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By shastalake27845953, Feb 18 2016 07:57PM

During the midst of our recent storm, we have the kick off of the Fishing League Worldwide Tournament this morning. Follow this link to find out more about the event and updates on the leader board: http://www.flwfishing.com/tournaments/2016-02-18-shasta-lake

After several weeks of sun and high temperatures, we settled back down into a little wet weather which started yesterday. At our location on the McCloud we had just shy of 1" of rain since it started yesterday. Currently it is 44 degrees and we are having some strong gusts of wind with white caps in the main channel.

It looks as if this sporadic rain will stay with us over the next several weeks. Bouncing from sunny weather to rain.

Fortunately we are getting close to surpassing last year's "high" lake level of 71.96' (04/15/2015 & 04/16/2015). With this recent storm, I suspect we should pass that by early next week. Which puts us a whole 2 months ahead of last years level with plenty of the rainy season left!

We have already overtaken the year-to-date lake level from last year.

Good luck anglers!!!

Lake Level Report (02/18/2016 at 07:00)

Lake Elevation: 988.68' (78.32' below full pool)

Lake Elevation (2015): 986.02' (80.98' below full pool)

Storage: 2,589,514 af (estimated)

Storage (2015): 2,535,448 af

Outflow: 2,110 cfs

Inflow: 17,186 cfs

Precipitation (24 hr @ dam): 0.00"

Precipitation (Season @ dam): 39.81"

Precipitation (2015 Season @ dam): 44.50"

By shastalake27845953, Jan 29 2016 06:54PM

We have passed some great markers this week. We blew past the 2 million acre foot mark and the 100' mark and overcame the year-to-date lake level from last year (13.55' feet higher than last year)!!! Also, the rainfall has surpassed 2015 to date. It won't be too long before we pass the 50% capacity mark.

In comparison to how far the lake has progressed from it's low point on December 8th (52 days) here are some interesting figures. We have increased capacity by 23%. The lake has risen close to 60' in elevation. We have gained 926,886 acre feet of water. The shoreline has increased by 78 miles

Lake Level Report (01/29/2016 at 08:00)

Lake Elevation: 971.07' (95.93' below full pool)

Lake Elevation (2015): 957.52' (109.48' below full pool)

Storage: 2 245,903 af (estimated)

Storage (2015): 2,003,761 af

Outflow: 1,072 cfs

Inflow: 14,400 cfs

Precipitation (24 hr @ dam): 2.19"

Precipitation (Season @ dam): 37.04"

Precipitation (2015 Season @ dam): 33.36"

By shastalake27845953, Jan 25 2016 05:33PM



We are getting a little break in the weather and it looks as if it is going to be clear until Thursday evening. Good opportunity for us to catch our breath! We need it as all of us have been working feverishly on the lake to keep up with the rising waters!


Currently it is 46 degrees, sunny and calm.


Since our last report we have blown past the 2 million acre foot mark! We are also encroaching on the 100' mark extremely fast as we are averaging a 3' to 4' rise in the lake daily!


The first photo was taken January 15 when the lake was at 931.24' (135.76' below full pool). The second picture was this morning at 8:30 and at approximately 963.64' (103.36' below full pool)!


Over a 32' raise in the lake in just 10 days!!!


The good news is that the run off will continue to keep filling the lake until the next system arrives.


With that, I hope you all have a wonderful Monday and great start to your week!


Lake Level Report (01/25/2016 at 07:00)

Lake Elevation: 963.54' (103.46' below full pool)

Lake Elevation (2015): 954.78' (112.22' below full pool)

Storage: 2,109,105 af (estimated)

Storage (2015): 1,956,902 af

Outflow: 1,098 cfs

Inflow: 41,371 cfs

Precipitation (24 hr @ dam): 2.19"

Precipitation (Season @ dam): 32.11"

Precipitation (2015 Season @ dam): 33.36"

By guest, Feb 23 2015 10:14AM

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