Finley River (MO) Trip On Tuesday 9 April 2019

RiverFinley River
DateExternal site icon Tuesday 9 April 2019
StartJohns Ford Road
EndReed Road
Distance6.5 miles
Crew icon CrewFilter icon Bartlett, Renee
Filter icon Van Someren, Tom
ConditionGood - Conditions are ideal for a canoe or kayak. Boats typically will drag on fewer than one-quarter of riffles, if at all, and portages are unnecessary or rare. Normal float lengths can be attempted without a problem.
Notes icon NotesThis was a near-perfect-conditions day to be on the river, especially for early April. The water level was still flowing really great from semi-recent rains, and the air was very clam and warm from a cloudless sunny day. Too bad the fishing was rather poor (Renee managed to catch a small carp). The large spread-out tree snarl that occurs where Pedelo Creek joins the Finley has changed again where it can be made MUCH more easily navigable with a day's worth work with a couple chain saws.
FishingFair - 3 - 6 fish caught
Fish icon SpeciesFilter icon Smallmouth Bass
Gauge icon GaugeRiverdale (07052345)
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Source icon SourceTom Van Someren
Trip ID287
Expedition ID235
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