bozemankayaker

Lower Watauga River Cleanup

bozemankayaker wrote 20 hours ago:


We have extra canoes for this if anyone wants one just let me or Ruben Creek know.Trout Unlimited’s Overmountain Chapter is conducting the third annual Bill Beazell Memorial Cleanup on March 25, 2017 from 9:00 am to noon.

The cleanup is in association with the 1st Annual Tailwater Roundup, an effort by local conservation organizations and fishing-industry participants to improve visitors’ enjoyment and stewardship of our local rivers.

Interested participants can meet at:

For Bank Cleanup: 9:00AM Watauga River Bluffs State Natural Area (3511 Steam Plant Rd, Watauga, TN).

For River Float Cleanup: 9:00AM Ingles Parking Lot, 768 W Elk Ave, Elizabethton, TN 37643

Gloves, bags and tools will be provided.  Please bring waders or other clothes you don’t mind getting wet.

All participants at the Watauga River Bluffs will eligible for participation prizes, including an Orvis sling pack, Orvis Brodin net, OMTU fly boxes, and gift certificates to local restaurants.  You must be present to win.

Then, at 4:00 pm, all cleanup participants from the Tailwater Roundup can meet at the Weir Dam Parking on the South Holston River where they will be treated to food and drinks.  An additional participation raffle will be held for all participants but attendance is not required to win. It should be a great day!

And please wear your APE’s T-shirt!

Deb – ldcakes@hotmail.com



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Lower Watauga River Cleanup

james wrote 20 hours ago:


We have extra canoes for this if anyone wants one just let me or Ruben Creek know.Trout Unlimited’s Overmountain Chapter is conducting the third annual Bill Beazell Memorial Cleanup on March 25, 2017 from 9:00 am to noon.

The cleanup is in association with the 1st Annual Tailwater Roundup, an effort by local conservation organizations and fishing-industry participants to improve visitors’ enjoyment and stewardship of our local rivers.

Interested participants can meet at:

For Bank Cleanup: 9:00AM Watauga River Bluffs State Natural Area (3511 Steam Plant Rd, Watauga, TN).

For River Float Cleanup: 9:00AM Ingles Parking Lot, 768 W Elk Ave, Elizabethton, TN 37643

Gloves, bags and tools will be provided.  Please bring waders or other clothes you don’t mind getting wet.

All participants at the Watauga River Bluffs will eligible for participation prizes, including an Orvis sling pack, Orvis Brodin net, OMTU fly boxes, and gift certificates to local restaurants.  You must be present to win.

Then, at 4:00 pm, all cleanup participants from the Tailwater Roundup can meet at the Weir Dam Parking on the South Holston River where they will be treated to food and drinks.  An additional participation raffle will be held for all participants but attendance is not required to win. It should be a great day!

And please wear your APE’s T-shirt!

Deb – ldcakes@hotmail.com



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tommygunn

Lower Watauga River Cleanup

tommygunn wrote 20 hours ago:


We have extra canoes for this if anyone wants one just let me or Ruben Creek know.Trout Unlimited’s Overmountain Chapter is conducting the third annual Bill Beazell Memorial Cleanup on March 25, 2017 from 9:00 am to noon.

The cleanup is in association with the 1st Annual Tailwater Roundup, an effort by local conservation organizations and fishing-industry participants to improve visitors’ enjoyment and stewardship of our local rivers.

Interested participants can meet at:

For Bank Cleanup: 9:00AM Watauga River Bluffs State Natural Area (3511 Steam Plant Rd, Watauga, TN).

For River Float Cleanup: 9:00AM Ingles Parking Lot, 768 W Elk Ave, Elizabethton, TN 37643

Gloves, bags and tools will be provided.  Please bring waders or other clothes you don’t mind getting wet.

All participants at the Watauga River Bluffs will eligible for participation prizes, including an Orvis sling pack, Orvis Brodin net, OMTU fly boxes, and gift certificates to local restaurants.  You must be present to win.

Then, at 4:00 pm, all cleanup participants from the Tailwater Roundup can meet at the Weir Dam Parking on the South Holston River where they will be treated to food and drinks.  An additional participation raffle will be held for all participants but attendance is not required to win. It should be a great day!

And please wear your APE’s T-shirt!

Deb – ldcakes@hotmail.com



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james

Lower Watauga River Cleanup

james wrote 20 hours ago:


We have extra canoes for this if anyone wants one just let me or Ruben Creek know.Trout Unlimited’s Overmountain Chapter is conducting the third annual Bill Beazell Memorial Cleanup on March 25, 2017 from 9:00 am to noon.

The cleanup is in association with the 1st Annual Tailwater Roundup, an effort by local conservation organizations and fishing-industry participants to improve visitors’ enjoyment and stewardship of our local rivers.

Interested participants can meet at:

For Bank Cleanup: 9:00AM Watauga River Bluffs State Natural Area (3511 Steam Plant Rd, Watauga, TN).

For River Float Cleanup: 9:00AM Ingles Parking Lot, 768 W Elk Ave, Elizabethton, TN 37643

Gloves, bags and tools will be provided.  Please bring waders or other clothes you don’t mind getting wet.

All participants at the Watauga River Bluffs will eligible for participation prizes, including an Orvis sling pack, Orvis Brodin net, OMTU fly boxes, and gift certificates to local restaurants.  You must be present to win.

Then, at 4:00 pm, all cleanup participants from the Tailwater Roundup can meet at the Weir Dam Parking on the South Holston River where they will be treated to food and drinks.  An additional participation raffle will be held for all participants but attendance is not required to win. It should be a great day!

And please wear your APE’s T-shirt!

Deb – ldcakes@hotmail.com



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natefry

Lower Watauga River Cleanup

natefry wrote 20 hours ago:


We have extra canoes for this if anyone wants one just let me or Ruben Creek know.Trout Unlimited’s Overmountain Chapter is conducting the third annual Bill Beazell Memorial Cleanup on March 25, 2017 from 9:00 am to noon.

The cleanup is in association with the 1st Annual Tailwater Roundup, an effort by local conservation organizations and fishing-industry participants to improve visitors’ enjoyment and stewardship of our local rivers.

Interested participants can meet at:

For Bank Cleanup: 9:00AM Watauga River Bluffs State Natural Area (3511 Steam Plant Rd, Watauga, TN).

For River Float Cleanup: 9:00AM Ingles Parking Lot, 768 W Elk Ave, Elizabethton, TN 37643

Gloves, bags and tools will be provided.  Please bring waders or other clothes you don’t mind getting wet.

All participants at the Watauga River Bluffs will eligible for participation prizes, including an Orvis sling pack, Orvis Brodin net, OMTU fly boxes, and gift certificates to local restaurants.  You must be present to win.

Then, at 4:00 pm, all cleanup participants from the Tailwater Roundup can meet at the Weir Dam Parking on the South Holston River where they will be treated to food and drinks.  An additional participation raffle will be held for all participants but attendance is not required to win. It should be a great day!

And please wear your APE’s T-shirt!

Deb – ldcakes@hotmail.com



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Update-2nd HTTD of the Season is this Wednesday

natefry wrote 285 days ago:


It has been a great spring with good flows and great weather. Area boaters have been out daily hitting up all of the creeks, rivers, and play spots that the INW has to offer. A warm April has melted off most of our snow pack but we still have water in the Spokane River and there is another fun HTTD this week. According to Avista flows should stay around the current 2700-3100CFS range for the next week or so. The warm water coming out of the lake and these flows will make for a great event at Sullivan Hole!
• This Wednesday June 15th, event will start around 6 pm.
• Meet at the Mission Road Trail Head Parking area for paper work at 5:30 pm, and then we will move up stream to Sullivan Hole for the Pre-Event Briefing.
• Event will be a multi skill event to include a short slalom style course in the Sullivan Hole Rapid, show off your best tricks in a freestyle session at Sullivan Hole, and if time allows a quick throw bag comp to see who has been practicing their rescue skills this spring.
• All you need is your gear and a throw bag if you have one.
• Come out even if you are not interested in racing. It will be fun to watch and there is always a need for safety kayakers.
• Also bring friends and/or family to enjoy the comp as this location is right next to the Centennial Trail and has a good shoreline for viewing the event.
• After wards we will finish up in the parking lot with some laughs and swag. The new parking area has a great spot with grass and picnic tables for hanging out.
Cheers



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Update-2nd HTTD of the Season is this Wednesday

tommygunn wrote 285 days ago:


It has been a great spring with good flows and great weather. Area boaters have been out daily hitting up all of the creeks, rivers, and play spots that the INW has to offer. A warm April has melted off most of our snow pack but we still have water in the Spokane River and there is another fun HTTD this week. According to Avista flows should stay around the current 2700-3100CFS range for the next week or so. The warm water coming out of the lake and these flows will make for a great event at Sullivan Hole!
• This Wednesday June 15th, event will start around 6 pm.
• Meet at the Mission Road Trail Head Parking area for paper work at 5:30 pm, and then we will move up stream to Sullivan Hole for the Pre-Event Briefing.
• Event will be a multi skill event to include a short slalom style course in the Sullivan Hole Rapid, show off your best tricks in a freestyle session at Sullivan Hole, and if time allows a quick throw bag comp to see who has been practicing their rescue skills this spring.
• All you need is your gear and a throw bag if you have one.
• Come out even if you are not interested in racing. It will be fun to watch and there is always a need for safety kayakers.
• Also bring friends and/or family to enjoy the comp as this location is right next to the Centennial Trail and has a good shoreline for viewing the event.
• After wards we will finish up in the parking lot with some laughs and swag. The new parking area has a great spot with grass and picnic tables for hanging out.
Cheers



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Update-2nd HTTD of the Season is this Wednesday

james wrote 285 days ago:


It has been a great spring with good flows and great weather. Area boaters have been out daily hitting up all of the creeks, rivers, and play spots that the INW has to offer. A warm April has melted off most of our snow pack but we still have water in the Spokane River and there is another fun HTTD this week. According to Avista flows should stay around the current 2700-3100CFS range for the next week or so. The warm water coming out of the lake and these flows will make for a great event at Sullivan Hole!
• This Wednesday June 15th, event will start around 6 pm.
• Meet at the Mission Road Trail Head Parking area for paper work at 5:30 pm, and then we will move up stream to Sullivan Hole for the Pre-Event Briefing.
• Event will be a multi skill event to include a short slalom style course in the Sullivan Hole Rapid, show off your best tricks in a freestyle session at Sullivan Hole, and if time allows a quick throw bag comp to see who has been practicing their rescue skills this spring.
• All you need is your gear and a throw bag if you have one.
• Come out even if you are not interested in racing. It will be fun to watch and there is always a need for safety kayakers.
• Also bring friends and/or family to enjoy the comp as this location is right next to the Centennial Trail and has a good shoreline for viewing the event.
• After wards we will finish up in the parking lot with some laughs and swag. The new parking area has a great spot with grass and picnic tables for hanging out.
Cheers



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Update-2nd HTTD of the Season is this Wednesday

james wrote 285 days ago:


It has been a great spring with good flows and great weather. Area boaters have been out daily hitting up all of the creeks, rivers, and play spots that the INW has to offer. A warm April has melted off most of our snow pack but we still have water in the Spokane River and there is another fun HTTD this week. According to Avista flows should stay around the current 2700-3100CFS range for the next week or so. The warm water coming out of the lake and these flows will make for a great event at Sullivan Hole!
• This Wednesday June 15th, event will start around 6 pm.
• Meet at the Mission Road Trail Head Parking area for paper work at 5:30 pm, and then we will move up stream to Sullivan Hole for the Pre-Event Briefing.
• Event will be a multi skill event to include a short slalom style course in the Sullivan Hole Rapid, show off your best tricks in a freestyle session at Sullivan Hole, and if time allows a quick throw bag comp to see who has been practicing their rescue skills this spring.
• All you need is your gear and a throw bag if you have one.
• Come out even if you are not interested in racing. It will be fun to watch and there is always a need for safety kayakers.
• Also bring friends and/or family to enjoy the comp as this location is right next to the Centennial Trail and has a good shoreline for viewing the event.
• After wards we will finish up in the parking lot with some laughs and swag. The new parking area has a great spot with grass and picnic tables for hanging out.
Cheers



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Spokane Home Town Throw Down Season Opener

natefry wrote 318 days ago:


We are excited to bring another season of HTTD events to Spokane this summer. Our First event will be this Wednesday. With a much better snow pack this year and spring flows being a little unpredictable, I have been closely watching the gauge and polling the community for input on the first event.
We will start the season off with a short and exciting boater cross race at the Corbin Wave Rapid!!!!
• This Wednesday May 11th at Corbin Park in Post falls. Pre-Race Meeting at 6:00.
• Short boater cross style race in the Corbin Wave Rapid. The number and size of heats will depend on how many come out to play.
• All you need is your gear and a throw bag if you have one.
• Come out even if you are not interested in racing. It will be fun to watch and there is always a need for safety kayakers.
• Also bring friends and/or family as this location is a great lay out to for those that would liketo watch.
• After wards we will finish up in the parking lot with some laughs and swag.
A big thanks to World Kayak and their sponsors for providing the logistical pieces needed to make these fun grass root events happen. There will be plenty of pictures and stories to post soon.
To end the season last year we held the first ever “Best Line Competition” at the Devil’s Toenail. The water levels were low but you couldn’t tell by the size of the crowd and the energy that was brought to the water. Participants took multiple laps down the Toenail rapid and it was fun to watch the creativity as they pushed themselves to pick new lines.
• Best Boof-Chris Dibble sent it big getting his entire boat out of the water and landing with that classic “boof” sound that could be heard from shore.
• Best Style-Pat Harbine show cased his experience hitting the left line with smooth style and with a minimal three strokes through the entire rapid.
• Most Creative-Kurt Dobbins with a backwards eddy move down the center line.
• Best Carnage-A toss-up between Ron Coddington’s roll in the main drop of the left line and Theron Vanhoff’s upside down run on the right side boof.
• Best Eddy Turn-Bucky Sturgean showing us how it’s down eddy hopping down the left side of the Toe Nail and snapping the turns with authority.
• Most Supportive-Celene Olgeirsson cheering the every paddler on from top to bottom of their run and making sure safety was in place.
o We also had a good crew of spectators cheering for each paddler as they made run after run.
• Best Brace-Tom Moore hitting a big brace and recovery as his boat tried to take him for ride in a stern squirt.
Looking forward to seeing everybody tomorrow for another fun evening on the water!
Cheers



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