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joeregal

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wanted to go to the river and catch something. does anyone know how the flow is below lock 1. is the fishing better above or below the (Contact Us Please). what/where is the best access? should i go to the 494 access instead? thanks in advance

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The flow is as low as it has been in years. Lots of fish to be caught from the dam to the confluence, just not many eyes. Unless we get some rain, I would hit the 494 end of the river.

As far as ramps, Hidden Falls or Lilydale are both good on the upper end.

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I was at Wabun Park this past Sunday which overlooks Lock 1. The river was terribly low. Like Dave says probably the worst I have seen in years. I have always caught more fish below the dam than above.

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I just below the lock on tuesday night and caught 2 small cat's using some chicken liver... tried casting for some smallies, but they didn't seem to like what i was offering... water seemed to be running backwards towards the lock...

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