slack water


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a stretch of water without current or movement

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the occurrence of relatively still water at the turn of the (low) tide

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Major bend holes also gather fish that usually feed in slack water areas nearby.
After slack water, the tidal flow direction changed to southwest and the biochemical parameters (POC, PON, and chlorophyll-a) returned to their initial values with increasing salinity.
LITTLE ROCK PORT AUTHORITY, adjacent to 1-440, connecting to 1-30 and 1-40 on the 448-mile McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (from the Mississippi River northwest to 15 miles east of Tulsa), this unique intermodal transportation center features a 2,550-acre industrial park, two full-service river terminals, its own switching railroad, a slack water harbor, and is designated as a U.
Natural flows will be restored to 50 miles of the Klamath that are now slack water behind the four dams, and the quality of water in the 190 miles of river below the dams will be improved.
I would suggest keeping any for slack water when there is a chance of a big ling.
Engineers had just two hours of slack water to lower each section into the trench created by a suction dredger.
He said: "It may be possible that they swam over at low tide or slack water.
This collection of delightful tales is divided into three sections, the titles telling tales of their own before the reader even opens to the first page: Roaring Water, Slack Water, and Rising Sea Level suggest, quite aptly, the tone of each section.
During slack water, he'll look for bass chilling in shallow grass and flooded tops.
Pegged at 185 on the golf course section, he took advantage of some slack water in front of him to pick up his fish on feeder and worm.
Predicted times of slack water and the predicted times and speeds of maximum current (flood and ebb) for each day of the year at numerous stations are available in volumes in Tidal Current Tables on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of North America and Asia.
Glyn says that in the mid-afternoon, over slack water, something hit his bait like a rocket and put up a good fight all the way to the surface.
Sutton Coldfield angler Barry Finch lost a huge, unseen fish early on in the session but put that right when the personal best barbel took a liking to his 11mm SonuBait Halihooker pellet presented in an area of slack water close to the far bank on a size 14 hook and 8lb line.
In all these locations diving has to take near the coast or at slack water due to the strong tide runs that occur away from the coast.
Skipper Graham told me the best of the catches were from the hard ground at slack water, with rag, lug, mussel and white shads all working well.