This is a great canoeing run..a friend and I have paddled this a few times and had some moderate luck with small mouths.
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.
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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Nolichucky @Nolichucky Gorge Campground to Jackson Love Bridge
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