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norwall

does any1 know what the water situation is on the lake high/low and how the resident/local bird pop. is on the lake this yr.also? and what duck is the most abundant, mallard, ring neck....coot?(I hope not)I will be coming up to the lake in mid Oct. and was just lookin for a lil heads up, thanx

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RonZych

looking for`a heads up 3 months a head? confused.gif

getting a little antsy....

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norwall

thanx 4 tha reply i appreciate it? antsy always 4 duck huntin/3 mos.early just was curious to what things were like up there thats all

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Quackaddict9

I have a farm up there 2 miles south of Thief Lake and borders Agassiz Refuge. I was up there last week and the water levels looked pretty stable or a little lower this year. However, I didnt see any birds, but Im sure they are around. I can give you another report this week or next week.

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norwall

thanks alot quack. we were up there last yr and it was low

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norwall

any reports

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stayman79

norwall,

Sorry I don't have any info for you, just wanted to comment that I'm watching too, but I'm guessing we won't hear much until people get up there. We go in October each year as well and are already planning the trip. I'm not sure if they are getting the recent rains, but if it's low now it seems like there is a decent chance that will change in the next month or so.

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fishhawk1750

Just in case you are wondering about the thief lake area, I thought I would post there phone # 1-218-222-3747. Hope this helps.

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CSP

i work in trf everyday, and although i haven't been out to theif lake lately, the water levels here should be fine. We've got a couple of bigger rains that have kind of saved the summer. --we could use another shot right now though........

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Quackaddict9

I was out in the area for a couple days, checked out Thief Lake. The water looked to be the same from last year, or else little lower but the access seem to hold some good water to get out there, but i dont hunt it or know how deep the water is to get to the lake. As in Duck reports, lots flying around but saw some on the lake, most flying in and feeding in wheat/barley fields. Not much to show for honkers yet.

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