wing dam


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wing dam

[′wiŋ ‚dam]
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Steve Alexander says the body was spotted by two fishermen near a wing dam by Cathedral Park.
To hunt from the boat, Walvoord beaches it against a wing dam, sandbar or peninsula.
At each randomly selected fish sampling site, macrohabitat was stratified into BW = backwater, MCB-U = main channel border unstructured, MCB-W = main channel border wing dam, SC = side channel, TRI = tributary mouth, TWZ = tailwater zone, and IMP = impounded (i.e., open water; Gutreuter et al., 1995).
Less active, feeding walleyes often group behind a current break like a bridge abutment, wing dam, fallen tree, natural point, or rockbar.
When I want to cast and swim something slowly across the face of a rock spine or wing dam, it's a 4-inch Z-Man Scented PaddlerZ on 3/8-ounce HeadlockZ HD head (3/0 hook version).
Influence of wing dam notching on fish, aquatic invertebrates, hydrographic relief, current velocity, substrate, water temperature, and dissolved oxygen in Pool 13, upper Mississippi River.
Schools of walleyes and saugers congregate in a 3-mile section below the Red Wing dam, offering winter-weary walleye anglers their first taste of open-water paradise.
An example would be water rushing up to a wing dam, speeding across the top, then stalling and forming a pool of sorts.
A few hundred yards downstream a float dives under behind a wing dam, where dozens of chunky 8- to 10-inch bluegills set up in the main river.