Accident Database

Report ID# 50392

  • Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
  • Inadequate Equipment
  • Inexperience

Accident Description

Via Facebook: I understand it from some locals, the man was fishing below the dam (which has a several breaches in it) and fell out of the boat into the rapid below the dam at one of the breach points. The boat and man were not actually caught in the dam backwash.

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