Tag Archive: cataraft

Jun 28 2011

Hydro Survey: The Cataraft


In a previous post, I discussed the use of jet boats for hydro surveys on shallow western streams. A jet boat is fantastic in how it can get almost anywhere, even through just 4 inches of water. However, you still need a boat launch for a jet boat (or prop boat). What about a survey …

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Jun 14 2011

Did you guys catch anything? Not exactly…


That’s usually the question we get asked when out on a river performing a hydrographic survey (“hydro survey”)! “Are you guys fishing?” This is especially the case when on a smaller stream such as the Truckee River or the Colorado River near Yuma. “Hydro what?” Most folks doing hydro surveys are on the coasts, in …

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