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Lake Water Levels
« on: June 25, 2020, 03:45:20 PM »
With the lack of rain these last few weeks, local lake and river water levels are dropping like rocks!

Most of the lakes I have been to in the last two weeks are already down almost a foot below normal levels!

If we don't start getting some rain on a regular basis, some lakes will become tough to launch in very soon.
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Re: Lake Water Levels
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2020, 09:35:51 AM »
Yeah, i was thinking the same thing.  Surprisingly i went to Wordens Wednesday and the levels there were still up!

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Re: Lake Water Levels
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2020, 09:41:47 AM »
Even though the water level has come up a little, I always do well fishing rivers when the level/current is low. You're not going to catch many monsters in small rivers but catching 10 to 20 fish a day is pretty normal.
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Re: Lake Water Levels
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2020, 10:32:48 AM »
Nice river fatty!

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Re: Lake Water Levels
« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2020, 09:50:21 AM »
Levels shouldn't be a problem anymore with all the rain we've had the past few weeks and more on the way!

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Re: Lake Water Levels
« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2020, 09:56:21 AM »
@Joe P yeah, except for the muddy water.
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Re: Lake Water Levels
« Reply #6 on: December 02, 2020, 10:19:40 PM »
Levels shouldn't be a problem anymore with all the rain we've had the past few weeks and more on the way!

I was thinking the same thing! I haven't had a chance to check any local lakes yet.
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Re: Lake Water Levels
« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2021, 03:03:19 PM »
Just catching up here on some of the forum topics from my busy Christmas season.

As of now most of the local bodies of water are way up. Actually a lot of the rivers are above the Norm! But its crazy, we had such a dry summer, and fall really that all the rain we got ran right off into the bodies of water. A local guy who buys hay from my uncle, was telling me he dug an 8' hole in a customers yard for a sewer line, and it was pure powder after about 3' of depth. Crazy!! And that was about 2 weeks ago he told me about it.
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Re: Lake Water Levels
« Reply #8 on: January 10, 2021, 02:08:43 PM »
Yep, everywhere is in much better shape now, there's a submerged shopping cart sitting handle-side down in Angell Pond that is a good indicator. In August the whole thing was exposed nearly down to the folding part. Recently I walked by there and metal of the end of the basket is visible glinting in the sun under a few inches of water. That's a good few feet gained after a nice rainy fall.

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Re: Lake Water Levels
« Reply #9 on: January 10, 2021, 02:18:13 PM »
It took a while for the fall rains to happen. But when they did, things turned around pretty quickly.
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