Deerfield Releases - 2017

 

Fife Brook – Site code 255123 

Brookfield Power

106 scheduled releases. Releases from Fife Brook Dam start between 9:30 am and 12 noon, with a flow of at least 700 cfs, for a 3-hour duration.

March

 

 

April

13-16, 19-23, 26-28

 

May

6-7, 13-14, 17-21, 24-28

 

June

10-11, 16-18, 21-25, 28-30

 

July

1-2, 6-9, 13-16, 19-23, 26-20

 

August

2-6, 9-13, 16-20, 24-27, 30-31

 

September

1-3, 6-10, 13-17, 30

 

October

1, 4-8, 12-15

 

 

Monroe Bridge (#5 Bypass) – Site code 255122

TransCanada Hydro Northeast, Inc

32 scheduled releases. Friday releases are for 4 hours beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday releases last 5 hours and begin at 10 a.m. Sunday releases are 4 hours beginning at 10 a.m. Flows alternate among 900, 1000, and 1100 cfs.

May

 27, 28

 

June

11, 17, 18, 23(Fri), 24*, 25

 

July

1, 2, 7(Fri), 9, 14, 15, 23, 29

 

August

4(Fri), 5, 6, 12, 19, 20, 25(Fri), 26, 27

 

September

2, 3, 9, 10

 

October

1, 7, 8

 

* June 24 release to be 1100 cfs. Will set the release pattern with an average of 1000 cfs.

Download expected releases levels here.

 

 

Special events:

 

Berkshire Highlands Pentathalon:

Massachusetts Free Fishing Weekend:

 

June 3 & 4 (minimum flow weekend)

Charlemont Down River Race:

 

Deerfield Riverfest:

June 24, 25, 26           

Deerfield River Cleanup:

National River Cleanup Week

 

 

 

Call before you drive!

For flow information call Waterline’s free national telephone hotlines:

1-800-452-1742 for the Angler’s Edition; 1-800-452-1737 for the Boater’s Edition.

At the prompt, dial-in a six digit site code for the specific river each of interest.

#5 Bypass (Monroe Bridge, a.k.a. Dryway):    Site code 255122

Fife Brook:    Site code 255123

Also available at    

http://www.h2oline.com/TRC.asp

http://www.h2oline.com/MIL.asp

 

 

 

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255125

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