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High rivers keep officials cautious, fishermen happy

8:30 AM, Apr. 19, 2013
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Northeastern Wisconsin's swollen waterways put emergency management officials on alert this week, but the high rivers promise happy fishing for local sportsmen.

Since the rainstorm forecast for Wednesday night skipped northeastern Wisconsin, fishermen will be the only ones telling tales now that the Fox and Wolf rivers are no longer threatening to burst their banks.

"It missed us. We're not expecting major flooding anymore," said Scott Berschback, a meteorologist with Green Bay's National Weather Service office. "We really lucked out not having 2 or 3 inches of rain." ...

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