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Old 04-27-2013, 06:53 PM   #1
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Talking Mahoning River

Since I was unable to join anyone on a side trip due to have things to do in the am and early pm. I went to the Mahoning with the canoe , rope, hand saw and a come-a-long.
In the section from Foster to Swift I knew of three major jams. Well they are no more a problem. Even the jam by the golf course is now open about half the width of the river.
In my time of cutting and pulling logs I had 9 kayaks pass me and thank me for cleaning the water way. I got to meet Dustin our web master and see and old friend from high school.
The one that tickled me to death was a couple from Mentor Ohio came down to paddle the Mahoning water trail from Rotary Park to Canoe city. They had the map the we been passing out to all the other park district in Northeast Ohio and thought it would be different. They said they are really impressed and loved having the Mile Marks on the water.

I think we are heading in the right direction with the river and I mean both section the Trumbull and Mahoning.

I plan on going from foster to rotary before the club and seeing what I can clean up by myself so we can get the water trail 100% passable for 2013.

Mike Danko
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Mike, I'm sure I speak for all members when I say THANKS for all the effort and hard work you perform in keeping the Mahoning River open for everyone who enjoys paddling.
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It was good to meet you mike. Thanks for you help keeping the waterways clear. Here are my photos from the trip. http://www.trumbullcanoetrails.org/f...hp?albumid=153
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Old 05-01-2013, 01:34 AM   #4
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Mike, be safe on these things. You should really have someone with you when you do these clearings.
And besides, if something happens to you I might have to do the newsletter and membership or something!!!
Seriously,try to get help.
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Old 05-02-2013, 04:20 PM   #5
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I know you are right ed, that's one reason when it is just me I don't use a chainsaw just hand saw and come a long that make sit easier.

Thanks again and I am really looking forward to French Creek as the old canoe will get the call Sunday.
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