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Forum: Trips (Official) 09-21-2020, 07:47 PM
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Posted By KenM
Well ?

Did any one miss the takeout and end up in Franklin ??
Forum: Trips (Official) 09-17-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By KenM
veggy pie irons

Someone should bring some mixed veggies with lots of broccoli and make pie irons for Mike! Yummie!
Forum: Trips (Official) 09-14-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By KenM
Nice Paddle

The line of showers moved through the area early Sunday morning followed by gray clouds. But by the time we left home at 12:30p there were already patches of blue sky breaking out. By 1:00p it was...
Forum: Trips (Official) 09-13-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By KenM
fresh eggs

We have 16 chickens at our house...

Chickens are very social creatures. They will probably enjoy a nice camping trip AND those will be some VERY fresh eggs! You must have a portable nest box? I...
Forum: Trips (Official) 09-11-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By KenM
lightning rods

A couple of years ago, on a Tionesta overnight trip, we got a spell with some thunder-boomers & lightning. The group ganged up against some overhanging trees. When Cheryl and I came in close...
Forum: Trips (Official) 09-11-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By KenM
dealing with rain

Hey Stan,

As of Friday 7:30pm it doesn't look too good for Sunday... But... You still have time to rig up an electric bilge pump. Or a beach umbrella.

Hopefully the timing of any rain will...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 07-24-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,111
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: 2,981
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: 1,405
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: 1,219
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: 1,443
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: 1,443
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: 1,443
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: 1,931
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: 3,437
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: 1,057
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: 776
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: 1,062
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: 1,062
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: 1,546
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: 2,227
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: 2,227
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: 1,309
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: 6,948
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: 1,544
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...
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