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Flaco651

Bloomington boat launch

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I just got back from Los Angeles yesterday and I'm trying to get out in the 'Sota tonight. As far as I know the shakopee launch is still under construction and was wondering how to get to the launch under the 35W bridge. My buddy is kinda scared about the barge traffic that runs through the Blackdog area. How far upstream toward Shakopee would we have to travel to get away from the barges? I would like to just head down to Jordan, but my buddy doesn't sound up to it for a thursday night mission. I haven't been out catfishing in about 2 weeks and need to wet a line tonight!

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Barges go up a little ways from 35w... leave your boat lights on and use common sense and the barges wont be an issue.

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NO change at the Shakopee launch mad.gif

Couldn't they coordinate these construction projects a bit better.

I read recently that the geniuses in Belle Plaine keep hitting Artesians when trying to set the pillars for the bridge. Now it sounds like spring or even summer of next year. crazy.gif

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I read recently that the geniuses in Belle Plaine keep hitting Artesians when trying to set the pillars for the bridge. Now it sounds like spring or even summer of next year.


Heard Wednesday night that they might have it done October 1st. MNDOT gave them some incentive to quit whining and get going on it. We'll see.......

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Take the first exit off 35 after you cross the river heading north and go east to the stop sign. Turn right and drive down to the river. You can't miss it....

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