The lake level was lowered late last year for some construction. The level was lowered to about six feet at the overflow. Right at the end of the year, the lake started to refill. It’s taken a couple of months to fill again. Three weeks ago, the level was just below 22 feet. After about one-half inch of rain, the level rose to just above 22 feet. The following week, the level had reached just above 23 feet.
And last week we had more than 2 inches of rain. Couldn’t put it off any longer. Back on the lake this morning.
And the lake level was just under 24 feet. Note that the photo was taken at water level, not looking down on the lake as I’ve had to do for the last few months. The level had been higher. Debris on the bank where I launched indicated that the lake level had risen as much as six inches above the bank. The water is still muddy and there was a lot of debris floating in the water. But still…
And to prove it. The GPS trace of my route today.
It was great to be out on the water again.
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