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Tributary-Fish Creek Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Lochsa River



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Tributary-Fish Creek Info
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Put In:  End of FS 462
Take Out:  Lochsa Confluence
Difficulty:  Class III 600-800 cfs , Class IV 800-1500 cfs
Gradient:  180 feet per mile
Run Length:  1 mile
Current Streamflow:  1110 cfs @ 12/14/2016 10:00 AM - LOCHSA RIVER NR LOWELL ID, reading taken from USGS
Good Level:  600-1500 cfs
Streamflow Comments: 

When the Lochsa is 2.5 and up, Fish Creek is usually in.

Season Comments:  April, May, June
Primary Season: 
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan
Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (ID), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

The take out is just off Hwy 12 and FS 462 around milepost 120. The put in is all the way at the end of the road.


Tributary-Fish Creek on the Lochsa River

Fish Creek is a great way to start your Lochsa day. It is a good intro to technical class IV for solid intermediates. There are some good drops near the bottom with the crux being the pack bridge. The run can be a little shallow in spots.


Last Edited by bradgoet on 5/26/2011
 



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