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The water in a tailrace.
- ‘A few changes in stocking and fishing regulations will help increase the average size of rainbow trout and maintain trophy brown trout in the Beaver tailwater, which were goals identified during the public input workshops.’
- ‘If the tailwater is fairly constant, you can set a fixed tailwater elevation for each pond.’
- ‘Instead, West Virginia argued that the boundaries of the projects should be extended to permit fishing in the tailwater below the powerhouse.’
- ‘While a lower section of the river might be covered with ice, the tailwater remains fishable all year.’
- ‘From 9pm, on January 2, to 9am, on January 4, the headwater at Boulters had risen ten inches, and the tailwater by 17 ins - this represented the peak at Boulters.’
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