Niangua River (MO) Trip On Saturday 2 December 2017

StateMissouri
RiverNiangua River
DateExternal site icon Saturday 2 December 2017
Related(none)
StartBennett Spring
EndBarclay
Distance6.3 miles
Crew icon CrewFilter icon Edmond, Brian
Filter icon Edmond, Julian
Filter icon Fillmer, Lawrence
Filter icon Larsen, Chris
Filter icon Larsen, Lisa
Filter icon Ligon, Day
Filter icon Sardina, Krissy
Filter icon Shelly, Marc
Filter icon Travers, Gina
Filter icon Van Someren, Andrea
Filter icon Van Someren, Tom
ConditionLow - River is low but can still be floated. Some riffles are okay but most come with significant dragging and might need a portage. Float lengths should be reduced to accommodate low flow, dragging, and portages.
Notes icon NotesThe water level was pretty low but most areas were navigable. At least a few spots required a short portage or the boats dragged some or a lot (especially the canoes). This was a fishing crew and there was very little caught (just two trout) during the entire day. This stretch is not long but with the short days and the low, slow water, we had to keep moving to make it off the water before dark.
FishingPoor - 0 - 2 fish caught
Fish icon SpeciesFilter icon Rainbow Trout
Gauge icon GaugeWindyville (06923250)
Discharge36
Height0.88
StatusVerified
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Source icon SourceBrian Edmond
Trip ID258
Expedition ID207
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