I just received my order of paddles from Bending Branches. I upgraded a few of my paddle needs to accommodate the variety of boats I now have. One of the paddles is a limited edition double bent shaft paddle. It is a beautiful wooden paddle. I was one their site and notice a new look … Continue reading
When you are out paddling on a body of water that shouldn’t have power boats doesn’t mean it wont. Mid to late afternoon I was out paddling on a lake and creek near my house. There are not supposed to be any boats with large outboard motors out there. Low and behold but a john … Continue reading
River clean ups happen all over the place. These are sad but true facts of river life; trash finds them. Contact a local environmental group , look on Meet Up, contact the American Rivers organization for a clean up near you.
Paddling at night can be an awesome experience. Paddle at night at Caddo lake is great fun. The Dallas Down River club holds Caddoween the weekend before Halloween. The group dressing in costumes, decorates their tents, and holds a Dutch over cook off. Weather permitting some even go for a late night paddle.
https://www.facebook.com/BanStyrofoamDallasTX?ref=hl Starting a campaign here is Dallas to remove a large contributing factor to the trash pile. Let’s make this happen.
Possible trail share site http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=2231866
The USGS has a system of gages that allow you to see the flow rates of water bodies, rivers, creeks, lake levels,. With Google Earth you are able to zoom right into to a location once you know the coordinates. Combining these two tools, we can see right where a USGS gage is located and … Continue reading
It was my birthday and I spend it out at Caddo Lake this weekend. This is on the Paddle Trail U. This is right in Mill Pond as we paddled in for the night. many boats, but a place where you can be the only one around too.
Fellow Paddlers, Outdoor enthusiast, Environmentalist, Film Lovers, etc The Film festival is a week away. Details on MeetUp here… http://www.meetup.com/Dallas-Down-River-Club-DDRC/events/111124372/ The club web site… http://www.down-river.com/docs/filmfest2013.html and see the program of films we’ve selected as well as a link to the trailers. http://www.down-river.com/docs/filmfestivalprogram2013.html door prizes, 40% of Bending Branches paddles and one luck winner get a … Continue reading