Idaho Statesman – Edition Date: 05/16/07 by Zimo
Nature took care of the logjam at Pistol Creek on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River over the weekend.
High water took it out and early spring river runners are pretty happy about it. Hazards do remain.
The strainer above Pistol Creek at Lake Creek is still giving boaters heartburn. Some snags in the river downstream are serious considerations, too.
The logjam at Pistol Creek appeared at the same place as last summer. The U.S. Forest Service blasted last summer’s logjam because several hundred rafters were stranded.
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Middle Fork logjam’s gone but hazard remains