68° / Clouds
Sunrise 5:23am
Sunset 8:49pm
534 CFS Pineville Gauge
400 CFS Dam Release

April 9, 2023

REMINDER: Season Pass renewal invitations were sent out the first of March - a 50% deposit to renew your season pass is due not later than close of business 14 April - the balance is due not later than 31 May - if you are not aware of these matters, in that you believe that you did not receive the invitation to renew your season pass, please first check your spam folder - please also ask any season pass holders that you may know if they are aware of these deadlines - thanks! CFS at the dam 750, CFS at the Pineville gauge 980 - air temperature started at 29 degrees, dipped to 24 degrees near dawn, then slowly rose to our high of 47 by 3 PM - water temperatures started at 37 degrees first thing this morning, then climbed to 44 degrees by midafternoon - bluebird skies and brilliant sunshine greeted our guests first thing this morning, with skies hazing over slightly as the day progressed - light and variable winds put a bit of a pleasant chill in the air - we had seven guests on the run today - I was able to catch five as they left - one of the DSR guides, John Kopy, shortly after noon reported that his morning clients scored 5 / 10 or so Steelhead, drifting through the run, running pink and chartreuse eggs and lures ("something bright") - these numbers are typical of his guided clients - the fish were all described as drop-backs, chroming back up - two of our guests fished the middle to lower sections for a few hours, but were unable to connect - the lady stated it was beautiful on the run, but a bit chilly - our first guest, on the run at 8:15 AM, did not leave until 2:30 PM - he reported 1 / 3 (or 4) Steelhead, swinging flies in the lower section - a nice 31" chromer - the low tonight will be 30 degrees - tomorrow's forecast is: A mainly sunny sky. High 59F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.


48° / Clear

Sunrise: 6:32am

Sunset: 7:39pm

971 CFS Pineville Gauge

750 CFS Dam Release