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River Flow Data

Sucker River

River flow is a vitally important factor for understanding fish movement in the grand scheme of steelhead fishing. Flow is arguably the single-most important variable when taken in the context of fish movement, just as temperatures dictate when fish begin to run, when they spawn, where they locate within a stream, and when they are the most vulnerable to bait or fly presentations.

Knife River

River Flow Data
River Flow Data
River Flow Data
River Flow Data

Baptism River

Poplar River

Brule River

To understand the River flow charts and data, it is helpful to understand a few of the terms that are used on any chart you might encounter.  Visit this link for a full break down on River flow.
Understanding  Flow

Brule River

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Here is a listing of Upstream Posted Boundaries and Fish Sanctuaries on North Shore Streams Tributary to Lake Superior.  Streams not listed have no upstream boundary and are subject to below-boundary regulations throughout their length.

North Shore - Upstream Boundry Locations
Minnesota North Shore Rivers - Flow Data Links:

We are proud to partner with the The Steelhead Genetics Project, a cooperative research project that seeks volunteer angler participation with sample collections. The SGP will provide critical information to advance rehabilitation efforts for Steelhead in the Minnesota waters of Lake Superior.  More information to follow.

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