Action starts real soon from the put-in, with a couple rocky drops. A brief respite is followed up with a couple more good drops not a quarter-mile further down.
There appears to be two rock-dikes back-to-back, with a third just a bit downstream, and maybe a fourth and fifth just down from that (still within the first half-mile of river).
After a brief slackening of action, the river first takes a broad zig-zag (right, then back left), then a very quick zig-zag, encountering a couple brief drops as it does so. Additional brief drops continue to be scattered randomly downstream.
After passing a number of houses, the river takes a left bend, and encounters a particularly nice (if brief) sequence of drops.
Expect a quick fun drop as the river heads toward/under Old North Shore Road.
Some fine action as you pass between backyards before Hwy.61.
A USGS sampling site at this location lists drainage area of 18 square miles. (This is just less than the Stewart at 20 sq.mi. and just more than the Amity at 16 sq.mi.)
Gauge is visual at takeout. If this last rapid looks runnable, go for it!
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