Color is Starting to Look Good

Mad River - Arcata, CA

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by Kenny Priest

According to Justin Kelly of Eureka’s RMI Outdoors, the color is starting to look good on the Mad. “It was milky green on Wednesday, and the color should be about perfect for the weekend,” said Kelly. “It seems like there’s plenty of fish in the river, the guys flossing below the hatchery are hooking quite a few. I would expect the river to be crowded this weekend, and there will likely be quite a few boats too. Conditions should be good for bait and plugs.” Flows are predicted to get down to 1,000 cfs and 7.7 feet by Saturday morning.

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