The lowest I've ran it was just over 700 cfs. Group was 5 hardshells and 3 IKs. I'd say pack light enough that you can get out of your boat and man handle it around.Thanks for the input. What size boat & how low have you run it? I know it's a stretch...but for sakes...it's the Selway.
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My advice is if running the upper first 5-10 miles of a low water MF of Salmon trip kicks your butt then you should rethink your low water Selway plans. As it's a solid step up from that without a doubt. And the wider the boat, the more difficulties you will have, for certain.
or if coming around the bend and looking at picket fences in a raft like this shitshow at Ladle makes you wee yourself then you should probably avoid it, as well. I've put this up on MB before but just a touch under 1ft or so....
You are a new poster so no idea of your rowing skills(or lack there of),ect so the rest is really up to you and looking at your own skills honestly.
.... does the right line close out below 1 ft?
We put in on the 2nd and took off yesterday. Took 2 14ft cats with standard frames but high clearance and lightly loaded, and 2 IK's. The cats got hung up far less than I thought we would, especially in the 1st and 2nd day. The first real rapid for us, Galloping girdy(?), had some wood in it and was very tight but runnable. We walked the cats about 20 yards in Pinball but other than a few other short hangups we did fine and had fun. Ladle at first glance was a mess but another pair of eyes saw a line and I followed. Definitely left some urethane on the rocks and even the IK's got hung up a couple times a day but it was just under 1' and runnable in cats. I would not want to take a raft, even a 12' if I had a cat or other option. Being able to straddle and Fred Flinstone made all the difference. The drops were fun and the beaches were big. The flat water at the end with an upstream wind was the biggest chore of the trip.