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06-24-2004, 09:43 PM
Are there regulated hours on the pm for floating a driftboat during the summer months? Also, are certain sections of the river that can be drifted during the evening and late evening hours? Thanks in advance.
06-25-2004, 10:41 AM
From the forest service rule book, "Watercraft permits are required from May 15 through Septemper 10. During this time period, watercrafts hours are from 9:00 am to 6:pm. It applies to all sections I believe. Hope this helps.
06-25-2004, 03:05 PM
I know it says that water craft hours are until 6:00, but I have never had a problem while fishing. I am quite sure that those folks who guide on the PM are on the river for the evening hatch, almost every day of trout season. I am just as sure that there would be trouble if a livery was dump 12 canoes in the river at 7:00 PM. I think there be a double standard here that works in our favor.
06-29-2004, 01:34 PM
The hours do not apply to fishing craft, but you do need the float permit if you are using federal land or launches...
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