Gauge Description:

The gauge listed for this reach is using the virtual combination gauge that combines the natural flow reported at the "Russell Fork at Haysi, VA" and any releases from the "Pound River below Flannagan Dam near Haysi, VA" USGS gauges.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Russell Fork Gorge
virtual-6393 200 - 5000 cfs III 00h23m 529 cfs (running)

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
200 -5000 cfs barely runnable-high runnable III gauge is important or has warning

Reports give the public a chance to report on river conditions throughout the country as well as log the history of a river.

When River/Gauge Subject Level Reporter
Russell Fork [KY] Rat Hole 2 release Spalding Hurst
> 10 years Russell Fork [KY] Railroad release Spalding Hurst
> 10 years Lower Russell Fork [Ky] Meatgrinder 1250cfs Gerald DeLong
> 10 years Russell Fork [KY] Railroad trestle rapid on Lower Russell Fork 850 cfs Barry Grimes