Hampton Doe River Access Work Day

Where: 120 Spring St, Hampton, TN 37658

We will meet at the property that is located across Highway 19E from Hampton High School adjacent to the south bound 19E Bridge going over the river.

Lower Watauga River Cleanup

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

Lower Watauga River Cleanup

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

Lower Watauga River Cleanup

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

Lower Watauga River Cleanup

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

Lower Watauga River Cleanup

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

Update-2nd HTTD of the Season is this Wednesday

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

Update-2nd HTTD of the Season is this Wednesday

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

Update-2nd HTTD of the Season is this Wednesday

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

Update-2nd HTTD of the Season is this Wednesday

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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