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  Six Rivers National Forest - Smith River NRA Recreational Activities
During the summer months, the pure, clean waters of the Smith River are perfect for swimming, rafting, or fishing and the forested mountainsides present occasions for hiking, bird watching, wildflower walks, or perhaps just lounging in the sun.
Fishing on the Smith River is regarded as World Class both because of the potential for trophy size fish and the challenge of landing one.
There are a wide variety of trails in the Smith River NRA that range from Siskiyou Wilderness trails to the botanical beauty of the Myrtle Creek and Darlingtonia interpretive trails where visitors can view a variety of rare and endangered plants and wildflowers.
www.fs.fed.us /r5/sixrivers/recreation/smith-river   (291 words)

  Missouri River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Missouri River is a tributary of the Mississippi River in the United States.
The headwaters of the Missouri are in the Rocky Mountains of southwestern Montana, near the continental divide.
During the late 19th century, the river was a primary means of transportation of goods and passengers before the spread of the railroads.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Missouri_River   (654 words)

 Smith River Community Bank
Smith River Community Bank is banking centered on your communities—banking like you best remember it—banking like it used to be.
Smith River decisions are made by folks who live and work here, folks who know our communities, folks who know you as an individual.
With offices in Martinsville, Stanleytown, Stuart and Drakes Branch, Smith River is a community bank uniquely focused on the needs and growth of Southside Virginia.
www.smithriverbank.com   (82 words)

 Smith Wild and Scenic River, California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The segment from the confluence of the Middle Fork Smith River and the North Fork Smith River to its mouth at the Pacific Ocean.
The Middle Fork from its the headwaters to its confluence with the North Fork Smith River, including Myrtle Creek, Shelly Creek, Kelly Creek, Packsaddle Creek, the East Fork of Patrick Creek, the West Fork Patrick Creek, Little Jones Creek, Griffin Creek, Knopki Creek, Monkey Creek, Patrick Creek, and Hardscrabble Creek.
The Smith River is one of the crown jewels of the National Wild and Scenic River System, which recognizes and protects rivers across the country.
www.nps.gov /rivers/wsr-smith.html   (758 words)

 Smith River
The Smith River is a popular fishing and floating stream and an important source of irrigation for Meagher County ranchers, some of whom have no regard for other water uses.
MDFWP has said that when the Smith is dewatered to 80 cfs, the trout are reduced to half the numbers of when the river was maintained at 150 cfs.
The Smith River is a 118-mile long river in central Montana, of which a 60-mile stretch between Camp Baker and Eden Bridge can be floated by parties after gaining a permit by lottery drawing.
www.montanariveraction.org /smith.river.html   (1193 words)

 Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park overview
Established in 1929, this 10,000 acre predominately old-growth coast redwood park is bisected by the last major free flowing river in California, the Smith River.
Almost all of the park land is watershed for the Smith River and Mill Creek, a major tributary.
The Smith River and Mill Creek are especially known for the king salmon and steelhead trout runs in the fall and winter.
www.humboldtredwoods.org /jedsmithoverview.htm   (556 words)

 GORP - Smith River National Recreation Area, California
The Smith River is located within the Six Rivers National Forest, and is quite near Redwood National Park.
The 305,337 acre Smith River NRA was created to protect the area's special scenic value, natural diversity, cultural and historical attributes, wilderness, wildlife, fisheries, and the Smith River watershed with its clean waters.
The Smith River NRA is the heart of one of the largest wild and scenic river systems (315 miles) in the United States.
www.gorp.com /gorp/resource/us_nra/ca_smit.htm   (1234 words)

 Wildernet - Smith River National Recreation Area
The emerald-green water of the Smith River sets the tone for much of the area as well as providing a starting point for many of the activities.
The ideal camping season in the Smith River NRA is May to October before the winter rains begin.
As the largest single undammed Wild and Scenic River system in the United States, the Smith River NRA plays a major role in preserving the quality and quantity of fish habitat.
www.wildernet.com /pages/area.cfm?areaID=051504&CU_ID=127   (798 words)

 Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks / Smith River Float
FWP Regional and Area Offices will be processing Smith River applications through the ALS device; please apply in person if you are conveniently located to one of the regional or area offices.
The Camp Baker site is a location for all Smith River floaters and their families to stay overnight prior to beginning their float.  The number and frequency of late night parties, music, and related complaints has reached a point that strict quiet hours will be imposed beginning with the 2004 season.
The Smith River is mainly a rainbow and brown trout fishery.
www.fwp.state.mt.us /parks/smith/default.asp   (2978 words)

 Smith River - Fishing Guide - Montana FWP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Smith River is nationally one of the most well known streams in the U.S., in large part because of the unique experience it offers.
The river begins its 121-mile journey near the town of White Sulphur Springs where the North and South forks of the Smith merge.
Floating on the Smith River between Camp Baker and Eden Bridge is strictly limited.
fwp.state.mt.us /fishing/guide/q_smith_river__1114790474133_0_121.067001342773.aspx   (657 words)

 Smith River
Commercial harvest of salmon in the Smith River was already underway in the 1860s as noted in an account of the 1861 flood, "Near the mouth of the river, a fishery owned by W. Woodbury was washed away together with four hundred barrels of salmon" (Bledsoe 1881).
In the diary of the manager of the Smith River cannery, there is record of the sale of 32,200 pounds (100 barrels) of salmon on February 19, 1894 to the Occident and Orient Commercial Company.
From the 1920s to the 1960s, the Smith River was stocked with fish from other areas including coho, Atlantic salmon, chinook, steelhead, and cutthroat trout.
www.geocities.com /RainForest/3771/307fishe.html   (1207 words)

 Ministry of Environment - Smith River-Fort Halkett Protected Area
Smith Falls/Fort Halkett Park is located at the confluence of Smith River and Liard River, near Kilometer 820 of the Alaska Highway and about 30 km west of Liard Hot Springs Park.
The Smith River Falls parking area has a picnic table and a rustic fire ring.
Access to the river from the day use area is not very good and not worth the short trip on the river.
wlapwww.gov.bc.ca /bcparks/explore/parkpgs/smith_halk.htm   (580 words)

 GORP - Virginia Trout Fishing - Smith River
Not only is the Smith River the Old Dominion's oldest and best tailwater trout fishery, but it can also support the claim of being the best wild brown trout stream east of the Mississippi.
Recognition of the Smith as a haven for big bruiser brown trout came first in the summer of 1974, when the Virginia state record for the species was broken three different times on this tailwater.
When fishing the Smith, the rule of thumb is to cast to the middle of the stream for the freshly stocked trout, but to work the deeper holes along the shore — particularly those shaded by vegetation — for the larger fish.
www.gorp.com /gorp/publishers/countryman/fis_vir3.htm   (1546 words)

 Al's Smith River Guide Service
The Smith River is a tailwater trout stream which draws it's cool temperature from the foot of Phillpott Dam in Bassett Virginia.
The Smith is a wide river which allows for good fly fishing.
The VDGIF stocks the upper and lower reaches of the trout holding waters of the Smith River with rainbows.
home.earthlink.net /~aakitt/smithriverguideservice   (288 words)

 Smith River Junction Outfitter: Virginia Is For Lovers
The Smith River is one of Virginia's hidden outdoor recreation secrets.
It is a peaceful and scenic river among the foothills of Virginia's Blue Ridge.
Smith River Junction allows visitors to the area to experience the magical charm of the Smith River.
www.virginia.org /site/description.asp?AttrID=38881&MGrp=1&MCat=12&MItm=32&Rgn=10000   (138 words)

 Kevsmom Smith River Rafting Information
The Smith River is unique since it is the only river system without any dam in California.
River flows are nearly impossible to predict a week in advance.
This River Is My River, This River Is Your River The song sung to the tune of THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND, THIS LAND IS MY LAND…..
www.kevsmom.com /smithriver   (380 words)

 Six Rivers National Forest - Smith River National Recreation Area Road Analysis
The Smith River National Recreation Area and Gasquet Ranger District, Six Rivers National Forest, have completed a District Roads Analysis (Smith RAP) and Off-Highway Vehicle Strategy.
No decisions will be made during this phase of the process; however, management options are a product of the Smith RAP and OHV Strategy and will be used as a basis for proposed actions in future environmental analysis.
Maps of the Smith RAP and OHV strategy are available for public viewing and printing.
www.fs.fed.us /r5/sixrivers/publications/roads/nra-rap   (284 words)

 Smith River, California (Cities)
The Smith River is one of prized possessions of the California wilderness.
Recreational highlights along the Smith River include fish watching, steelhead and salmon fishing, waterfalls, swimming or snorkeling in deep natural pools of clear and emerald water, tubing and rafting, hiking along backcountry and wilderness trails, and mountain biking.
Smith River is located in Del Norte County north of Crescent City between Crescent City and the Oregon state line along US Highway 101 near Pelican Bay and the Pacific seacoast.
www.ohwy.com /ca/s/smithriv.htm   (162 words)

 Smith River & Vicinity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Smith has a fairly narrow window of opportunity in the spring, and occasionally again in fall, when water levels are high enough for floating.
For those unfamiliar with the area, the likely departure point for adventures in the Smith River area is White Sulphur Springs, a small town lying a short way southwest of the center of the state.
If you come to the bridge over the Smith River, you were understandably distracted and missed the intersection, and need to backtrack about three quarters of a mile.
www.cowboyhvn.com /smith.htm   (1799 words)

 SMITH RIVER HISTORY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Smith River, in Del Norte county, is the northern most of California's major rivers.
The Smith is known as the quickest clearing stream of the coastal rivers.
After major storms, the river is fishable in a couple of days, where as some of the other rivers can take up to 2 weeks.
www.northcoastweb.com /fishing/RIVERS/SMITH/HIST_SMI.HTM   (271 words)

 North Fork of the Smith Wild and Scenic River, Oregon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The North Fork Smith River is a relatively low-gradient river, dropping approximately 1800 feet from an elevation of 2900 feet in its headwaters in the Kalmiopsis Wilderness to 1100 feet at the Oregon/California border.
The North Fork Smith River is influenced by both the moist coastal climate and the dry interior climate.
Note that fording of the North Fork Smith River is necessary to reach Sourdough Camp and may not be possible until early summer.
www.nps.gov /rivers/wsr-smith-north.html   (1135 words)

 Jedediah Smith (DesertUSA)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Jedediah Smith is probably the most famous of all "Mountain Men" -- those fur-clad, grizzled individuals who were first to explore the American West in search of pelts and adventure.
On May 27, 1831, while en route to Santa Fe, Jedediah Smith was surrounded and killed by Comanche Indians at a water hole near the Cimarron River.
The Smith River, including 46 tributaries that are also protected, is the only major undammed river system in California.
www.desertusa.com /mag99/feb/papr/jsmith.html   (896 words)

 Smith River Field Trip (original)
This multimedia journey is intended to simply provide a glimpse of the river and share some of the spectacular outcrops we investigated during our field studies course.
The Smith River, located approximately 75 miles north of College of the Redwoods, is one of California's most spectacular wild and scenic rivers.
This river is undammed from the headwaters to the mouth.
online.redwoods.cc.ca.us /depts/science/earth/smith/smith.htm   (246 words)

 Smith River Vacation Rentals, Hotels, Weather, Map and Attractions
The Smith River is included in the National Wild and Scenic River System, with more than 300 miles of the river designated as wild and scenic.
Kayaking and fishing are two of the most popular sports along the Smith River, but there is also swimming and snorkeling, tubing and rafting, hiking in the backcountry, mountain biking and camping.
Smith River is located inside Del Norte County and other highlights include exploring the spectacular Redwood forests, beachcombing and jet boats and ocean tours.
www.californiavacation.com /regions/Smith-River-California.html   (457 words)

 Support the Smith River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
As anglers and river enthusiasts like you well know, the Smith River on California's north coast may be the finest steelhead stream in the state.
The Smith's clear, cold waters flow through redwood and Douglas fir forests, supporting the state's healthiest wild runs of chinok and coho salmon, steelhead and coastal cutthroat trout.
A partnership between Western Rivers Conservancy, California Trout and the Smith River Alliance has already succeeded in getting $2.1 million in Federal Appropriations to make the first purchase in the Goose Creek watershed and incorporate it into the existing Smith River NRA.
www.caltrout.org /specialprojects/smith-eflyer-final.html   (402 words)

 Things to do at the Smith River, Middlefork Ranch, Gasquet, California
The Smith River National Recreation Area's 300,000 acres encompass the largest undammed wild and scenic river watershed in the United States.
Within the Smith River watershed are around 115 miles of streams available to anglers seeking quiet and solitude while fishing for native trout.
The six lakes in the Smith River National Recreation Area are stocked with trout by the California Department of Fish and Game.
www.smithriverretreat.com /activities.html   (348 words)

 Virginia Tech researchers to release findings on Smith River Project
The dam and river are located in the mountains northwest of Martinsville, which is near the Virginia-North Carolina line.
The river is home to a wild population of brown trout.
The Smith River Research Project principal investigators are Virginia Tech fisheries professors, Don Orth, Tammy Newcomb, Andy Dolloff, civil and environmental engineering professor Panayiotis Diplas, and project coordinator Colin Krause.
www.eurekalert.org /pub_releases/2004-08/vt-vtr083104.php   (314 words)

 GORP - Virginia's Top Five Trout Streams - Smith River
The Smith River is a 20-mile tailwater below Philpott Lake, known across the nation for its trophy brown trout fishing in its wide waters.
But the Smith doesn't hold the monster browns it once did (can you believe 15-pound browns in Virginia?) and this isn't a wilderness stream since much of it flows past urban areas.
But the Smith River still holds a healthy wild eproducing brown trout population with many reaching the 10-pound mark.
gorp.away.com /gorp/activity/fishing/features/virgin3.htm   (832 words)

 Smith River
In order to float the Smith river, without a guide, The Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks holds a drawing every year on the 15th of February.
Choosing the right time of year to float the river is the key to a great time.
The river does see a Salmon Fly hatch in the spring, but the water is high and muddy and the fishing can be poor.
www.worleybuggerflyco.com /montanaflyfish/smith_river.htm   (512 words)

 Smith River Fishing
The Smith River from Philpott Dam downstream to Martinsville provides some of the best trout fishing in Virginia.
This river is stocked with catchable sized rainbow trout from October-May, and also supports a wild population of brown trout.
The water in the Smith River may rise suddenly due to power generation at the Philpott Powerhouse.
www.saw.usace.army.mil /philpott/smith_river_fishing.htm   (608 words)

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