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Rainy River Melt 2020 - Open Predictions & Updates

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Rick

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I predict Rainy River open water fishing by March 18th this year.

 

Lets get a little contest going here. What's your prediction?

 

And, how's the Rainy River looking?

Please join in.

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city slicker

March 26th, birchdale will be plowed open and big boats will be gettin wet!city

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IceHawk

March 23 big boats  but they will be pushing smaller boats over the ice earlier then that is my guess. 

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Uncle Rico

I'll be an optimist and say big boats on March 15 at Birchdale.  Everything I've read says the ice should be pretty thin this year, so hopefully it goes fast.

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saw Rick already had 3/18.
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Luzaich

Seems there was a lot of open water on the river just a couple weeks ago... hoping for a fast melt this year I’ll guess big boats at birchdale march 17th... but I only say that because that’s when I start my 9 days off!!

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Luzaich

Forecast for mid February is already better than we saw all season last year

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rschmidty

I was just thinking about this the last couple of days. Can't wait for our 4/15 trip. I've been tracking ice out in Baudette since we've been going up. Here are the past 9 years. 

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My guess is it will be closer to that 3/24 date for ice out in Baudette which would put ice out at Birchdale maybe a week sooner.

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Rick
11 hours ago, rschmidty said:

I was just thinking about this the last couple of days. Can't wait for our 4/15 trip. I've been tracking ice out in Baudette since we've been going up. Here are the past 9 years. 

 image.png.5def6cc2b2791adae8fe989c45811213.png

 

My guess is it will be closer to that 3/24 date for ice out in Baudette which would put ice out at Birchdale maybe a week sooner.

 

So my guess is good?

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