Finley River (MO) Trip On Saturday 12 May 2018

StateMissouri
RiverFinley River
DateExternal site icon Saturday 12 May 2018
Related(none)
StartJohns Ford Road
EndReed Road
Distance6.5 miles
Crew icon CrewFilter icon Acharya, Sree
Filter icon Arnold, Al
Filter icon Casey, Libra
Filter icon Edmond, Brian
Filter icon Edmond, Julian
Filter icon Fillmer, Lawrence
Filter icon Hong, Kenny
Filter icon Larsen, Chris
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 NotesThis was a fantastic float and a good day to be out. Several of the riffles had significant amounts of dragging, a few required a short portage or pulling the boat through the water. At least one set of snags caused a significant portage across two gravel bars. We spent some amount of time clearing debris and cutting limbs to make future floats better.
FishingGreat - 15 - 30 fish caught
Fish icon SpeciesFilter icon Green Sunfish
Filter icon Rock Bass / Goggle Eye
Filter icon Smallmouth Bass
Gauge icon GaugeRiverdale (07052345)
Discharge237
Height1.71
StatusVerified
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Source icon SourceBrian Edmond
Trip ID263
Expedition ID212
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