Actual flows on Vance Creek are
approximately 1/3 of the reading on the South
Fork Skokomish gauge.
Vance Creek (25 square miles) joins the South
Fork (76 sqaure miles at the gauge) just
downstream of the gauge station. For a nice
level of about 600 cfs on Vance Creek you will
thus want approximately 1800 cfs on the South
Fork. At this level, mid-stream rocks upstream
of the take-out bridge will be covered. A level
of 350 cfs on Vance Creek (1050 cfs on the
South Fork) is about the minimum but still fun.
At this level some mid-stream rocks just
upstream of the takeout bridge will not quite be