Little Isabella River 2012

Lake County

Lake County

Location: Lake County, MN

Half-Log Installation

Half-Log Installation

Funding: Lessard-Sams 2012

Contact: Gitchee Gumee Chapter

Goals: Revitalize and replace habitat improvement structures originally installed nearly 60 years ago. Enhance the brook trout fishery and provide an easily accessed angling opportunity.

Methods:

 Repair of 17 failing habitat structures.

• Creation of deep water cover.

• Insertion of rocks into structures to direct both high and low flows

Implementation: Construction was completed summer 2012.

Project Contributors: Trout Unlimited, MNDNR, and the US Forest Service-Superior National Forest.