Fishing

Mohican River

I gotta chance to hit  the Mohican in North-Eastern Ohio. I had been down this river a a kid but didn’t remember much of it. I got down their Sunday afternoon and found this was an off-week time to go. The crowds were leaving and the water was clearing out Read more…

Fishing

Clear Creek metro park

I’d actually planned on doing the Zaleski South loop again , and decided to pull in here and check it out. 12 miles of trails total. I happened to walk the flat low portions. They were pretty muddy. as most are after all the rain we’ve had. I fished along Read more…

Backpacking

Wandering Rocky Fork area

I haven’t got any backpacking in lately. Just wandering/exploring here and their. Last weekend was the Rocky Fork area and downstream scouting pull offs and portages. I got a chance to check out the 7 caves park. Apparently it used to be a private park that let you explore the Read more…

Kayaking

Paint Creek to the Scioto

Started the trip Friday evening at Waters Edge Canoe Livery. Did a quick four mile paddle to unknown campsite. A thunderstorm rolled in right before sunset and got everything in camp wet , except my sleeping bag which stayed in the dry-bag inside my kayak until the rain subsided. A Read more…

Kayaking

July 4th Ohio River Trip

I took a 12 mile solo trip down the Ohio River , west of Gallipolis to some private property in Athalia Ohio. I managed a 3.5 mile per hour moving average with a light headwind. The barges look innocent enough , but their wakes could become 2 foot rolling waves Read more…

Kayaking

Big Darby trip report

6/20 Started the trip @ 9:30 or so on the upper Darby creek at a small putt-in courtesy of  Trapper Johns Livery. This is a fairly scenic and remote creek , bordered by a wildlife area. The water was fairly high, and I only bumped into a couple of rocks. Read more…

Kayaking

Blacklick Creek Trip report

We  started out about 9am Saturday morning north Of Main Street in Reynoldsburg Ohio generally in good spirits and well caffeinated. We had dropped Terry’s truck off @ Three Rivers park without even checking for a port in(a dumb move I’ll talk about later). Getting back to Reynoldsburg and putting Read more…

Fishing

Hoover Reservoir

First day of Kayaking was pretty uneventful. No Fish , no pictures , and I didn’t get wet. A  few pictures after kayaking – Hoover Reservoir , Columbus , Ohio. I probably get a better work out,  getting the kayak in and out of the water than actually paddling. Random Read more…