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Pigashalaka

River Landing

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Can anyone tell me if the Rainy River landing (closest to the Dam) is still blocked off or could be used this weekend for landing a boat? There wasnt much snow up there the last time and the recent melting may have given it what we need. Please let me know. The sturgeon are waiting for me..........Thanks...

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As of yesterday afternoon the city has it blocked off. It is plowed but icy towards the bottom end. Suppose you could carry a canoe or drag a boat down there.

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Thanks! I might look for an update later in the week. I would be landing a 17 foot boat with a 75 Honda on it. It needs to be pretty sweet in order to work. I would assume the tar is open going down, but just wondering how much ice there is by the shore....

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Went by just before noon and the barricades were turned 90 degrees so you could enter the landing. Some unauthorized yahoo could have moved the barricades, so still don't know if it's technically open. I didn't drive in.

There's a few inches to a foot of shelf ice on the bank at the landing that might present a problem, but the last 20-30 feet of tar to the bank is icy which I would think would present a bigger problem. IMO it would be iffy landing a boat with a 75 hp right now but it's been sunny and mid to upper 40's all day so that can improve things in a hurry.

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