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Forum: Trips (Official) 07-11-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By KenM
Red face The "Aroma" of the Mahoning still lingers

Mike and Jessica,

Thanks for arranging this paddle. K & C enjoyed ourselves. I am still re-living my swim in the river. I hung my still damp clothes up in the bathroom to dry and this morning...
Forum: Trips (Official) 06-26-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By KenM
A hot and Breezy day ?

It looks to be a hot (89 deg) day and possibly breezy afternoon?? Hard to guess about the wind but with it being so warm it might feel good? We will try to stay along the shore (in the shade) as...
Forum: Trips (Official) 06-20-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By KenM
Deer Creek Reservoir Sunday June 27, 2021 1:00pm

Deer Creek Reservoir (north of Alliance, Oh)
Trip Leaders: Ken & Cheryl
When: Sunday June 27, 2021
Launch time : 1:00 pm
Launch site: StarkParks boat ramp
Address: 14514 Price Street NE, ...
Forum: Local Waters 06-12-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By KenM
Poison Ivy is worst now too.

I had heard years ago that poison ivy grew better with more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and I expected that was why we see such a proliferation of it these days.

I recently stumbled upon an...
Forum: Trips (Official) 05-24-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By KenM
Nice to see folks again!

Wow! What a turnout. I hope somebody managed to get a headcount. It sure was nice to see and talk to so many members again. It's been nearly a year since K & C have been in circulation. It was a...
Forum: Trips (Official) 05-18-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,768
Posted By KenM
"Facilities"

Does the park have "facilities"? Or do we need to bring our own bucket?
Forum: Trips (Official) 05-17-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,768
Posted By KenM
K & c

Ken and Cheryl will attend.

Bringing baked beans.
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 03-07-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 782
Posted By KenM
Just Sayin'

It won't be long....
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Cowan Lake Aug 2016
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 03-07-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 829
Posted By KenM
Smile Club Dues & Waiver 2021

1] 2021 Membership Dues are due. Form is under "About Us" Is the address still good?

2] A lot of members have traditionally paid up at the Xmas party. We also signed a waiver at that time. ...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 02-24-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,366
Posted By KenM
Ohio Boat Registration due?

Just sayin'

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Forum: Local Waters 01-30-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,549
Posted By KenM
Does the Trumbull Park system have a place for...

Does the Trumbull Park system have a place for public comments? Please post if/when they do.
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The only disadvantage to removal would be that we would lose a place to paddle "up and...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 01-11-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,905
Posted By KenM
Little Beaver Story 1-10-21

Cheryl and I went for a walk at Little Beaver State Park Sunday afternoon. The creek looked good and there was a small car with j-hooks parked near the creek . I expect someone was paddling. Just...
Forum: Local Waters 01-10-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,945
Posted By KenM
Ken and Cheryl 2020 review

The most remarkable 2020 paddling story for Ken and Cheryl was how little we paddled this season. The virus kept us from travelling as freely as we are accustomed too. We stayed a lot closer to...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 11-26-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,006
Posted By KenM
It all depends...

This is a complicated question with a multitude of choices.

Are you asking for a two hour walk or an overnight trip?

If just a short 2-5 mile hike, a nice daybag can easily carry a quart of...
Forum: Trips (Official) 10-29-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,243
Posted By KenM
a pattern?

I think I detect a pattern of discrimination with these paddles...

It's always Torry!

How come the CATS never get to go paddle?
Forum: Trips (Official) 09-21-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,441
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: 3,296
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: 5,972
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: 4,441
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: 5,972
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: 5,972
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: 9,449
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: 11,430
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: 5,643
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: 5,362
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. ...
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