Originally Posted by formerflatlander
Agree with myers opinion on Ark. Native flows til runoff starts in mid May for trout fishery. They can't stop the feeder creeks, but won't release from any of the upstream reservoirs. Not experienced in the gorge but 450ish is bony above it for a 14' raft.
I think the OP is talking 14' Cat. (14WD=Wave Destroyer?).
Royal Gorgeous is doable down to 300-350 in a cat.
Section above RG is sunnier and a good warm up.
Late April can be sunny and warm OR cold and miserable.