There is a strainer at Duck and Cover. You can't see it untill you drop over the first area. I t is below the bigger drop and is hard to miss. The water level was only 473cfs, It will be hard to see at 7 or 800cfs. Be careful , if you were to flip going over the bigger drop it would be hard to recover before getting to the stainer.
This is a great canoeing run..a friend and I have paddled this a few times and had some moderate luck with small mouths.
good run for beginners nice place to learn some playboating moves!
For TVA gauge readings call 800-238-2264 then press 3. The first reading is Nolichucky at Embreeville.
The minimum flow is VERY scrapy. The maximum is a bit much for rank beginners mainly because a swim could be fairly long given the width of the river at this point and the push of the river at higher flows.
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