New Mississippi River photos

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The rain muddied up the water but at least I got some nice photos. I will try to pick the best of the bunch, but that is hard to do since there is so many good photos. You can see all the photos here: All the photosBarges coming down river waiting to lock through

Barges

Barges

Lock and Dam 13
Dam 13

Dam 13

Heron on a log fishing. The fish were on wood that day. The bird is ready to take off as we get closer
Heron on a log

Heron on a log

I caught a nice Bass on this point right after taking this photo
River Point

River Point

A feeder creek with muddy water. The river was rising so the dirty water held back behind this old Beaver dam
RR bridge

RR bridge

Another remodeled RR bright over a creek
RR bridge 2

RR bridge 2

Just a scenic photo of a great river
Great river

Great river

This is a nice sucluded park on the Iowa side of the river
Bulger Hollow

Bulger Hollow

I wish I had a cabin in this area
Cabins

Cabins

Lock & dam 13 view from above the dam
Lock & Dam 13

Lock & Dam 13

Nice morning on pool 13
Nice morning

Nice morning

Like this photo

Like this photo

A Lilly pad flower on the Mississippi River
Lilly pad

Lilly pad

A nice view of the river
Nice view

Nice view

A barge heading for the locks
Barge

Barge

The day before was stormy and the fish were biting
Stormy

Stormy

A barge heading into the lock
Barge

Barge


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Photos by Dave Tacket Sterling IL.

About Dave Tackett

Dave Tackett is from Sterling Illinois. An avid fisherman since childhood, he has fished all over the Midwest, mainly the Mississippi River pools 8-19. His home waters are pools 13 & 14. After fishing Bass tournaments for many years, he gave it up to fish for Walleye year round. He now guides and fishes for fun. He likes to take photos of the scenic places he visits on the river and likes to keep a video camera running to get footage for his Walleye DVDs. Photography is now where he most of his time working, using professional DSLR cameras and lens. These photos include landscape around the Mississippi River and the Rock River, river birds like eagles heron, egrets etc.
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