is Wednesday October 15 at 7:00 pm in the Community Room at St. Croix County Governement Center
1101 Carmichael Rd.
Hudson , WI

The "partnership" is also creating a new no wake zone from near sunnyside Marina.


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Did you know that, if the Lower St. Croix Partnership Team has it's way, there will be a whole host of new regulations regarding anchorage in nav channels, new no wake zones, and speed restrictions?

If these regs get thru the process your access to the St. Croix River's best fishing will either take longer or be limited to outside of the navigational channels.

Get involved it the process and help protect the access to the river; http://www.mnpba.com is a not for profit organization that is fighting the establishment to prevent any NEW regulations regarding these topics and we need your help.

Bruce Ehlers
bruce@mnpba.com

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Here is a full summary... http://www.mnpba.com/10-15meetingnotes.htm

and here is a short summary...

Short Summary of the Lower St. Croix Partnership Team Meeting

A) NWZ Failed at Sunnyside and Hudson - PASSED in Prescott .5 mi. new zone north of bridge.

B) Speed Limits PASSED 40 mph day 20 mph night S. of Stillwater - 20 mph Arcola to Stillwater - 15 mph Arcola N.

C) The Proposed Anchorage Restrictions are being sent to the DNR for further study and possible implementation.

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How did the 10/15/03 meeting go????

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I think the adjusted speed limits north of the Stillwater bridge are the best thing thats come along in years. I have tried to fish this area while water skiers barely miss my boat. But I don't understand the anchorage restrictions.

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