I was there Mon. morning. It's higher than it was a week ago, but still pretty low. Saw 2 14-15ft. flat bottom boats. Talked to a DNR guy up at the parking lot when I was leaving, he said people in the boats have been doing pretty well, but not alot of action from the waders.
Fished the Dam area this evening, "Pier Style" (pyramid sinkers pegged on a current seam with skein) and it was a slow night. The water is indeed down pretty low, although they opened a gate as I was leaving which brought the water up quite a bit. Still pretty low for anything other than a smallish flat-bottom though...
Yep still very low and fishing slow, and now it will be very white with all of Lake effect snow being dumped, here are two pictures from a week ago just below the dam, when the CFS was about the same under 2000 cfs. No guide boats up above the M 31 bridge, too shallow for anything but a flat bottom,
Be careful driving and have a great holiday.
Looks like a warm up is coming early next week could be good with that snow melt don't you think ?
Thanks for the info. I've been wade fishing the dam area 25 years and this last four or five years have been bad at least for me. What is up with the water level? For the longest time it was because they were working on the dam. Is it kept low for a reason or is it just the amount of rainfall?
I will be looking for you with all of the low water and hot weather this summer and road construction I did not fish it from June to October, sons football and smallmouth river fishing out here kept me to busy.
Go Irish, was at the Navy game with my son two weeks ago, a great day for the Irish on a beautiful South Bend autumn day.
Here is the new spey rod on the Joe last week, look for the guy with the green spey rod and Gray hat !
Have a great holiday and hold the spawn ! Live by the fly die by the fly.
Here are the pictures I took at the ND vs Navy game. First ND game for my son with all of this youth and HS football the last 10 years going well into November we could never get him to an ND game but could this year since his team lost early in the playoffs (bummer). We got there early went to the Basilica where the team has the pre game prayer service and then saw them up close on the walk to the stadium Got some good pictures below. Neither my son or I are in them though. LOL Hit the slide show link and enjoy. Go Irish !
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