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knucklehead

cruised the Zumbro today and found ALOT of BIG debris in the water. this stuff will ruin a boat and motor easily. lake is very dirty and cold. 59 degree water, visibility less than 6" everywhere.....gonna take a few days to settle her down

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CrappieJohn

At times such as this there will be a lot of water-borne hazards out there. When the restrictions are lifted, people will need to be alert for wood just under the surface. Much of the stuff you see is water laden and will float along just barely visible under the surface and some of it, as you mentioned, is huge. It doesn't take much to wreck a boat. Thanks for the hands on Kev.

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