Wapsipinicon River


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Wap·si·pin·i·con River

 (wŏp′sə-pĭn′ĭ-kən)
A river rising in southern Minnesota and flowing about 360 km (225 mi) generally southeast through eastern Iowa to the Mississippi River.
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Gelwicks also tracked catfish in the Wapsipinicon River within a 15-mile stretch bounded by lowhead dams.
Of all the study rivers, the Wapsipinicon River exhibited the highest percentage of species exhibiting no temporal change in occurrence.
The historical fish assemblage from the Wapsipinicon River was also included in the recent cluster.
Compared to the other rivers, the fish assemblage in the Wapsipinicon River exhibited the smallest change (19.3%).
Although changes in species composition have occurred in the Wapsipinicon and Maquoketa rivers, these changes were minor in the Wapsipinicon River and ambiguous in the Maquoketa River.
The Wapsipinicon River flowed by, featuring limestone bluffs and caves and capturing young Sigmund's imagination.
October 19, 1937, Jay Sigmund went hunting alone near his cottage on the Wapsipinicon River. Hitting a rabbit, he followed the wounded animal up an incline; he slipped and his shotgun discharged, nearly tearing a leg away below the knee.
Her ordeal began last week when she went fishing on the Wapsipinicon river in Iowa.
Sheehan Pipe Line, Tulsa, is the contractor for the work in Iowa, which included a directionally drilled crossing of the Wapsipinicon River. All of Spread 5 was completed in 1999.
It is located on the back waters, referred to as the bayou, of the Wapsipinicon River that meanders through many parts of eastern Iowa before it dumps into the Mississippi.
In the nearby Wapsipinicon River, radio-tagged channel cats uniformly moved multiple miles up- or downstream between two dams to reach an area where commercial dredging of sand had deepened the channel, in order to have the depth of water and low current flow necessary for a wintering hole.