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#51 Sep-24-18 12:44PM

Ernie
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Re: Well, what now?

And just for grins...

https://i.imgur.com/n5ZrFjI.png


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#52 Sep-25-18 6:06PM

Ernie
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Re: Well, what now?

Well, it looks like it rained a little less than predicted and the river looks to top out at @11' by tomorrow. But hey, it will be down to 9' on Friday!


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#53 Sep-27-18 4:46PM

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Re: Well, what now?

No end in sight....

https://i.imgur.com/5pZUnzF.png


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#54 Sep-27-18 5:13PM

Junger
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Re: Well, what now?

And more rain next week.....

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#55 Sep-27-18 5:20PM

drxfish
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Re: Well, what now?

No river fishing for a while...


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#56 Sep-27-18 9:03PM

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Re: Well, what now?

Just saw updated forecast and it said it will get close to 18' by Saturday night.


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#57 Sep-28-18 12:16PM

Bryan
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Re: Well, what now?

This was the first summer since the 90s that I did no wading at all. Yard is mud. Tomatoes all died. Boats getting mildew. Make it stop!


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#58 Oct-01-18 5:19PM

Junger
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Re: Well, what now?

I walked the C&O canal to Widewater with my dad yesterday and the water was RAGING on the main river.

https://youtu.be/Ji5qZbvb4ls

This side of Sherwin Island usually has almost no current, and the water was flowing up to the bluff walls. There was a ton of debris going down the river.

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#59 Oct-01-18 6:14PM

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Re: Well, what now?

The river topped out at 21.39’ at noon on Saturday. That’s high!!

It dropped 11’ in 2 days but will still be at 7’ by Thursday. It may be fishable next week.


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#60 Oct-02-18 2:39PM

drxfish
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Re: Well, what now?

I went by Sunday and took a couple pics.  Some crazies were jet skiing and one guy was putting in a Bayliner…yikes.


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#61 Oct-02-18 4:05PM

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Re: Well, what now?

I just stopped by and the river and the water had some green in it...or maybe it was a wishful mirage.


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#62 Oct-02-18 8:22PM

drxfish
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Re: Well, what now?

The Shenandoah at rt 7 was raging chocolate milk Sunday.


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#63 Nov-05-18 4:22PM

Ernie
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Re: Well, what now?

And here we go again....

https://i.imgur.com/mPpZFWw.png


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#64 Nov-05-18 6:17PM

Curly
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Re: Well, what now?

not a problem at LKA................. tongue


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#65 Nov-05-18 7:01PM

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Re: Well, what now?

Curly wrote:

not a problem at LKA................. tongue

I know but Algonkian is only 15 minutes from the house.....


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#66 Nov-05-18 7:09PM

Curly
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Re: Well, what now?

Ernie wrote:

Curly wrote:

not a problem at LKA................. tongue

I know but Algonkian is only 15 minutes from the house.....

And a place to spend the night for free at LKA!


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#67 Nov-06-18 12:49AM

Osprey
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Re: Well, what now?

I'm about through with these charts, but at least it gives you something to do while it's raining it's @&& off.


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#68 Nov-06-18 1:25AM

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Re: Well, what now?

They just changed it...again...only going to peak at 7.4' on Wed. morning.


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#69 Nov-07-18 4:49PM

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Re: Well, what now?

Well, it's cresting at 8' something. Might be until the weekend before it's fishable. But the cold weather is creeping in...since it's November I guess I should expect it.


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#70 Nov-07-18 5:09PM

drxfish
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Re: Well, what now?

Yes, but rain Friday will bring it up again.  Plus, colder weather is upon us after tomorrow.  Maybe when you get back from your cruise?


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#71 Nov-08-18 5:10PM

Ernie
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Re: Well, what now?

You are right, unfortunately. Looks like the river goes back up to @8' over the weekend. I was going to try Monday morning but that's out.

By the time I get back, it will be winter fishing and I have no clue where they go. Yes, I know the general area but I haven't found them. But maybe it's because I don't go when it's cold out because I get cold.


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#72 Nov-09-18 2:26PM

hookup
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Re: Well, what now?

Ernie wrote:

I don't go when it's cold out because I get cold.

No such thing as bad weather

Just bad clothing

Talk to me about winter spots

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#73 Nov-09-18 3:06PM

Ernie
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Re: Well, what now?

hookup wrote:

No such thing as bad weather

Just bad clothing

Talk to me about winter spots

Ha! I've fished in the driving snow before. I have all the winter clothing necessary. I just chose not to go out when it's cold...can't stand it. Period.


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#74 Nov-11-18 7:41PM

hookup
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Re: Well, what now?

I get it

The older I get the more I'm liking cooking over a hot stove

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#75 Nov-11-18 8:14PM

Ernie
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Re: Well, what now?

The roller coaster ride continues....topped out at 10'+ last night and will drop to 6'+ on Tuesday only to go back up to who knows what by Wednesday (after the Tuesday rains).

Went and looked at the water today, not as dirty as expected....but high for sure.


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