The Wait Continues

Eel River - Fortuna, CA

by Kenny Priest

As we’ve been repeating all season, the main stem Eel just needs a couple more weeks of dry weather and it will be fishable. The two weeks of dry weather has yet to come to fruition, and the Eel remains high and off color. With more rain coming this weekend, we’ll be right back to square one. Flows are predicted to hit 34,000 cfs on Saturday morning. The wait continues.

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