Difficulty III
Length 2.25 Miles
Gauge LUSK CREEK NEAR EDDYVILLE, IL
Flow Range 1000 - 5000 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 2 hours ago ~ 33.1 [CFS] ℹ️
Reach Info Last Updated 04/02/2019 12:56 am

River Description


Bear Branch is about 2.25 miles of creek, at which point you reach the confluence with Lusk Creek.

At that point you will have an additional 1.5 mile paddle through Lusk Creek Canyon to the takeout.

Rapid Descriptions

River-right trib. enters

Class - N/A Mile - 0.73
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Flow will nearly double with contribution from nearly equal-sized trib.

(location is approximate at present due to AW system presently being limited by 3 decimal places for lat/lng)

Confluence w.Lusk Creek

Class - N/A Mile - 2.25
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At this point Bear Branch has total drainage of 3.3 square miles, and merges with Lusk Creek with drainage at this point of ~13.7 square miles (for a combined drainage area of ~17 square miles). If Bear Branch was boatable, Lusk will be cranking!

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Gage Descriptions

Bear branch is a tributary to Lusk Creek. If the gauge on Lusk is above 1000 and still rising, there is a good chance Bear Branch is running.

Directions Description


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Revision #Revision DateAuthorComment
1193679 07/22/08 Steve Krake n/a
1207360 03/23/17 Rob minor edit (abstract info)
1211695 04/02/19 Rob updated image position