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WATER CLARITY

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Could someone who has been on Mille Lacs recently please give me some info on the water clarity. I am thinking about trying to scuba dive in Mille Lacs and would like to get some idea of the current clarity. Thanks.

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Over this past the water was pretty dirty due to the high winds. I was on the north end flats and it was pretty stirred up due to the winds. If I had to venture a guess, I would say you could see your bait 3-4' down.

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i used to scuba dive mille lacs from '85 until about '90. its a blast because there is so much stuff down there. its just like a treasure hunt! i found a 15"x12"LH prop for a launch with a date stamped on it of 3-13-39, plus a colman stove, ice chizel, lures and lots and lots of anchors. all my friends had free anchors...haha. the best spots i found were indian point and 3-mile...big rocks with lots of snags to get anchors. however, the best time to scuba it is in the spring before opener. somedays we had almost 20' of visability.

regards,

minnesotatuff

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My brother and two brother-in-law's were scuba diving there on Saturday. About 3 feet of viability from what I understand, (NE end on a rock pile).

They found 2 poles, tip up, anchor, zippo, ice skimmer, and some other stuff I can't remember.

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Sounds as though you should take up scuba diving instead of going to Cabela's to restock the fishing gear.

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Thank you very much for the info, I appreciate it.

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