The river remains clear and we have missed the heavy rains. The lake is back to normal level and the generation is power demand only which means afternoon generation should be the schedule. The Corp has assured me they are watching the river temperature on the lower river and will request enough water to keep the water temps good in that area.
The lower river levels seem to be producing a larger average size in the rainbows being caught and some nice browns being mixed in the daily catch. A better mayfly hatch during this water seems to get the larger fish active.
Small mayfly nymphs are a good choice along with some fish being taken on emergers when the hatch is at its peak.
Have an enjoyable and safe Labor Day weekend.
Greg Seaton 501-690-9166
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