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SkunkedAgain

The water level was pretty low around Labor Day. Is it still in the same range? Lower? Higher? I want to move some rocks near my dock so I'm selfishly hoping that we haven't had much rain recently.

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Cliff Wagenbach

The water level is still low but will be coming up after the last heavy rainfall that we got!

Cliff

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Sculpin

Although not level related, can someone tell me what the current water temps are in the main lake, Big Bay  Cliff ? I am coming for a week a the end of the month.

Thanks very much

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Spearing Machine

I thought I read some where Cliff mentioned 66-67 over the weekend and it'll start to slide now with cooler temps.

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Cliff Wagenbach

65 to 68 degrees average in Big Bay in the mornings now.

Cliff

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History_Geek

Hey Guys, I'm wondering what the water temp on the St.Croix is. I Haven't herd anything, all I know is that Catfish become inactive after it drops below 60F. I want to know if they have already become inactive, you would think we would at least have until October.

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Bigfatbert
59 minutes ago, History_Geek said:

Hey Guys, I'm wondering what the water temp on the St.Croix is. I Haven't herd anything, all I know is that Catfish become inactive after it drops below 60F. I want to know if they have already become inactive, you would think we would at least have until October.

 

Might do better with this question elsewhere .

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History_Geek

That makes sense, isn't this about  "Vermilion-Pelican Lake-Chisholm-Cook-Ely-Eveleth-Hibbing-Orr-Virginia Fishing Reports - Hunting"  

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Darrell Larson

History_Geek, I'm guessing the Vermilion area your referencing is the Vermilion by Hasting Minnesota/Wisconsin border area, this page is regards to Vermilion in northern Minnesota, approx. 200 miles north of that area your requesting info on. I have never seen a cat fish up here, they might be here I just have never seen one here. just saying. Good luck keep searching someone on FM will help with your ?.

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Cliff Wagenbach

Yes that is correct.

Try the BWCA forum.

Cliff

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Bigfatbert
10 hours ago, Cliff Wagenbach said:

Yes that is correct.

Try the BWCA forum.

Cliff

 

Whatchya mean Cliff with this hear reply ? Maybe your puttin in too many hrs on the Big V , maybe up to early ??

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delcecchi

The Vermillion south of MSP is spelled with two "l"s. The one in this forum only has one.

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History_Geek

Guys what I was trying to say with my last post was, That I was in the wrong place, Because this is about Vermilion Lake. If you scroll to the top. Under that blue strip you can find the topic of this form It says Quote "Vermilion-Pelican Lake-Chisholm-Cook-Ely-Eveleth-Hibbing-Orr-Virginia Fishing Reports  Water Level"  That's how I know I'm in the wrong Place! 

 

-Best of luck Fishing.

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