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StrmanglrDecember 9th, 2012, 4:50 pm
Posts: 156

Maybe u all have seen this, I don't fish there much, nice to have purely as a safety precaution.
StrmanglrDecember 16th, 2012, 6:20 pm
Posts: 156
I apologize for an incomplete post.

This is the sixth st dam(far left) in Grand Rapids, Mi. There is great fishing for steelhead, salmon, brown trout, walleye and occasional sturgeon. However a very dangerous place for folks who are don't know where the holes are, more than one has died here.

The spot marked "D" is a quarry hole where limestone was mined, i've heard that hole is in the area of 70 ft deep.

I had two friends who fell in, they hit the downstream side and said it was like a wall.

I know there are peeps here from MI so I thought u might find it useful.
EntomanDecember 19th, 2012, 12:55 am
Northern CA & ID

Posts: 2604
Wow, that drop off at the top looks particularly nasty!
"It's not that I find fishing so important, it's just that I find all other endeavors of Man equally unimportant... And not nearly as much fun!" Robert Traver, Anatomy of a Fisherman
Jmd123December 20th, 2012, 10:18 pm
Oscoda, MI

Posts: 2611
So, how's the fishing been there lately? We've been really low on water over here on the east side (Au Sable, Rifle, Au Gres) but we just got a bunch of rain and are due for snow afterwards...about time, I'm dying to get out my cross-country skiis and ice-fishing gear!

No matter how big the one you just caught is, there's always a bigger one out there somewhere...
StrmanglrDecember 21st, 2012, 10:20 pm
Posts: 156
The goldish Brown dots as I understand are rock structures placed by ACOE.

Dnr says good, of course, shh, me thinks mdnr hypes a little or more.

People spend way more time there than me, not a fan of concrete.

Occasionally I'll stop by, more of a test run for the day before hitting other spots.

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