The Straight River is a tributary of the Fish Hook River, 23 miles (37 km) long, in north-central Minnesota in the United States. Via the Fish Hook, Shell, and Crow Wing Rivers, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River, draining an area of approximately 60 square miles (160 km2) in a rural region. The river is known as one of Minnesota's best trout fishing streams.The river's name is a translation of the Ojibwe name for Straight Lake, through which the river flows near its source. Source: Wikipedia
Maximum discharge on the river today is recorded at the Straight River Near Faribault with a streamflow rate of 195 cfs. This is also the deepest point on the Straight River, reporting a gauge stage of 4.4 ft. This river is monitored from 2 different streamgauging stations along the Straight River, the first of which is perched at an elevation of 1,411 ft, the Straight River Near Park Rapids .
|Location||Streamflow||River Stage||Air Temp||Elevation|
Straight River Near Park Rapids
|57 cfs||1.26 ft|
Straight River Near Faribault
|195 cfs||4.4 ft|