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wingdam help

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New to the river. Hear a lot of Wingdam fishing, is there a way to find where these wingdams are, a map or actual way to see a wingdam there on the river? Also what is the best boat launch these days to get to where the fish are? Are the fish still down stream or up to the Ford (Contact Us Please) already?

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On Pool 2 a lot of the wingdams have a buoy at the end of them. The Corp of Engineers also puts out maps of the river that have wingdams marked. Once you know what to look for you don't need a map. Just look for the current break over the top of the wingie. Walleyes don't all head for the Ford area. You can catch them all over the river all winter. I usually go out of the 494 ramp and seldom go farther upstream than the St Paul airport.

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I fish walleye year round on Pool 2 and dont spend much time at all at the dam. There are much better areas without being around others!

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