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Forum: General Paddling Discussion 07-24-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By KenM
bumping rocks

On the weekend of 5-1-14 we did a 29 mile overnight starting at Harpersfield Bridge. Gage was 1.76 to 1.72 ft.

We had rented canoes and camping gear so canoes were loaded. We walked beside boats...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 06-12-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,412
Posted By KenM
first thoughts...

No buffet. Bring your own food. (takes the fun out of it...Groan)

I don't see a problem with a grill.

Some sort of --handy-- hand wash station would be good. There are some
fairly cheap...
Forum: Trips (Unofficial) 05-28-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By KenM
Livery Services

The liveries are working now but with different shuttle arrangements. Basically they will only haul drivers on the bus/van and not a whole group of customers. And only half of the bus capacity to...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 05-24-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 681
Posted By KenM
Salt Fork Lake 5-23-20

Greetings,

Cheryl and I took the kayaks down to Salt Fork Lake Saturday, We occasionally paddle on the far north-east corner of the lake where Sugarcreek Fork and Clear Creek come into the lake. ...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 05-07-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 882
Posted By KenM
Chickens !

Well, I couldn't stand it anymore... I gave myself a haircut. And not too bad if I do say so myself. I elected NOT to use a razor to shave around my ears. Not too different from my basic summer...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 04-24-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 882
Posted By KenM
"Or we could have a contest..." John, ...

"Or we could have a contest..."

John, There will be no contest ... Stan's gonna win !

--Ken
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 04-22-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 882
Posted By KenM
An offer for club members

Guys (or Gals) Need a haircut?

It is increasingly apparent that I am overdue for a haircut. As a service to club members (guys or gals) I will make an offer...

I have a 12v to 120vac power...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 04-08-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,327
Posted By KenM
Those darn eagle "kids"

K & C took kayaks to east end of Magodore Res Monday afternoon for a couple hours of paddling. Warm, sunny, almost no air moving. The spatterdock (water lilies) are just coming up above the water so...
Forum: Off Topic 04-04-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,649
Posted By KenM
A disguise ?

Are you planning on wearing that out in your boat so the walleye won't recognize you?
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 03-29-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 641
Posted By KenM
Walborn Res. video

Over the years K & C have come across paddlers that say they "don't do" flatwater paddling. While we've had some phenomenal river excursions we have also have great experiences, memories while...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 03-24-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 471
Posted By KenM
Paddle Sports buyout

This is news from Dec 2020 but I just came across it.
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Quebec’s Pelican International Inc. has acquired the assets of Confluence...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 03-17-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By KenM
Happy St. Patrick's Day

The End of the Rainbow

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--Ken & Cheryl
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 03-16-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By KenM
Hand Sanitizer for Paddlers

Crazy times! Be careful.

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Forum: Paddling Videos 03-01-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,112
Posted By KenM
Spectacular, but...

No log jams! No strainers! No treacherous, slippery mud banks and moss covered rocks!

That crew needs to come to Ohio to paddle....
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 02-25-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,684
Posted By KenM
whoooooooaa....

Texas Canoe Safari...260 miles... 4 days and 4 hours.

“They don’t call the Texas Water Safari The World’s Toughest Canoe Race’ for nothing. In addition to the length, the challenges include...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 02-24-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,684
Posted By KenM
Grand River water levels

Greetings,

There is only one gage. It is located in Painesville at River Mile 8.7 near where SR 84 crosses over the river. [ Google for... USGS 04212100 ] The Grand runs for 102 miles so that...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 02-11-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 948
Posted By KenM
schedule is not out yet

2020 schedule is not out yet.

The planning meeting for 2020 is Feb 23 at Sunrise Inn in Warren Oh. Noon-ish.

Per the February e-mail newsletter.

I'd expect a notice on this forum when it...
Forum: Local Waters 01-19-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,603
Posted By KenM
Mill Creek Haiku

Mill Creek Haiku (in honor of J. P. Tolson)

Secluded spot, Secret launch,
Canoe touches cold water,
Small ripples.

Paddle cleaves water,
Pushing against smooth current,
Birds take flight.
Forum: Trips (Official) 01-13-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,080
Posted By KenM
a good time

Cheryl and I had a good time. It was nice to visit with some paddling folks we haven't seen for a while. Thanks to Mike for arranging, and JP, Jody, Mark, Sue for the gift drawing. And of course...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 01-13-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 888
Posted By KenM
Waterways for Ohio Paddle Pins

I was asked at the Xmas party about ODNR's list of waterways for the Paddle Pin Program. There is a "Map" page that shows current locations (with pdf links) but no way to print it. Below is a pdf...
Forum: Local Waters 01-08-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,603
Posted By KenM
I knew it!

Mike,

I suspect that was before you belonged to Trumbull Canoe? If you tried it again you could bargain for a club discount!

John, What did I tell you.

Jimbo, When the time comes, post a...
Forum: Local Waters 01-07-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,603
Posted By KenM
I never saw any rules...Officer

Well, I for one, am going to pretend I never saw the Park Rules.

I scanned thru that document and a few things jumped out at me...

1) No unsightly crafts! Wow. That could eliminate a few...
Forum: Local Waters 01-07-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,603
Posted By KenM
Just Go For It !

I've hiked the trails from Ford Center to Lanternman Mill many times. I don't ever recall any signs that said "No Paddling" (althought that might be in the fine print somewhere).

I would contend...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 01-03-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 888
Posted By KenM
20 River Paddle Pin - Ken & Cheryl

ODNR Paddle Pins

For those of you that are not familiar, "Paddle Ohio" (Div. of Parks and Watercraft) has a program where each year you can paddle any four different eligible waterways, send in...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 01-03-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By KenM
K & c 2019

Ken and Cheryl Year in review 2019

Looking back over my 2019 paddle records was a bit disheartening. Since that first year in 2011 (when we didn't yet know where all to paddle) this was the...
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