Guests - If You want access to member only forums on FM. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on Fishing Minnesota.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
gunflint

Lake Levels

9 posts in this topic

I was just curious about lake levels in the area. We are down close to 20 inches from last spring in the mid-gunflint trail area. This will make a huge difference for us this summer. I'm not sure that we'll even be able to put our pontoons in at the landing and if we can I don't know if the water will be deep enough at the dock we tie them to.

Did the snow in March help in the Duluth area? Most of it missed us.

I'm thinking of getting into the prop and lower unit business. tongue.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Still LOW around here even with some run off.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I agree; everything's ridiculously low around here right now. We'll need some pretty heavy rain pretty soon here, otherwise it might be a pretty rough season...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm more concerned what effect the low water could if any have on spawning eyes, gills and crappies.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Frank they will find a spot to do their bussiness dont worry about that. With low water Im more worried about temps. I have a feeling by opener everything will be pretty close to normal.

The St.Louis has gravel bars in the middle of the river and people walked out to them, put a picnic table out and must have been enjoying the scenery. I hope they get the table out before the water rises. grin.gif

I have a feeling that this year is gioing to be a good opener and season all over the Northland. I think by opener fish will be into post spawn and hungry. But mother nature could screw that up with some more snow and freezing temps like it was a few years back.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I read that the lake is still 2 in. above the record low which was set in 1926. Still scary though.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

with the low water we can expect a good year for fewer mosquitos, Id assume. correct me if Im wrong.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Quote:


with the low water we can expect a good year for fewer mosquitos, Id assume. correct me if Im wrong.


Correct!! laugh.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Maybe, but I'm thinking that the mice and the bees will be bothersome.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Posts

    • Hoey
      The Bay is so different from the Lake.  The heavy breeze is keeping the lake open.  Things calm down Fri to Sun that will most likely freeze the lake over.  Then we get strong winds again on Mon to Wed that could likely blow it open again.  You may be able to fish the bay, but I am doubting the lake.  JMHO.  I can wait, but I am getting the itch.  
    • eyeguy 54
      be safe out there !  
    • j337usa
      I have a 2015 21' Ice Castle RV that has two house batteries. I added the second to the house. It will run the furnace fan all night but it is running a lot slower by morning. There is a noticeable increase in fan speed when I start the generator in the morning. I am thinking of adding a third battery to the house to make up the difference.  
    • Rick G
      Any area ice reports? I'm hearing that most of the smaller bodies of water in the area have now frozen over. Should make it out sometime this weekend to try my luck . Good luck, and please stay safe
    • gunner55