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Bear Creek Diversion Dam

Postby ejayerik » Sun Aug 23, 2015 9:18 pm

I'll be going up to Twin Falls again and this time, later in the season in mid October (latest I've been is late Sep. to season close at Edison). With the condition of Edison and the drought, can anyone give me an update on the creek level? I'm guessing it will be pretty much fished out by the time I arrive. Not looking for anything to keep, just some fun in the trout department. Additionally, I am hoping this potential 'El Nino' winter won't hit too hard while I'm up there.

Anyone been up there recently or is going up in September that can keep me posted?

Thanks!

Erik
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Re: Bear Creek Diversion Dam

Postby maverick » Mon Aug 24, 2015 3:40 pm

Use the Dreamflow charts, find creeks listed in the vicinity of Bear Creek, compare this years levels with previous ones, and use that data to estimate the levels that can be expected for Bear creek.
http://www.dreamflows.com/flows.php?pag ... outh_Coast
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Re: Bear Creek Diversion Dam

Postby ericZ » Thu Aug 27, 2015 10:20 am

I was up there July 19 for the day to fish. Surprising amount of water, i was expecting much lower, but then i had never visited the area around the diversion dam. how high would you go up the creek? my buddy and i only went up the creek 2 miles and turned back when rain, thunder and lightning appeared, and we decided food at mono hot springs sounded much better. my buddy went fishless and i caught just a few.

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