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Elk River Area For Opener

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Are there any good walleye spots on the river near Elk River I'm sick of fighting for a spot on the lakes. Any info would be helpful. Also can i get to the outflow of the Elk River with a boat and how do I get their I always seem to end up to far south in the main channel.

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Right in town there is one of the 6 holes (between St. Cloud and Coon Rapids) deeper than 15 ft. Try the tail end of the pool. As far as getting up to the elk outflow.... With flows around 6,000+ you might be able to make it without any problems. Just keep staying right as you head upstream of the in town bridge. Hope this helps.

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Thanks for the info smallie. Depends on the weather but the boys are already begging to go so I may not have any choice.

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There is a big rock pile right in the middle of the river below the bank (First National bank Of Elk River) When you take that channel up stick as close to the island as you dare (im usually close enough to grab the trees) and then from there it should be clear sailing up to the confluence, when you round the corner around the big island there is a real small island inbetween the big island and shore stick to the right of that little island because there was a dead head there on the left last year, then the confluence is about 300 yards up and to your right!

Ahh heck just email me at cdemars @ csmmn . com (take out the spaces) and I have a couple of good spots in that area that might produce for you and your kids on opener that are right near there!

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