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Fontenelle Dam and Reservoir

Fontenelle Dam and Reservoir

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dams -- Wyoming,
  • Reservoirs -- Wyoming

  • Edition Notes

    Shipping list no.: 93-0030-P

    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Reclamation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 sheet :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14441841M
    OCLC/WorldCa27576535


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Fontenelle Current Status. Last Updated: May 6, As of May 5,the Fontenelle Reservoir pool elevation is feet, which amounts to 47 percent of live storage capacity. Inflows for the month of April tota acre-feet (af) or 97 percent of average.

Fontenelle Dam Releases & Green River Flow Updates Daily release information from Fontenelle Dam and flows on the Green River below Fontenelle can be found through the links below. Large boulders, rock sills and structures in the river bed pose a constant risk to boaters on this stretch of the Green.

High water has the potential to drastically alter instream characteristics, such as. Fontenelle Dam was built between and on the Green River in southwestern foot (42 m) high zoned earthfill dam impounds the ,acre-foot ( km 3) Fontenelle dam and reservoir are the central features of the Seedskadee Project of the U.S.

Bureau of Reclamation, which manages the Fontenelle impoundment Location: Lincoln and Sweetwater. Fontenelle Reservoir is an artificial reservoir located in southwest lies almost entirely within Lincoln Fontenelle Dam and Reservoir book, although the east end of the Fontenelle Dam and a tiny portion of the reservoir are actually in northwestern Sweetwater ded by Fontenelle Dam, the reservoir acts primarily as a storage reservoir for the U.S.

Bureau of Reclamation's Colorado Location: Lincoln / Sweetwater counties. Fontenelle Dam, Powerplant, and Reservoir, are located on the Green River 24 miles southeast of La Barge, Wyoming. The dam was completed in with a height of feet and a length of over 1 mile. When full, the reservoir is over 20 miles in length.

Fontenelle Dam, Reservoir, and Reservoir The Fontenelle Dam is located on the Green River 24 miles southeast of La Barge, Wyoming. A zoned earthfill structure, the dam is feet high with a crest length of 5, feet, and a volume of 5, cubic yards of material.

Fontenelle Reservoir is a reservoir located just miles from Kemmerer, in Lincoln County, in the state of Wyoming, United States, near Fontenelle, WY.

Fishermen will find a variety of fish including cutthroat trout, brown trout and rainbow trout here.5/5(2). Fontenelle Creek Campground, Wyoming: See traveler reviews, 9 candid photos, and great deals for Fontenelle Creek Campground, ranked #1 of 1 specialty lodging in Wyoming and rated 3 of 5 at Tripadvisor.3/5(2).

Fontenelle Dam Fishing Report. Greetings, Here’s the latest Fontenelle Dam Fishing Report from the US bureau of Reclamation; Due to increased inflow into Fontenelle Reservoir from spring Fontenelle Dam and Reservoir book, releases from Fontenelle Dam will be increased from 3, cfs by use of bypass on J through J to reach a combined powerplant capacity.

Notice - The USGS Water Resources Mission Area's priority is to maintain the safety and well-being of our communities, including providing critical situational awareness in times of flooding in all 50 U.S.

states and additional territories. Our hydrologic monitoring stations continue to send data in near real-time to NWISWeb, and we are continuing critical water monitoring activities to. * Inflow is computed based on reservoir release and change in reservoir storage (and reservoir evaporation and change in bank storage when these parameters are accounted for).

Please contact the Operations Group via e-mail at [email protected] for additional questions or. Lake Fontenelle. An artificial reservoir located in southwest Wyoming.

It lies almost entirely within Lincoln County, although the east end of the Fontenelle Dam and a tiny portion of the reservoir are actually in nor. The tailwater section below the Fontenelle Dam boasts some amazing trout numbers of rainbow, brown and cutthroat trout, making it a top Wyoming fly fishing destination.

This meandering prairie river fishes best from early spring well into the fall. Fontenelle Reservoir can holdacre-feet, about 40 percent of Wyoming’s share under the Colorado River Compact and associated laws. (An acre-foot is the amount of water it takes to flood.

Fontenelle Dam. State: Wyoming Region: Upper Colorado. Related Documents. Related Facilities. Related Links Contact. Owner Title: Area Office Manager Organization: Provo Area Office Address: East South City: Provo, UT Phone: Operator.

Fontenelle Dam, Powerplant, and Reservoir, Seedskadee Project, are located on the Green River 24 miles southeast of La Barge, Wyoming. The reservoir has a surface area of 8, acres. The lake is 20 miles long when full and has a shoreline of about 56 miles. Green River Fontenelle Wyoming Fishing Guides.

Dunoir Fishing Adventures holds permits to guide fly fishing trips on the world-class Green River below Fontenelle Dam, near Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge, in Southwestern Wyoming. The Green River is a Wyoming classic big river meandering across the plains of the Green River Basin.

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This is open, high desert camping. The fee ($7/night) campground is 10 miles south of LaBarge and 30 miles north of Kemmerer, Wyoming. This BLM campground, near the reservoir has; paved interior roads and RV parking areas; no shade trees but shaded picnic tables, fire rings, and bbq's; drinking water spigots at various locations, and relatively clean 3/5.

Historical Weather. Below are weather averages from to according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station.

The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is FONTENELLE which is approximately 6 miles away and has an elevation of 6, feet (29 feet lower than Fontenelle Reservoir).Graham Number 2 Reservoir: mi.

Fontenelle Reservoir, La Barge, Wyoming. 22 likes. Fontenelle Reservoir is an artificial reservoir located in southwest Wyoming. It lies almost entirely /5(). Green River Fly Fishing Guide Service The Green River below Fontenelle Dam in Southwest Wyoming is perhaps the last major undiscovered trophy trout stream in the lower The river flows through the magnificent Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge in the middle of the Red Desert, and it’s hardly noticed by anyone.

Fontenelle Dam, Kemmerer, Wyoming. 9 likes. Fontenelle Dam was built between and on the Green River in southwestern Wyoming. The ft high /5(11). Fontenelle Dam incident was, arguably, the largest dam incident in US history that did not result in failure.

A large leak developed in Bureau of Reclamation’s new dam and quickly eroded a very large cavity on the downstream slope. It was only through large-scale and prompt intervention that the dam was saved.

Fontenelle Reservoir. There are some huge rainbow, brown and cutthroat trout in the tailwater section. The water normally stays clear about the entire year except below Slate Creek which enters the river a few miles downstream of the dam.

This area is extremely remote. There are no nearby towns and few facilities within miles. About: Fontenelle Reservoir is situated on the Green River north of Kemmerer, Wyoming, at a 6,foot elevation. The reservoir has a surface area of 8, acres. The lake is 20 miles long when full and has a shoreline of about 56 miles.

During high runoff events and when the Reservoir is approaching capacity, release flows may need to be increased.

Generally this is done in increments over a week or more. Flows released from Fontenelle Reservoir have excee cfs in some years. Floating and fishing can be affected by these higher and lower flows. A lack of armoring to protect the lower interior dam face, and.

A lack of infrastructure to use stored water, according to the strategy. The reservoir’s capacity is ,acre-feet, with. Fontenelle Dam, Powerplant, and Reservoir, Seedskadee Project, are located on the Green River 24 miles southeast of La Barge, Wyoming. The reservoir has a surface area of 8, acres.

The lake is 20 miles long when full and has a shoreline of about 56 on: East South, Provo, The first mile of the river from the dam to the cable crossing just above Weeping Rock Campground is closed from October 1 through December Kemmerer Game Warden Chris Baird said he had observed a very high fishing violation rate.

Fontenelle Dam was built between and on the Green River in southwestern foot (42 m) high zoned earthfill dam impounds the ,acre-foot ( km3) Fontenelle dam and reservoir are the central features of the Seedskadee Project of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, which manages the Fontenelle impoundment.

About Fishing Reports for Fontenelle Reservoir near Kemmerer A detailed fishing report for the Fontenelle Reservoir will make the difference between a good fishing here and a bad one.

Let's face it, there's a lot we can learn and share from one another like what bait or lure is generating the best results.5/5(2). The Seedskadee Project is a water resources development project of the U.S. Bureau of project focuses on the upper Green River in western Wyoming, storing the river's waters in Fontenelle project is associated with the Colorado River Storage Project, retaining the waters of the Green for use in the upper Colorado Basin.

Water held behind Fontenelle Dam. Tour Utah National Parks: The Mighty 5 & beyond Travel Guide - Duration: The West is Big. Travel Guides Recommended for you. GREEN RIVER— Fontenelle Reservoir is the other Kokanee fishing destination in southwest Wyoming and the bite is on.

Fisheries managers with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Green River region, say Fontenelle Reservoir has finally started to clear up, following a long spring and summer of high and muddy inflows from the Green River drainage above.

Another Bureau of Reclamation project, Fontenelle Reservoir is an earthen dam on the main stem of the Green River, located just downstream of the town of LaBarge. With a storage capacity ofAF, Fontenelle is a multi-purpose project with permitted uses that include irrigation, domestic, industrial, municipal, stock, fisheries, recreation.

Fontenelle Dam incident was, arguably, the largest dam incident in US history that did not result in failure. A large leak developed in Bureau of Reclamation’s new dam and quickly eroded a very large cavity on the downstream slope.

It was only through large-scale and prompt intervention that the dam was saved. Southwest Wyoming Fly Fishing Guides. Smiths Fork; Green River; Fontenelle Creek; Hams Fork; The lower Green River tailwater below Fontenelle Dam and dozens of wild mountain freestone streams flowing from the immense Wyoming Range all offer pristine settings and “quality flyfishing without the crowds” for exceptionally large trout, all within a two-and-a-half-hour drive from.

Fontenelle Reservoir, Wyoming fishing report, rainbow trout fly fishing forecast, fishing season updates, fly shop and fishing guides, and fly-fishing weather.

How do I put it. Only a one star day. Current fly fishing conditions are not going to be good today. Call your local ninja because you will need them.3/5. Explore the extensive BLM lands east and west of the Green River and Fontenelle Reservoir. The BLM quadrant maps are scaled atand cover an area of about 30 x 50 miles.

Official Bureau of Land Management metric topographic map @, scale (roughly 3/4"`1 mile), color-coded to show surface management, i.e. agency vs. private or Author: BLM. Fontenelle Dam Leak Fishing the Green River in Fontenelle, Wyoming - Duration: JANS Mountain Recreation Experts Recommended for you.

Source to Fontenelle Reservoir - Duration.At the town of La Barge, it flows into Fontenelle Reservoir, formed by Fontenelle Dam. Below there, it flows through open sage covered rolling prairie where it is crossed by the Oregon, California and Mormon emigration trails and then further south until it flows past the town of Green River and into the Flaming Gorge Reservoir in Southwestern.Get directions, maps, and traffic for Fontenelle, WY.

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