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WARNING TO ANGLERS ON THE RED RIVER!

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WARNING TO ANGLERS ON THE RED RIVER!

ORWELL Dam Near FERGUS FALLS will be opening there control gates this week. The gates will be raised to alow for a seasonal drain down of Orwell reservoir in preparation for spring run off.

All ice houses on the Red and its tributaries in the headwater region are advised to be removed as soon as possable.

The rush of water will flood over the ice possibly up to a foot. This will make removal of remaining fish houses difficult if not impossible.

If you know of anyone who has a ice house on the river please contact them and advise them of the pending conditions.

I would take this advisory very seriously if you value your ice shack and wish to avoid any fines for houses left unattended or neglected.

BE SAFE!

Thank you.

Backwater Eddy.......><ND>

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Paul Rohweller

Yup! Bad news for the folks who have been dragging their feet! I hate taking off houses in that sloppy crud... Thanks for the heads up Eddy!!! Paul

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DARK30

HEY ED,WHEN IS THE ARMY GONNA BE DONE WITH THEIR LITTLE PROJECT UP AT ORWELL? WHAT ARE THEY TRYING TO DO ANYWAY? THEY HAD THE HOLE RIVER SILTED UP LAST YEAR.

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Who knows Dark30? They be busy beavers that bunch.

This drain down is more of a preparation for days to come I think? Trying to keep extra pressure off local communities as the main spring thaw rush's by.

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