September 28 2016
On Tuesday we had plenty of sunshine and the temperature reached into the upper 60’s. The anglers we have staying in the motel and stopping into the shop reported having a good day in the lower end of the river. Anglers said the fish movement was steady with a mix of kings and cohos and at times mostly cohos. Late in the afternoon I went down and fished the DSR until they closed. By that time of the day very few anglers were on the water and all the spots that everybody stands in first thing in the morning were wide open. I covered some water and kept moving but managed to land several cohos along with one king. I’ve been on the river three times this season and for me personally, that’s the most coho action I’ve had so far. We didn’t catch any cohos while trolling out in the lake this fall, so it was nice to get some payback. Please be aware of the change in water level.
SALMON RIVER PUBLIC NOTICE:
Due to lower than normal reservoir water levels, Brookfield Renewable, in coordination with New York State DEC has announced the water base flow on the Salmon River will be reduced starting Thursday, September 29th at 7:00AM. The base flow will be decreased from 335 cfs to 185 cfs.
The decision to lower water flows is to assist in the recovery of the reservoir to sustain base flow.
We will continue to maintain the lower base flows until water conditions improve.