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Bear River Planned Release Schedule September 5,6,7 2009

Posted: 08/15/2009
by Robert Center

This Release was cancelled and postponed till 2010

 

Bear River Planned Release Schedule September 5,6,7  2009

 


The following releases on the Bear River are planned:

 


Reach Miles Ft/Mile Est. Class Date Flow, cfs
Drum Afterbay to Dutch Flat Afterbay 4.5 120-150 steeper at end IV at start V- at end SA-Sep 5 200
  SU-Sep 6 250
  MO-Sep 7 300
Dutch Flat Afterbay to Chicago Park 4.7 100 to 80 steeper at start IV at start II at end SA-Sep 5 200
  SU-Sep 6 250
  MO-Sep 7 300

 

These reaches are to the north of Dutch Flat, which is north of Highway 80, north-east of Auburn.  Maps and detailed directions to put-in and take-out will be posted soon. 

 

These reaches have seldom been run; the Drum Afterbay reach may never have been run.

 

The Drum Power House road is a popular bicycle ride.  Please drive carefully and be alert for bicyclists.

 

APPROACH THESE REACHES WITH CAUTION, AS YOU WOULD AN EXPLORATORY RUN OR A FIRST DESCENT.  BEWARE OF BRUSH AND WOOD.

 

 

 

Survey information is very important to securing flows as part of the new License.  To fill out a survey, go to:

 

http://www.zoomerang.com/Survey/?p=WEB2297AJ8Q9ZL

 

 

 

We would like to assemble a group of boaters to paddle the "first descent" of the Drum reach, early Saturday morning, put-in about 9:00 AM, with the idea of providing info regarding hazards, etc. to later boaters. Email me at bcenter7210@att.net if you would like to join us. would lik

 

 

 

Paul Martzen
155 South L Street
Dinuba, CA 93618


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