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April 2010 Blog Posts (10)

Please don't forward this to my boss...

Shhhh....I'm working

The day started like any other. Up at 5 AM. Pets watered and fed. Coffee made. Pants, shirt, drive to work. But then, something happened. You see, a plan had been formed. And after finishing my

morning rehearsal and taking care of a couple of small details at…


Added by The Down River Kayak Company on April 30, 2010 at 8:01am — No Comments

Quick trip with some bass action.

I was able to get out for a couple of hours this afternoon. It was a perfect day on the water. Only a couple of boats zipping by and little to no wind. Oh and the fish were hungry. I had 3 nice bass get off at the boat but I did manage to talk one into to take a pic. I got this one as I was drifting back to the landing to take out. I think I need to change my hooks out. It was a great day and much needed one. I am still amazed how relaxing it is to get out on the water after doing this for… Continue

Added by Bobby C on April 26, 2010 at 8:28pm — 8 Comments

Fly fishing from a sit-in kayak

I have a question? Has anyone fly fished from a sit-in kayak? I have a Old Town and want to fly fish - seems like it would be difficult - but just thought I would see if anyone would comment....

Added by Cathy Schultz on April 24, 2010 at 2:21pm — 1 Comment

Kayaking 40 miles in a day : Shiawassee River

Kayak paddling from launch in Argentine, Michigan

to take-out in Corunna, Michigan

Pictures and GPS data from the Earth Day Adventure , Thursday April 22, 2010

- 40 kayak miles in a day - Argentine to Corunna

http://bit.ly/ArgentineToCorunna Geo-tagged, dated, and mapped


( Nice clean high… Continue

Added by Willi H2O on April 24, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Dude, we're in another photo album

"Hmmmm...feels like someone is watching me"

Snap! That’s the nineteenth photo album I’ve invaded today!

That’s right, nineteen! And the day is young. There’s a whole train of yahoo’s…


Added by The Down River Kayak Company on April 23, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Is there a group like AA for paddlers? Kayak Buyers Anonymous?

Just picked up another surf kayak. That's 2 this month, but one was for my wife.

Added by Geoff Jennings on April 22, 2010 at 11:36pm — No Comments

Jersey Shore Kayaking Excursions

In the summer my friends and I run kayaking programs in the Sandy Hook Bay, the trips take you into the Atlantic Ocean and provide great panoramic views of New York City, for more information please visit NYCrentals.

Added by Humphrey Bogart on April 9, 2010 at 9:25am — No Comments

Broacast a mayday and the Coast Guard will likely issue a pan-pan on your behalf

The Coast Guard often issues pan-pans when they receive maydays from boaters in trouble.

Here's an example:


In the case above, along the coastal mid-Atlantic US, the captain of a sinking fishing boat broadcasts a harried mayday. Hampton Roads, Virginia Coast Guard… Continue

Added by Adam Bolonsky on April 9, 2010 at 8:22am — No Comments

June 6, 2010 : Shiawassee River Paddle Event

Shiawassee River Paddle Event--June 6, 2010

Leisure paddle (open to all paddlers with proper lifevest pfd)

Race (for those that want to compete)


-WaterWorks Park -

602 South Broad St, Holly, MI 48442-1674


--Strom Park--

299 South East Street, Fenton,MI

near the East Street… Continue

Added by Willi H2O on April 8, 2010 at 8:24am — 1 Comment

The Islands

I just booked a campsite on Santa Cruz Island for 2 nights in a couple of weeks. I'm excited! Sea caves, here we come!

Added by Lance Pillsbury on April 2, 2010 at 4:13pm — 7 Comments

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