As of May 13, the East Fork of the Owyhee was flowing at 145 cfs

Owyhee River - East Fork - Elko, NV (Elko County)

by Nevada Department of Wildlife

Stream flows have increased just a bit over the past week with the precipitation and snowmelt though they are still well below the median for this time of year. With the warmer weather expect flows to continue to increase. The East Fork of the Owyhee immediately below Wildhorse Dam is flowing at a trickle as little water is coming out of the dam. However, this is normal for this time of year when the reservoir has plenty of capacity and the snow pack is below average. As you go further downstream flows pick up considerably and by the time you get close to Mountain City it is greatly improved though still half of median. It becomes fishable about a mile below the dam. As of May 13, the East Fork of the Owyhee near Mountain City gauging station was flowing at 145 cfs well below the 320 cfs median.

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