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Old 09-20-2011   #1
 
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Upper Gauley conditions

Any updates on how the water level is on the upper Gauley river this year?

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From the Facebook photos I'm seeing from my West Virginia friends, the water looks perfect.
Big hits on Pillow Rock.
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Dam inspection and maintenance means more water this year and extra days...3200 instead of 2800, started this week...

Thursday 9/22/11, planned 2800 CFS, probable 3200 CFS
Friday 9/23/11 through Monday 9/26/11, planned 3200 CFS release

Tuesday 9/27 Break

Fourth Weekend, STARTS ON WEDNESDAY:
Wednesday and Thursday 9/28-29/11, planned 2800 CFS, probable 3200 CFS
Friday through Monday, 9/30/11 - 10/3/11, planned 3200 CFS release

Tuesday 10/4 Break

Fifth Weekend, STARTS ON WEDNESDAY:
Wednesday and Thursday 10/5-6/11, planned 2800 CFS, probable 3200 CFS
Friday through Monday, 10/7-10/11, planned 3200 CFS release

Tuesday, Fishing releases start.
Tuesday through Friday 10/11-14/11 scheduled 250-750 release
From the Huntington Dist. site. "Due to periodic inspection, flows will be in the upper end of the releases."
Great opportunity for moderate low-flow Upper Gauley. Classic.

Last Weekend, normally a 2 day weekend, now a 3 day weekend.
Saturday is Bridge Day in Fayetteville.
Saturday through Monday 10/15-17/11, planned 3200 CFS release

Tuesday Oct. 18 through Sunday Oct. 30th, fishing releases.
scheduled 250-750 release
From the Huntington Dist. site. "Due to periodic inspection, flows will be in the upper end of the releases."

November:
Approximately 2800 cfs the first week of November 2011.
The last three weeks of November, return to minimum flow until winter pool is achived.
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Old 09-21-2011   #4
 
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Old 09-21-2011   #5
 
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Sigh..how depressing. Great water going on back east well into November.

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Dam inspection and maintenance means more water this year and extra days...3200 instead of 2800, started this week...

Thursday 9/22/11, planned 2800 CFS, probable 3200 CFS
Friday 9/23/11 through Monday 9/26/11, planned 3200 CFS release

Tuesday 9/27 Break

Fourth Weekend, STARTS ON WEDNESDAY:
Wednesday and Thursday 9/28-29/11, planned 2800 CFS, probable 3200 CFS
Friday through Monday, 9/30/11 - 10/3/11, planned 3200 CFS release

Tuesday 10/4 Break

Fifth Weekend, STARTS ON WEDNESDAY:
Wednesday and Thursday 10/5-6/11, planned 2800 CFS, probable 3200 CFS
Friday through Monday, 10/7-10/11, planned 3200 CFS release

Tuesday, Fishing releases start.
Tuesday through Friday 10/11-14/11 scheduled 250-750 release
From the Huntington Dist. site. "Due to periodic inspection, flows will be in the upper end of the releases."
Great opportunity for moderate low-flow Upper Gauley. Classic.

Last Weekend, normally a 2 day weekend, now a 3 day weekend.
Saturday is Bridge Day in Fayetteville.
Saturday through Monday 10/15-17/11, planned 3200 CFS release

Tuesday Oct. 18 through Sunday Oct. 30th, fishing releases.
scheduled 250-750 release
From the Huntington Dist. site. "Due to periodic inspection, flows will be in the upper end of the releases."

November:
Approximately 2800 cfs the first week of November 2011.
The last three weeks of November, return to minimum flow until winter pool is achived.
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yesterday's release was 4700 cfs. i wavewheeled and surfed my brains out.
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