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River Pro Boats...Truly Unbelievable!!

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I had the privilege of spending Saturday on the water with Dennis Steele, a river guide for the metro area of the Mississippi and the Minnesota River.
Dennis contacted me and was curious as to the fishing here on the Mississippi in St Cloud. I told him that because of the river characteristics I have only been able to fish a small stretch from the dam near the college to just below the rapids near the hospital.
We decided to go exploring and see what the River Pro Boat could do.
Now some of you might be familiar with what the rapids look like in Sauk Rapids. On a normal year, they look intimidating enough, but with the low water, they look almost impassable.
As we approached the first set, I was thinking to myself that we were certainly going to hit a rock or two and probably three. Not the case at all. The River pro skimmed over the rapids without even touching a single chunk of the jagged granite boulders. We continued upstream, going over riffles covered only by a half a foot of water or less, shallows that certainly would not permit a prop boat to travel through and maneuvered with ease around protruding boulders the size of small cars.
After a successful day of fishing, we headed back down once again with ease and without incident.
If I did not like fishing lakes so much I'd sell my Crestliner and buy a River Pro. A must for any serious river fisherperson!

Gull Guide Service
Brainerd-Mille Lacs-Willmar
N.P.A.A. # 841

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