69° / Clear
Sunrise 7:00am
Sunset 6:48pm
464 CFS Pineville Gauge
350 CFS Dam Release

December 18, 2022

CFS at the dam 360, CFS at the Pineville gauge just above 500 all day - air temperature started at 32 degrees this morning, climbed to our high of 40 degrees, and has fallen back to freezing as of this report - skies were mostly overcast, with some infrequent moments of diffused sunshine from scattered breaks - bands of very fine lake- effect snow periodically swept through our area, with snow becoming heavier as we approached dusk - winds were light throughout the day, stiffening a bit towards the evening - we had 17 total guests join us on the run, starting at 7 AM to as late as 2 PM - of the 12 guests I was able to speak to directly, as they came off the run, not a single one of them failed to at least get into one fish; today was a nice cap on three days of really good Steelhead fishing! Here are their stories (Steelhead, one guest reporting, unless noted): 12:21 PM 3 / 6 drifting pink and chartreuse egg sacks under a bobber in the middle section; 2:28 PM 8 / "15 at least" (includes one Brown Trout, two 30" Steelhead) drifting white egg sacks and all colors of beads (green glow best) under a bobber - this guest stated he fished the top to the bottom today; 2:56 PM 0 / 1 swinging flies in the lower section; 3:30 PM 3 / 6 drifting beads under a bobber in the middle to lower sections; 4:08 PM a pair of guests who landed 5 and 6 respectively, of 15 each, drifting pink and blue egg sacks, under a bobber, in the middle to lower sections; 4:20 PM a father and son team who achieved 3 / 6 between them, drifting white egg sacks under a bobber in the upper section; 4:22 PM a pair of guests who stated "(A) lot of fish!" on their way out; 5:10 PM another father and son duo, still learning how to Steelhead fish, very pleased with their tally of 2 / 3 and 1 / 2 for today - forecast for tonight: Snow likely. Low 31F. Winds W at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of snow 100%. 3 to 5 inches of snow expected. Forecast for tomorrow: Snow during the morning will transition to snow showers during the afternoon. Temps nearly steady in the low to mid 30s. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 90%. 1 to 3 inches of snow expected. Heavier amounts in persistent snow bands.


31° / Snow

Sunrise: 7:33am

Sunset: 4:29pm

512 CFS Pineville Gauge

360 CFS Dam Release