Cedar River public parking

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  1. shadowcast

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    I wish I had a 1wt for the cedar lol.
     
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    park in a parking lot and walk back
     
  3. james.jimenez

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    With the recent rains, what's the highest flows you all would feel comfortable wade fishing the Cedar?
     
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    It really depends on the section of river you're on.

    But, it looks like the rains have had little impact.

    Check flows.

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    USGS/USBR Stream Flow Gauge:
    CEDAR RIVER AT RENTON, WA

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    USGS/USBR Stream Flow Gauge:
    CEDAR RIVER BELOW DIVERSION NE
     
  5. Cedar

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    I just checked the flows....292cfs below the diversion. Optimal wading levels.
     
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  6. shadowcast

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    Answering that is tough for two reasons: it's a tricky river to wade in, and body size can make a HUGE difference. I'm tiny and 120lbs, so ankle deep water for you might sweep me into Lake Washington. Wear polarized glasses and be CAREFUL. You can drop into a cavernous pool VERY quickly.
     
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    Slipping was an issue the last time I fished the Cedar. I had and still have a pair of simms boots with studs. These boots and studs work great everywhere else but here and the Cowlits. Should I upgrade to the simms aluminum star bites (silver) or the new crazy lookin gold ones? Tomorrow may be my big day... I am off work emidiatly after PT!!! Hey Skyler and Thomas what's your day looking like tomorrow???
     
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    WE ARE GOING FISHING TOMORROW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! PLANS HAVE BEEN SET IN STONE!!!!!!! ONLY QUESTION NOW IS HIGH OR LOW, I MEAN CLOSER TO THE CEDAR RIVER DOG PARK OR HIGHER TOWARDS LANDSBURG BRIDGE???
     
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    You've got a whole day... fish the upper river near Landsburg in the morning, and nymph deep or rip streamers in bigger water on the lower river in the afternoon and evening.
     
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    immediately.
     
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    ???
     
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    Just go fish.
     
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    Roger!!! I'm on it!!! Tomorrows time line is as follows; 0400 wake up, 0500 3 mile run, 0630 PT 4 more miles, 0800 role out from FT. LEWIS, 0915 first fish on!! SKYLER DON'T BE LATE!!!! LOL
     
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    Ya gotta have the contingency plan for late forum members. Something like, "if for some reason you're late you'll find me wading downstream of the <insert feature>..." No use sitting around with your line dry. Flies catch fish better in the water.
     
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    My duty officer used to tye me flies and give me 20 or so every duty day. We can't all be so lucky but have fun