Sorry to be the bearer of bad news but...Conowingo is running up to 6 spill gates today and possibly even more throughout the week

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240 LTS ..... and so it begins ...... :-( Are you still going down or if you did go, how did it work out? 3 years ago
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240 LTS Sunday, I fished below the closed area southern line (Abby Point to Worton Point) in the Bush and Gunpowder. Gunpowder temp was 48+/- and maybe 6" clarity. Ran to the Bush, 48* - 50.5*. Better visibility but still not great. Fished 3' - 30' deep... Show more 3 years ago
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mudpuppy Jeff, not going today. Tripped over my trailer tongue as I was hooking up and landed on my left shoulder...gotta get x-rays. Called the spill gate hotline on a tip and verified that spill gates are open. Exelon sure knows how to screw things up. 3 years ago
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Flyrob ARE YOU KIDDING ME!!! Where is all the water coming from? Is the river high up your way Mike? Merrill? 3 years ago
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Shoot-Straight For those that don't know there is a predictive model for the gauge at Marietta and other points on the susq. It's great and yes, it showed the river rising considerably this week.

water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php

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mudpuppy It's a little high @ HBG Rob but nothing drastic. 8.5' and falling. Norm is around 6' historically. 3 years ago
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240 LTS Holy smokes Mike!! Be careful!! There are fish coming up with your name on them. 3 years ago
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mudpuppy Yeah, but who wants to catch mudpuppies....LOL. Good news, nothing broken, just bruised but hurts like HELLO... 3 years ago
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mer47 Yeh we just c an't get a break with this water, I hope this isn't going to be like last year. Wow Mike good too hear nothing broken not good !!! 3 years ago
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Flyrob Thanks for the info Mike. Seem odd that they are running spillers with levels only slightly elevated. The good news is the discharge water doesn't look really dirty so once they're out of spill the river should clean up fast. Hopefully our injuries... Show more 3 years ago
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mudpuppy Thanks Rob, best news this week. I have not heard of much happening on the flats just yet. With water temps gradually rising (and hopefully clearing) it shouldn't be too long until things break loose. 3 years ago
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