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Forum: Trips (Official) 06-26-2022, 09:01 PM
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Posted By JPTolson
Trip Report

Many thanks to Mike Danko for leading a group of 15 paddlers in 13 kayaks and two canoes down five miles of the Mahoning from B&O Station to the new access point in Struthers. Originally scheduled to...
Forum: Trips (Official) 06-25-2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By JPTolson
Planning to be there

A trip to Iowa that I had planned for 6/23-6/27 was postponed. So I plan to attend the Mahoning River Y-town run on Sunday.

JP
Forum: Trips (Official) 06-13-2022, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By JPTolson
Lifetime firsts!

One of the interesting aspects of giving canoe rides at Riverfest is that most of those who are lifetime Youngstown-area residents had never before been on the Mahoning River. Most are surprised at...
Forum: Trips (Official) 06-12-2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By JPTolson
Go Minnie!

Giving canoe and kayak rides to the public at Riverfest always produces its share of surprises and unusual situations. Today I had the honor and privilege of paddling Minnie Wolfe up past the West...
Forum: Trips (Official) 06-11-2022, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By JPTolson
Iíll be there also, rain or shine.

Iíll be there also, rain or shine.
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 06-01-2022, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By JPTolson
Western PA Solo Canoe Rendezvous

Just a reminder that the annual Western Pennsylvania Solo Canoe Rendezvous (http://wpascr.org) is this weekend, June 3-5, at Cooper's Lake Campground near Slippery Rock, PA
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 06-01-2022, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By JPTolson
I donít know the gage level for paddling zero on...

I donít know the gage level for paddling zero on this section, but I believe Shenango River Watchers (SRW) arranges for releases from Lake Pymatuning to ensure that there is plenty of water for the...
Forum: Paddling Videos 05-16-2022, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By JPTolson
Canoe Tricks!

Maybe we can try some of these at the club picnic :1::1::1:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=wM_evTO_BRc
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 05-15-2022, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By JPTolson
Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Trips (Official) 05-14-2022, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By JPTolson
Trip Update

From Tom Smith, one of the trip leaders, as of Saturday morning:

ďUpdate:

Weather forecast has improved! We are a go for the paddle tomorrow. Some of us will be there early to help unload....
Forum: Trips (Official) 05-11-2022, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By JPTolson
Mahoning and Beaver Rivers, May 15th

Tom Smith, one of the leaders for the trip on the Mahoning and Beaver Rivers, asked me to post the following:


We're going to do a scouting trip (check for strainers and whatnot) Thursday May...
Forum: Trips (Official) 05-01-2022, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By JPTolson
Good Call

Judging from the radar over the last couple of hours, looks like canceling was a good call.
Forum: Local Waters 04-25-2022, 07:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 471
Posted By JPTolson
Rescue on the Cuyahoga in Kent

Nice work by the child's mother, a kayaker and Kent rescue personnel. Many of us know exactly where the island that the mother and child landed is located.

Here is the article....
Forum: Trips (Official) 04-23-2022, 03:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,639
Posted By JPTolson
I plan to be there.

I plan to be there.
Forum: Trips (Official) 04-03-2022, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By JPTolson
Another Great Day on the River!

Many thanks to Mike Danko for leading a wonderful trip down the hard-to-catch Conneaut Creek in the far northeast corner of Ashtabula County! What a beautiful and fun run it is and what a great way...
Forum: Trips (Official) 04-02-2022, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By JPTolson
I'm planning to attend. Have to take this...

I'm planning to attend. Have to take this opportunity when we can.
Forum: Trips (Unofficial) 03-30-2022, 06:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,557
Posted By JPTolson
Just a guess...

Thanks for the very interesting race report, Jim. Lots of good observations and lessons learned. You are to be commended for shaking off the spill, regrouping, and finishing the race...not easy to do...
Forum: Trips (Unofficial) 03-28-2022, 07:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,557
Posted By JPTolson
Good Report

Mike,
Thanks for the race report. Really sorry about your vehicle needing a tow right before the race. Without question you did the right thing to help fellow paddlers who flipped despite it costing...
Forum: Trips (Unofficial) 03-26-2022, 02:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,557
Posted By JPTolson
Chili Chilly Run Training

The clubís annual chili chilly run often prepares us for paddling in weather like today! Hope our folks did well in the Red Moshannon Race. Canít wait to hear about it.
Forum: Trips (Official) 03-19-2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,073
Posted By JPTolson
Ice Breaker

Planning to be there. Please make the wind subside at bit!:23:
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 02-25-2022, 09:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 878
Posted By JPTolson
Pinning/Drowning in North Carolina

Very sad and tragic pinning incident on the Oconaluftee River in North Carolina earlier this week in which a young woman paddler from Cleveland Heights, OH, lost her life:

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Forum: General Paddling Discussion 02-13-2022, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By JPTolson
ACA Classes

Here is a link to American Canoe Association courses and course content. This could help generate ideas for what to include in the proposed safety class.

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Forum: General Paddling Discussion 02-10-2022, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By JPTolson
Boat-over-boat recovery

Since the training will be on a lake it would seem like a good opportunity to practice boat-over-boat recovery for both canoe and kayak and paddler re-entry in open water over oneís head. Kayakers...
Forum: Off Topic 01-26-2022, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,342
Posted By JPTolson
X-Country Skiing

Not sure how many in the club ski cross country, but conditions are really good. I was over at the golf courses in Mill Creek Park today and skiers shared both courses with just a handful of others....
Forum: Local Waters 01-03-2022, 04:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,395
Posted By JPTolson
Progress on Mahoning River Dam Removal

From the January 3, 2022 edition of the Vindicator:https://www.vindy.com/news/local-news/2022/01/flowing-into-a-new-year/
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