Re: "Tail Waters;" what is it?
As Brookfield and Ard stated always called the water below dams "tail waters".But also called places where streams entered rivers and rivers entered bays tail waters as well.
Some people call it the mouth of the stream or river but many times its refered to as the tail water.
Just spoke to a friend recently about the Shad run in the Delaware River and he spoke of good fishing at the tail water of Brodhead Creek ( where the Brodhead enters the Delaware). Not sure if its correct but have heard it used in this way many times.
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