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Riverratpete

Mcquade access

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Have they built this access yet? saw them getting all the rubble together for it but haven't been up there since. Will it be usable this spring by chance?

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Yes it should be open this spring I can not wait this will help out a lot for smaller boats.

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Last time I saw it was in september and they had most of it completed. I'm planning on going there for the MN opener, hopefully it'll be done by then

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It looks just about done now...I saws some guys ice fishing in the little harbor last week...one guy had his truck out there.

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I can't wait. I would love to troll along there but I am not brave enough to launch from Loon's foot and boat all the way to the French grin.gif

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Is the fishing good in that area in may? What can I expect to catch?

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Loopers

Cohos

King Salmon

Lake trout

Steelhead

Most likely if you are fishing in close it will be a looper or Coho Salmon.

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If the big pond is too windy I was gonna hit the st. louis as a backup. Because it's the walleye opener (and the st. louis opens 2 weeks earlier) will it be less crowded there than normal?

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The St. Louis does not open 2 weeks earlier, it's the same as the rest of MN, unless they have made a significant change in the 2007 regs, which I have not seen or heard anything yet?

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