Tag Archive: jet boats

Jun 16 2011

Hydro Survey: The Jet Boats


In most typical shallow western streams, there are going to be reaches less than a foot deep that you need to get through in order to get to a deeper reach of the channel. This is where the jet boats come into play for hydro survey. A jet boat is different from a propeller boat …

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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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