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Here on the Red at the Hallock access water levels are HIGH! I was wondering if Lockport can be fished when river levels get as high as they currently are? Do the locks or other structures control the river levels? If so how does it effect fishing. I have a friend that wants to go up but we don't want the first trip to be a bust becuase of high water. If it is a fight we can wait a few weeks. I'm guessing it will be a few weeks before we can safely navigate the river or for that matter have a boat access to launch from in this area.

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Lureman: All the curtains are open and the floodway is running full tilt. All the flow has kept the kitties hungry. The only problem is you can not really fish the middle of the current due to the flow but the edges are very fishable and the kitties are just waiting. Stu at Cats on the Red had to take his docks out but he put them just north of the ramp (which is open and very accessable) so U can still use the docks. If U live close and can wait a couple of weeks the bite will still be on but then why not make it twice. If U do come make sure U have an anchor that will hold U and use 6 oz to keep your bait on the bottom. All this high water will keep the cats biting ALL summer so it really isn't a rush, pick your time and enjoy.

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    • Kettle
      Water temp creeped into the 50s finally. 2 man limit
    • Rick
    • Raven77
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    • TomWehler
      My lil island front iron crib dock also under bout six inches. No Good! Lil higher than this time May 2008.  😮😮🥅🏒😮 No good to drop west dock for lifts as that would be under also n lift rails n pads be just but under water.  No Good! Marauder Boys miss the lake too. Happened before in my 26 years out there n will happen again so we just deal doing other stuff off lake n enjoy it all. Fun being a Shore Rat for shallow Crappies around home lakes. Bust a move n keep in the Grove. 🏒🥅🤩 We figure by anniversary June 12 th level drop enuff we sneek out in smaller Lund n fix up n open up? 🤩 Best of luck to ya but be safe. This lake is deeper n darker than you or I know…🤩 Big Smiles n Keep on Rocken! T    Did'nt intend to have pic so big....Geeezzz.  
    • redlabguy
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    • mbeyer
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    • Rick G
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    • Rick G
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