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toughguy

Is the MN worth fishing this weekend?

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I have a trip planned to fish the MN river near Franklin June 1. Is the river going to be too high to even bother trying or should I plan on heading somewhere else?

Thanks,

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Alagnak

I have a trip planned to fish the MN river near Franklin June 1. Is the river going to be too high to even bother trying or should I plan on heading somewhere else?

Thanks,

Look at the river level graph and see what it says, how it's trending based on current weather and rain this week. http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=mpx

It's not really all that high by any means right now. It's just difficult fishing when the water is rising really fast because of all of the debris it's pulling off the banks and getting caught on your line all of the time, heavier weights to get down and hold on bottom if you are fishing that way. If the water is on the way back down it's usually a little better time.

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It's brown and full of debris, but that is all due to the rising levels the last two weeks. The river level is closer to normal IMO than it has been in quite some time. Look to creek mouthes & current seams.

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Thanks for the link. Let's hope it doesn't rain too much this week. If it doesn't I'll give it a shot.

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