New England Whitewater River Guide, Gabler R.
The gauge info is an estimate based off the Shepaug which the Bantam flows into. The gauge is located just upstream of the confluence. If you have more information please leave a comment.
all strainers removed except for the one right before stoddard rd. we cut it up but the tree is just to big. hoping the natural flow will help it along
Does anyone ever try running over the low "Jambs" at the outlet of Bantam Lake?
With the floods of the spring of '07 this particular strainer is gone. There is always the possibility of new ones however.
10 years ago
12 years ago
by chris koerner
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