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crusher61

Lake water levels, especially Ida

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Does anybody know what the lake water levels are like in the Alex area, especially Lake Ida? I've heard reports of a few lakes in Minnesota being as much as 4 feet low. We fish Ida the first week of June and I was hoping there was not that bad a drought in the Alex area. Thanks.

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Miltona is a tad bit high, compared to where we should be this time in the spring. The late season snow, a few good early spring rains, and we made up for all the deficit from last fall.

I assume Ida is the same.

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I went past the creek between Ida and Charlie and it was up fairly high at least to normal stage so a good amount of water is going over the dam on Ida.

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Water levels on Ida are good. Dramatically up from last fall. I'll be hitting it this upcoming weekend. Looks like I should pack the longies and the rain gear.

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I was on Ida on Saturday and the water levels at normal levels if not a little high. Now if we could just get the wind to settle down for a little while.

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Good to hear!! The water level last summer was way to low on Miltona for my liking.

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We have been getting some decent rains the last few days. Lake levels are holding pretty decent as of right now. It would have been nice to see more rain, but if it rains much during the summer, it should be ok. If we have another dry summer, lake levels will be real low come fall, worse than last year.

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i dont think waskas quite that low, id say a foot maybe 2 but never 4 i dont believe or some of the spots i fish wouldnt be 30 - 32 feet deep I havent checked since open water that was ice fishing confused.gif

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