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Forum: Trips (Official) 11-15-2022, 08:16 AM
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Posted By KenM
Sunday Nov 20

High 28, Low 16

Another great opportunity to get out and paddle!

:biggrin:

---kenm
Forum: Trips (Official) 10-09-2022, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By KenM
K & C will be there

Getting the boats in the van.
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 09-09-2022, 07:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 404
Posted By KenM
Portage River - New Water Trail

I happened to see announcement that the Portage River has been designated the 17th Water Trail in Ohio.

This river runs near Oak Harbor and into Lake Erie at Port Clinton.
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Forum: Trips (Official) 09-07-2022, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,109
Posted By KenM
breakfast

I can almost smell the tofu bacon and the egg substitute. KenM
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 08-05-2022, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 763
Posted By KenM
toxic advice

from Ken's list of solutions: Depending on what it was removing old adhesives can be easy...or NOT! What ever you try, rub a tiny drop on a cloth somewhere on the plastic. If it turns green not...
Forum: Trips (Official) 08-02-2022, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,119
Posted By KenM
comments...

Just sayin'... The last time we paddled in the lagoons with TCT it was breezy. The solo canoes were struggling to go forward and getting blown all over.

There just happened to be a Lake Erie...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 08-01-2022, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 704
Posted By KenM
You know you had a good time when...

You know you had a good time when you get home from a weekend of paddling... And you have to repair TWO boats!

Our ABS kayaks are tough but somewhat flexible. With all that flexing that was...
Forum: Trips (Official) 08-01-2022, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,190
Posted By KenM
Shenango Gage

The River gage was at 4.75 ft and 108 cfs for this trip. Trip length was 9.2 miles.

Most folks don't know that this is as low as it gets because the dam is required to release a specified amount...
Forum: Trips (Official) 07-28-2022, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,130
Posted By KenM
Oh Boy - food and music

This will be great... Fresh caught Walleye cooked on a fire AND campfire songs with a Baritone accompaniment. The neighbors will love it.

---KenM
Forum: Trips (Official) 07-28-2022, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,130
Posted By KenM
"camping"

fwiw... K & C will be at group camp sometime late afternoon Friday. We have a high top camper van so will "camp" where ever we find a parking spot along the drive. Anyone else camping Friday?
Forum: Trips (Official) 07-18-2022, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,015
Posted By KenM
hummm less loading

I will have to discuss this with Cheryl ........

Ha Ha Ha!!

ps... and don't forget: The bottom of our new cradles are about 8'-6". I think I'll be getting practice on my new loading...
Forum: Trips (Official) 07-17-2022, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,015
Posted By KenM
Whoa's me

Friday at camp...
Unload Boats to paddle
Saturday morning...
Load Boats & go to Espyville launch, Unload for class then Re-load
Sat evening Unload to paddle then Re-load
Sunday...
Unload at...
Forum: Trips (Official) 07-12-2022, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,130
Posted By KenM
K & C RSVP 2 kayaks

Sign up Ken and Cheryl for the kayak class.

We have had some safety classes in past years but it's been a while now. A refresher class would not hurt. If there ends up being many paddlers that...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 07-11-2022, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 868
Posted By KenM
You can't buy Happiness...

A bit of inspiration...

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Forum: Trips (Official) 07-07-2022, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,166
Posted By KenM
RSVP =Yes

Ken and Cheryl
Forum: Trips (Official) 06-25-2022, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,266
Posted By KenM
Weather?

Ytown Sunday weather:
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. High near 86. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 05-28-2022, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,094
Posted By KenM
staying cool

Hey Stan,

How are you going to stay cool if you're not sitting in a pool of cold water?

---KenM
Forum: Trips (Official) 05-27-2022, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,484
Posted By KenM
I always wanted to do the lower part of the...

I always wanted to do the lower part of the Tionesta. Looks like they had some rain as the gage is on the way up. Hope it doesn't drop too fast.

Unfortunately this is a 3 hour drive for us so...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 05-20-2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,285
Posted By KenM
Link to Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=joqcMu3wiQA
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 05-20-2022, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,285
Posted By KenM
More info Please

I too would like a bit of preliminary info about this trip. Is going thru a lock the main (scary?) event? Why the 75 ft rope? --KenM
Forum: Trips (Official) 05-18-2022, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,982
Posted By KenM
What a Take-out !

Cheryl and I had a good time and enjoyed this new (to us) section. I have to say though that the most memorable part was the take-out. I've seen some really bad put-ins, and I've seen some really...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 05-14-2022, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,083
Posted By KenM
How many tires fit in a canoe?

More than I thought.....

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Forum: Trips (Unofficial) 03-26-2022, 10:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,608
Posted By KenM
A missed opportunity

I'm sitting here Sat 11:45 am. Watching it snow. 33 deg. Getting some things together for a camping/hiking trip to far southern Ohio. Hard to get motivated.

What I'm thinking is what a great...
Forum: Trips (Official) 03-26-2022, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,346
Posted By KenM
Trout day on the Tionesta

I did the overnight on the Tionesta twice on the first day. I expected we would have a contest to see who collected the most lures.

I did not think it was bad at all. Just a few areas around...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 02-07-2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,479
Posted By KenM
Red face Whitewater Ducks

On Sunday K & C took a two hour walk along Mill Creek in the MetroPark. Actually, we used snowshoes as the loosely packed trails were rough and uneven. The creek was flowing pretty fast with lots...
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