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Anyone Know Why The Dam Has Been Shut Down?


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I was wanting to go fishing today but with releases flatlining I had to stay home. What gives?

The lake is about 11 feet below the top of power pool. Sure they're already getting flack from the marinas and dock owners. They're supposed to turn on a unit two times today, morning and evening for an hour each.

There's a fine line between fishing and sitting there looking stupid.

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I'm confused here, but I've never fished Norfork tailwater. I fish Taneycomo mostly and I LOVE it when the darn is off. That provides the best wading opportunities in the upper trophy area. What's the deal with Norfork? Is it too low with no generation? Are you referring to wading or boating?

Please fill me in. I'm planning on hitting the Norfork in the fall.

Thanks

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The NFork is always good, just depends on how you want to fish it. As far as the generation, they might be shut off to make adjustments to the dam for minimum flow. I read that the project was to begin sometime this month. Then again, that might not be the case.

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I'm confused here, but I've never fished Norfork tailwater. I fish Taneycomo mostly and I LOVE it when the darn is off. That provides the best wading opportunities in the upper trophy area. What's the deal with Norfork? Is it too low with no generation? Are you referring to wading or boating?

Please fill me in. I'm planning on hitting the Norfork in the fall.

Thanks

I am hoping for a shad kill but if they arent running generators it will not happen. I fish from a boat.

everything in this post is purely opinion and is said to annoy you.

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I'm confused here, but I've never fished Norfork tailwater. I fish Taneycomo mostly and I LOVE it when the darn is off. That provides the best wading opportunities in the upper trophy area. What's the deal with Norfork? Is it too low with no generation? Are you referring to wading or boating?

Please fill me in. I'm planning on hitting the Norfork in the fall.

Thanks

D.O. is why they generate more often then other tailwaters ("hour in the morning and an hour in the evening thing"). That's why minimal flow is so important for this particular river.

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I was wanting to go fishing today but with releases flatlining I had to stay home. What gives?

Why not just try wading? I've had some wonderful days fishing the Norfork with 0 generation.

Greg

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D.O. is why they generate more often then other tailwaters ("hour in the morning and an hour in the evening thing"). That's why minimal flow is so important for this particular river.

Jeremy, thanks for the info, that makes sense. Like I said, I haven't fished Norfork yet. I have followed your website the last year or two and am planning to call you for a guided trip down there if I confirm my plans in September or October.

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