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Water levels on Pine Mountain in Backus?


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I haven't been on the lake since May. Is the water particularly low on Pine Mountain? is it any trickier than usual to get out of the landing and past the shallow flat?

Thanks in advance!

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I don't know specifically about Pine Mountain... However we have had such high water from last springs storms that I doubt it's drastically low as in some past years...

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I was out a couple times last week and you shouldn't have a problem. Access is really good, but it does get a little shallow (2-3') on the flat between the rocks on the way out into the lake. Raise your motor up a touch if you want to be sure.

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Jason I'd say water level is back down to about what it has been the last 10-12yrs. It was back up to what may be normal level 15yrs ago in July but has come back down. Theres a landmark with a water line that i use for reference and it was back to that line in July. I haven't seen it there for 15yrs. 2yrs ago it was so low we had about 3' of lake bottom showing at our dock and had to push pole or trolling motor in.

As stated you'll may need to trim up depending on what kind of boat you have as you leave the landing channel for about 150ft?. I'd say it's more like 2' where it shallows up. My boat is a med. to deep V and it takes 1.5' of water to float. If i'm not idling I'll sometimes hit the bottom of boat.

Fishing was good 2nd week of sept. but don't know whats going on now. Good fishing.

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