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St Andrew's Lock and Dam

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Address: Red River, Lockport, Manitoba, Canada
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Good place for fishing if you like the catch and release on big catfish. Few other species are down by locks.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 January 2017
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Selkirk, Canada
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Selkirk, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Good place for fishing if you like the catch and release on big catfish. Few other species are down by locks.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I really like this area of Manitoba and who would think there is a LOCK in the priarie region? Well nuff said, there are a few nice places to eat in this area and do prepare yourself with a good pair of runners. The area is well spread out with a long bridge over the locks.

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Duluth
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

We stopped to look at the dam and were fortunate. To have the lone employee come out and explain everything to us.

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

Found out my brother's family had learned to fish in the past few years. As we had never gone fishing before, they decided to take us to Lockport with them late one Sun afternoon. From Winnipeg we drove northeast and after a brief detour to Selkirk (Marine Museum of Manitoba) we then headed to St Andrews Lock and Dam. We... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2015 via mobile

It's a good place to catch a assortment of fish. There has been a lot done the past few years in regards to cleaning up the river banks. Noticeable improvement on the amount of garbage that has been picked up. There is also garbage cans located in many places along the river banks. If people would just pick up after... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2014

Nice place to drive to, lots of good fishing for big cats on the red. If you fish you should definitely experience it. Otherwise a nice place to take a drive

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

We were lucky enough to be in attendance when the locks were being used. Hard to believe this bridge was built at least 50 years ago and the only change to it has been the bridge surface. Very interesting, but breezy. Pelicans were awesome, as were the fish that were jumping that day.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2013

Lots to see here, the dam in action. Lots of people fishing off the shore and on boats. Pelicans everywhere, hoping that someone will clean their fish and leave some for them. They can be quite daring at times, coming and stealing a whole fish, so watch where you leave any catch. Beautiful drive down River Rd in St. Andrews... More 

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Coquitlam, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2013

Very interesting to see the Lock and Dam. Nice park, tons of pelicans and people fishing downstream. A nice visit.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2013

Not much there really, other than the locks, but it's a nice drive from the city. A pleasant way to spend an afternoon.

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