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Gile Flowage paddle planned

 

September 7, 2018

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

THE SUN shines over the Gile Flowage at the Gile, Wis., boat launch Thursday. The Northwoods Land Trust and Iron County Outdoor Recreation Enthusiasts are sponsoring a guided paddle on the flowage Wednesday, with the Gile launch as the planned starting point.

GILE, Wis. - The Northwoods Land Trust and Iron County Outdoor Recreation Enthusiasts are sponsoring a guided paddle on the Gile Flowage Wednesday.

Participants will meet at Gile Park at 10:30 a.m. to launch their canoes or kayaks for a paddle at "an easy pace," according to an event announcement.

"The 3,400-acre Gile Flowage is one of the last, relatively undeveloped Laurentian shield lakes in Wisconsin. Its rocky shores and numerous islands are more reminiscent of the Boundary Waters than other northern Wisconsin lakes," said Cathy Techtmann, environmental outreach specialist with the Uni...



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