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Mattole Running High


This is the kind of high water that rearranges the furniture for the fish.

I dumped 4.1″ out of the rain gauge today.

Here are some photos taken of the lower two miles, just before dark as the flow reached 24,400 cfs at the Petrolia Gauge, by the bridge.

Whole trees are bumping along in the current, careening off recent plantings.

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