Pleasant canoe/beginner-kayak trip; Fairly continuous rock-garden rapids for about 1.25 miles, followed by a mile of dead-flat paddle-out on a backwater bay of a flowage (reservoir) on the Wisconsin River.
This is likely to be done as a 'companion' run along with other short runs in the area, such as the New Wood, Pine Dells, Prairie Dells, Trappe, and so on.
Drainage area at our listed put-in is 96.6 sq.mi. (as calculated via USGS StreamStats Beta software).
Visual inspection. Spring/heavy rains. Probably runnable when other runs in area are running high.
*Gauge cited is for the Prairie River, which lies about 7 miles to the Northeast. At it's gauge, the Prairie is 184 square miles. The Copper is approximately 96 square miles at the put-in. Thus flows might be expected to be about half of the flow of the Prairie gauge. Correlation should be fairly good but is not assured.
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