A characteristic of moving water that indicates where brown trout are likely to be found. Riffles are comprised of fast, shallow water running over gravel or small racks that are often found where the water widens.
shallow areas in a stream where water flows swiftly over gravel and rock
Areas of a stream or river characterized by a rocky substrate and turbulent, fast-moving, shallow water.
Light, shallow rapids found in Class I whitewater.
steeper portions of stream channels, typically where water flows quickly and shallow
Light rapids where water flows across a shallow section of river.
Shallow, turbulent, swifty flowing stretches of water that flow over partially or totally submerged rocks. This is where you can here the sound of the water moving