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So I am thinking I have going to go fish the Weber next week, and I was wondering, how do you tell if there is a big water release from the dams scheduled?

I have never waded a river to fish before, and am a little nervous about the safety side of it. Any other general safety tips are welcome.

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http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/inventory?agency_code=USGS&site_no=10130500

USGS reports river flows. I think reservoirs on the Web primarily hold water for community and agriculture use. They were not built as hydroelectric projects. Water is released more uniformly. You'll run into days of higher and lower water but you won't hear sirens and 20 minutes later a two foot increase in water levels - like some of the big hydro damns when they respond to energy demands at peak hours.

The Web is about as safe a river to wade as there is in Utah.
 

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I just got back from fishing the weber, and while it's muddy, the flow is easy for wading. It should be that way for a while until the melt really kicks in, but like Watcher said, you rarely see a sudden increase of more than a few inches or so.
 
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