Montello River
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Montello River

By on November 11, 2016

Harrisville to 11th Road
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The Montello River near Harrisville, is a paddle suited for those who enjoy classic Central Wisconsin streams, come what may, (including a healthy amount of deadfall) and where part of the challenge is part of the reward.

By Denny Caneff
A Miles Paddled contributor
(And fellow guerilla paddler whose nom-de-bateau is Marie Francoise)

Date:
November 8 + 10, 2016

Class Difficulty:
Class I

Gauge:
Nelsonville: ht/ft: 8.62-8.64 | cfs: 24-25
Gauge note: There is no gauge for the Montello River. One could use the Tomorrow River gauge at Nelsonville as a correlative gauge.

Recommended Levels:
This is the recommended minimum level.

Put-In:
County Road J bridge, Harrisville, Wisconsin
Take-Out:
11th Road

Time: Put in at n/a. Out at n/a.
Total Time Day 1: 3h 30m – 4h 30m
Total Time Day 2: 2h 30m – 3h
Miles Paddled: 8.25

Wildlife: Wood ducks, one owl, several great blue herons, deer, unidentified fish and sandhill cranes.

I have an affinity for rivers that are off the beaten path. That is, there are no descriptions or write-ups by Mike Svob or here on milespaddled.com. These are rivers not even ventured on by the intrepid canoeing documentarians Frank Piraino and Rick Kark. (Piraino’s journals are very hard to find; Kark’s guides to 309 Wisconsin streams can be found here.)

(Editor’s note: This and a lengthier section of the Montello River is also covered in Timothy Bauer’s, “Canoeing and Kayaking South Central Wisconsin: 60 Paddling Adventures Within 60 Miles of Madison”. He is also co-author of milespaddled.com.)

I call this guerrilla paddling – you never know what you’re going to find and it just might be a slog that you’ll regret. My luck has run about 50-50 on guerrilla paddles and my Montello River run was on the side of the good 50 – fun, adventurous and worth repeating.

But a warning to those who don’t like dealing with trees in a river: the Montello has not just a few, it has a lot. I happen to like paddling through and around downed trees in a river. It is its own unique paddling skill and getting through a jumble of logs and limbs without taking skin off your back, or having to portage around the mess, is as satisfying, if not as thrilling, to me as running a Class 3.

I did the Montello in two sections on two separate days: The first section was from Harrisville to Ember Lane and then from Ember Lane to 11th Road. These two sections could be done in a day but it might be a long day, depending on your luck with the log jams. While the huge majority of them were passable, I had to leave my boat to either pull it over a log, or to portage around a total of six times in the two sections. Some paddlers might find that intolerable. I didn’t think it was too bad, because I got through the other 90% with the satisfaction and joy one gets (I get, anyway) of maneuvering those piles.

If you share my appetite for arboreal paddling and enjoy what a classic central Wisconsin stream has to offer, read on.

What we liked:
You will neither jostle with other paddlers nor encounter much of any other human activity or intrusion on the Montello. You will likely have this river to yourself, because of the lack of descriptions about it, its inaccessibility for bigger boats, and the fact it presents paddling challenges due to downed trees. Who knows? Maybe this blurb will cause a rush to experience it and you’ll be a part of a parade of paddlers wending your way through these silver maple bottomlands, riding the slow but steady tide of clean, clear water.

The Montello flows into and out of an artificial water body called Harris Pond, created by a dam at the south end of it, in the unincorporated, run-down settlement of Harrisville. It’s not clear what purpose this dam serves; sometimes these ponds were created for wildlife habitat, but this one appears to have been built to create lakeshore lots.

I did the Montello in two sections on two separate and unseasonably warm early November days. Your options are to put-in at Harrisville or the alternative described below and paddling to Ember Lane, or starting at Ember Lane and continuing to 11th Road. The first section takes longer and probably has a bit more deadfall to deal with.

For the first section, I put-in where County Road J crosses over the river right after it exits Harris Pond. You might be tempted to put-in to the river at its outfall from Harris Pond, but messy riprap and ominous No Trespassing signs will talk you out of that.

The put-in, such as it is, is classic guerrilla paddling: you have to sidle along a cornfield for 25 yards, then rumble down a steep bank. Then before your paddle is hardly wet, you’ll encounter two logjams that are passable but a bit messy getting through. At this point you are in a section of the river that is totally straight, almost like a ditch. I didn’t see a lot of evidence the river was channelized but given its meandery nature the rest of the way, it had to have been straightened – for who knows what purpose, other than that’s what people once did to hundreds of streams in this state.

You might ask, why fight with trees on the Montello when you could paddle the nearby Mecan or the Tomorrow, rivers that feature the same clear, cool water but are actively cleared of deadfall by river angels? As stated earlier, I enjoy the challenge of making my way around and through those messy collections of limbs and logs and trunks. On this river, I would approach what seemed to be an impassable mess and 90% of the time, the way made itself known. It is its own paddling skill to pick the right path, get through and avoid any number of calamities that could befall you in deadfall.

A quick primer for “arboreal paddling”: approach slowly and nose your way in and around the log pile. Sometimes the path isn’t obvious until you’re right there in it. If you have to squeeze under a big tree trunk, get under it face down because if you don’t quite fit, better to scrape your back than your face (I will go under a trunk face-up only if I’m totally flat on my back in my kayak, to get under a particularly tight spot). That face-down squeeze will go better if your PFD is off; they tend to make you thicker by 2-3 inches and its straps can snag on branches.

If you need to plow your way through some branches, put your paddle parallel to your boat and use your hands to pull yourself through, or slow you down). Gotta scoot yourself over a submerged log? Get your speed up with a few quick strokes and your momentum will get you well on your way over the log. And it’s best not to get your boat parallel and right up next to the log pile or trunk – the moving current can easily roll you. On the days I traveled the Montello, the water level looked average (it clearly gets higher) and was therefore unthreatening as I negotiated the jams.

Take-outs at both Ember Lane and 11th Road were just okay. Remember, this is not a well-traveled river so there’s nothing like maintained accesses. At Ember Lane, you’ll find a decent put-in/take-out on the right bank of the river, upstream from the bridge. It’s steep but fairly well-worn by anglers. At 11th Road, the take-out is just past the bridge on the right bank.

There is evidence chainsaw-toting river angels have been on the Montello, but not consistently to keep it 100% passable. Still, the remoteness of this river, the clarity of the water and its sandy bottom, its proximity to our big cities, and the challenges those logjams pose for the intrepid paddler willing to negotiate them, makes the Montello definitely worth a try.

What we didn’t like:
Given I did this trip in two sections on two different days, I never felt beaten down by the abundance of deadfall. But doing the full 8-plus-mile run, from Harrisville to 11th Road, may test one’s stamina and patience. Two of the three portages I encountered from County J to Ember Lane were made messier by the presence of what I think is prickly ash. That stuff is no fun to plow through.

Many paddlers may keep their gardening and their paddling totally separate, and find the idea of bringing along a handsaw on their paddling excursions absurd. I have done that for other rivers, but not for the Montello. I’d recommend it. A few quick cuts on the saw would have made passage much easier on a number of jams.

If we did this trip again:
Upon further scouting, I would recommend a different starting point for the upper section (County J to Ember Lane), for three reasons: the access is easier, you skip four difficult logjams and you avoid that arrow-straight (and sorta boring) section. That put-in is off County B, about 2 miles south of Harrisville, where Klawitter Creek passes under the road. On the east side of the road there is an old concrete bridge down whose embankment you slither to get to this lovely little trout stream, which has adequate flows to get you to the Montello, about 200 or so paddling yards away.

(Another put-in possibility is to simply ask the residents of a house close to the Montello River near where Elk Avenue meets County J. I didn’t ask this particular party, but I have done that on occasion all around the state and have never been turned down.)

I made this trip at what seems to me is an ideal time – the fall. Spring would be fine too but summer might pose some challenges you wouldn’t deal with in spring or fall. I imagine the mosquitoes would be prolific in these bottomlands. As for the logjams, silver maples (by far the predominant tree species here) have an amazing capacity for survival even if they’re horizontal. You’d have to deal with foliage in the logjams, which make it harder to see the way through, and harder to get through.

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Related Information:
Camp: Crooked River Campground

Map:


Shuttle Information:
Shuttling is easy. Two roads run parallel to the river, and biking the shuttle (if you are paddling solo) is easy to do. In fact, I walked the shuttle on the two sections I paddled.

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Dundee to Mauthe Lake

Milwaukee River: East Branch II
6.16.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
New Fane to Kewaskum

Milwaukee River: East Branch I
6.3.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
New Prospect to New Fane

Mink River

Mink River
8.16.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Rowley’s Bay

Mirror Lake

Mirror Lake II
10.17.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Mirror Lake State Park to Lake Delton

Mirror Lake I
5.24.08 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Mirror Lake State Park to Lake Delton

Montello River

Montello River
11.8.16-11.10.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Harrisville to 11th Road

Moon Lake

Moon Lake
6.19.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Montello, Wisconsin

Mormon Creek

Mormon Creek
8.3.14 | ☆ ☆
Mormon Coulee Park to Goose Island County Park

Morrison Creek

Morrison Creek II
5.5.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Cemetery Road to Pettibone Pass

Morrison Creek I
9.19.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Cemetery Road to Morrison Landing

Mukwonago River

Mukwonago River
11.3.15 | ☆ ☆
Mukwonago to Big Bend

Mullet River

Mullet River
10.20.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Plymouth to County Road M

Namekagon River

Namekagon River
7.16-7.19.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road K to Riverside

Neenah Creek

Neenah Creek
4.19.15 | ☆ ☆
County Road EE to Oxford

Nippersink Creek (IL)

Nippersink Creek
11.3.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Richmond to Spring Grove

Oconomowoc River

Oconomowoc River III
6.4.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Monches to Okauchee Lake

Oconomowoc River II
4.8.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Wisconsin Avenue to Fowler Lake Park

Oconomowoc River I
6.25.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Concord Road to County Road P

Old Pearl River (LA)

Old Pearl River
4.3.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Crawford Landing Road to Indian Village Road

Onion River

Onion River II
10.11.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road A to County Road V

Onion River I
9.23.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road V to Sheboygan Falls

Ontonagon River: Middle Branch

Ontonagon River: Middle Branch
8.12.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Watersmeet to Forest Road 5250

Pecatonica River

Pecatonica River IV
5.20.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Mifflin to Jones Branch Road

Pecatonica River III
4.16.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Brownton to Winslow

Pecatonica River II
11.15.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Darlington to Red Rock

Pecatonica River I
6.16.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Calamine to Darlington

Pecatonica River: East Branch

Pecatonica River: East Branch V
5.2.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Woodford to Highway 11

Pecatonica River: East Branch IV
4.11.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Argyle to Blackhawk Memorial County Park

Pecatonica River: East Branch III
3.16.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Highway HK to Hollandale

Pecatonica River: East Branch II
11.19.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Hollandale to Blanchardville

Pecatonica River: East Branch I
9.29.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Blanchardville to Argyle

Pecatonica River: Mineral Point Branch

Pecatonica River: Mineral Point Branch
7.30.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Oak Park Road to County Road O

Peshekee River (MI)

Peshekee River
8.31.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Peshekee Grade to 3-Mile Mark

Peshtigo River

Peshtigo River
9.2.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Burnt Bridge to Goodman Park

Pigeon River

Pigeon River
12.5.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road J to Lake Michigan

Pine River

Pine River (Lincoln)
9.7.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Center Road to County Road W

Pine River III (Richland)
7.26.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Rockbridge to County Road AA

Pine River II (Richland)
5.12.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Krouskop Park to Twin Bluffs Road

Pine River I (Richland)
4.7.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Rockbridge to County Road AA

Piscasaw Creek (IL)

Piscasaw Creek III
4.17.17 | ☆ ☆
Denny Road to Squaw Prairie Road

Piscasaw Creek II
4.12.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Streit Road to Denny Road

Piscasaw Creek I
4.9.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Maxon Road to Streit Road

Platte River

Platte River Overview
Our Guide to the Platte River

Platte River V
3.27.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road A to Platte Road

Platte River IV
10.28.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Big Platte Road to Indian Creek Road

Platte River III
11.10.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Platte Road to Big Platte Road

Platte River II
9.22.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Ellenboro to Platte Road

Platte River I
6.19.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Ellenboro to County Road B

Plover River

Plover River
5.19.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Jordan Park to Iverson Park

Prairie River

Prairie River II
5.27.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road C to Stange’s Park

Prairie River I
11.17.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Haymeadow Creek to Prairie Road

Puchyan River

Puchyan River
04.19.15 | ☆ ☆
County Road J to Huckleberry Road

Red River

Red River
12.9.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Gresham to County Road A

Red Cedar River

Red Cedar River
5.30.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Menomonie to Downsville

Robinson Creek

Robinson Creek II
5.7.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Old County Road I to Kelly Road

Robinson Creek I
7.8.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Old County Road I to Kelly Road

Rock Creek

Rock Creek
3.26.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Lake Mills to Millford

Rock River

Rock River IV
7.16.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Watertown to Johnson Creek

Rock River III
9.27.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Kanow Park to County Road P

Rock River II
9.21.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Janesville to Beloit

Rock River I (IL)
8.4.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Oregon to Dixon

Root River

Root River
8.2.13 | ☆ ☆
5 Mile Road to Horlick Dam

Root River: South Branch (MN)

Root River: South Branch
9.20.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Highway 5 to Preston Trailhead Park

Rubicon River

Rubicon River
5.27.15 | ☆ ☆
Saylesville to Neosho

Seeley Creek

Seeley Creek
5.4.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Seeley Lake to Hatchery Road

Six Mile Creek

Six Mile Creek
6.7.14 | ☆
Waunakee Village Park to South Woodland Drive

Spring Creek

Spring Creek
4.20.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Fair Street to County Road V

St. Croix River

St. Croix River II
8.11.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Osceola to Somerset Landing

St. Croix River I
8.8.10 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
St. Croix Falls to Osceola

Starkweather Creek

Starkweather Creek
6.08 | ☆
Yahara River to Highway 30

Sugar Creek

Sugar Creek II
4.17.17 | ☆
Bowers Road to State Road 120

Sugar Creek I
4.15.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road ES to Bowers Road

Sugar River

Sugar River Overview
Our Guide to the Sugar River

Upper Sugar River
…………………………………

Sugar River XII
7.24.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
White Crossing Road to Valley Road

Sugar River X
10.4.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Highway 69 to County Road A

Sugar River IX
3.28.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road A to Belleville

Sugar River VII
9.14.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Riverside Road to Paoli

Sugar River III
7.22.11 | ☆
Valley Road to Paoli

Sugar River II
7.3.11 | ☆
Paoli to Belleville

Middle Sugar River
…………………………………

Sugar River XI
11.15.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Attica to Albany

Sugar River VI
5.18.14 | ☆ ☆
Albany to Brodhead

Sugar River IV
8.11.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road X to County Road EE

Sugar River I
6.9.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Belleville to County Road X

Lower Sugar River
…………………………………

Sugar River VIII
9.6.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Brodhead to Avon

Sugar River V (IL)
9.14.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Colored Sands Forest Preserve to North Meridian Road

Sugar River: West Branch

Sugar River: West Branch
7.27.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Fritz Road to County Road PB

Token Creek

Token Creek III
5.22.11 | ☆
Token Creek County Park to Cherokee Park

Token Creek II
8.22.09 | ☆ ☆
Token Creek County Park to Cherokee Park

Token Creek I
5.2.09 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Token Creek County Park to Cherokee Park

Tomorrow River

Tomorrow River
7.4.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Rolling Hills Road to Amherst

Trappe River

Trappe River
8.2.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road WW to Wisconsin River Road

Trempealeau River

Trempealeau River II
9.27.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Highway 35 to Perrot State Park

Trempealeau River I
8.16.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Whitehall to Independence

Turtle Creek

Turtle Creek Overview
Our Guide to Turtle Creek

Turtle Creek VI
3.20.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Fairfield to Sweet-Allyn Park

Turtle Creek V
6.21.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
School Section Road to O’Riley Road

Turtle Creek IV
6.19.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Springs Park to School Section Road

Turtle Creek III
7.14.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
O’Riley Road to Sweet-Allyn Park

Turtle Creek II
7.13.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Sweet-Allyn Park to Dickop Street

Turtle Creek I
8.6.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Sweet-Allyn Park to Dickop Street

Upper Iowa River (IA)

Upper Iowa River II
5.29.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Kendallville to Bluffton

Upper Iowa River I
5.24.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Chimney Rock Road to Bluffton Road

Waupaca River

Waupaca River VI
6.2.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Weyauwega to Decker Memorial Park

Waupaca River V
10.24.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Amherst to Durrant Road

Waupaca River IV
4.12.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Highway Q to Brainards Bridge Park

Waupaca River III
9.22.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
County Highway DD to County Highway Q

Waupaca River II
7.7.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Highway Q to Brainards Bridge Park

Waupaca River I
7.9.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Highway Q to Brainards Bridge Park

Wausau Whitewater Park

Wausau Whitewater Park
7.13.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Wausau, Wisconsin

Wedges Creek

Wedges Creek
9.20.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Middle Road to Black River Lodge Resort

White River

White River III (Walworth)
3.12.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Sheridan Springs Road to Lyons

White River (Waushara)
11.1.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road YY to Czech Lane

White River (Bayfield)
8.16.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Maple Ridge Road to Highway 112

White River II (Walworth)
6.30.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Sheridan Springs Road to Wagner Park

White River I (Walworth)
5.15.10 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Sheridan Springs Road to Lyons

Willow Creek

Willow Creek
8.5.17 + 8.22.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Highway 58 to Dog Hollow Road

Wisconsin River

Lower Wisconsin River
…………………………………

Lower Wisconsin Overview
Our Guide to the Lower Wisconsin Riverway

Wisconsin River VIII
6.22-6.23.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Lone Rock to Muscoda

Wisconsin River IV
9.4-9.5.10 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Prairie Du Sac to Arena

Wisconsin River III
5.29-5.31.10 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Arena to Gotham

Wisconsin River II
9.5-9.7.09 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Gotham to Boscobel

Wisconsin River I
8.22-8.24.08 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Boscobel to Wyalusing State Park

Middle Wisconsin River
…………………………………

Wisconsin River XV
7.11.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Castle Rock Dam to Lyndon Station

Wisconsin River XIV
10.11.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
River Bay Road to Norway Drive

Wisconsin River XIII
6.13.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Pine Island to Portage

Wisconsin River XI
4.22.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Portage to Dekorra

Wisconsin River IX
10.13.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Lyndon Station to Wisconsin Dells

Wisconsin River VII
8.6.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Wisconsin Dells to Norway Drive

Wisconsin River VI
8.15.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Dekorra to Whalen Bay

Wisconsin River V
6.1.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Lyndon Station to Wisconsin Dells

Upper Wisconsin River
…………………………………

Wisconsin River XII
5.11.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Grandfather Dam to Lokemoen Road

Wisconsin River X
12.2.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Pine River to Texas

Wolf River

Wolf River III
9.6.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Lily to Hollister

Wolf River II
9.5.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road A to Lily

Wolf River I
8.29.09 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Lily to Langlade

Yahara River

Yahara River Overview
Our Guide to the Yahara River

Upper Yahara River
…………………………………

Yahara River XII
7.16.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Veterans Memorial Park to Windsor Road

Yahara River XI
4.19.16 | ☆ ☆
Windsor to Highway 113

Yahara River VII
7.22.13 | ☆ ☆
Veterans Memorial Park to Windsor Road

Yahara River V
5.25.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Veterans Memorial Park to Windsor Road

Middle Yahara River
…………………………………

Yahara River X
3.7.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Mud Lake to Lake Kegonsa

Yahara River IX
12.14.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Stoughton to Stebbensville Road

Yahara River VIII
12.13.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Lake Kegonsa to Stoughton

Lower Yahara River
…………………………………

Yahara River VI
7.14.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Stebbensville Road to County Road H

Yahara River IV
6.6.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Murwin County Park to Janesville

Yahara River III
7.13.10 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Stebbensville Road to Murwin County Park

Yahara River II
9.08 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Stebbensville Road to County Road H

Yahara River I
8.08 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Stebbensville Road to Murwin County Park

Yellow Creek (IL)

Yellow Creek
4.19.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Bolton Road to Krape Park

Yellow River

Yellow River (Taylor)
8.31.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Miller Dam to County Road H

Yellow River (IA)

Yellow River II
5.6.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Old Sixteen Road to Highway 76

Yellow River I
5.5.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Highway X16 to Old Sixteen Road

Zumbro River (MN)

Zumbro River
6.1.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Zumbro Falls to Millville


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