(last updated: October 3rd)
The November Meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 6th at 7pm at Fairhope Yacht Club.
1) Alabama Coastal Birdfest is October 18-21st, see http://www.alabamacoastalbirdfest.com/
2) Thanks to everyone who entered photographs for the first annual Mobile Bay Canoe and Kayak Club photography contest and congratulations to all our winners!
*5 Rivers Fall Kayak Fishing Tournament - Mike Bosarge invites us to join in the festivities of the 1st Annual 5 Rivers Kayak Fishing Tournament to be held October 27, 2007. For more information, click here: http://www.mbkfa.com/tournament1007.htm
Bayou Le Batre Paddle
Date: 6 October, 2007
Time: 9 a.m.
Place: Meet at St. Margaret Catholic Church.
Launch Fee: none
Contact: Tracy Lannie at 463.4233
Length: easy to moderately paced 5-mile round trip in protected water.
Directions: 13790 South Wintzell, just over the BLB bridge (click here for map&directions)
Comments: The plan is to go under the bridge and paddle up to the head of
the 'bayou'. Bring fluids, snacks, PFD, suntan lotion, bug spray.
CALL TRACY 463-4233 IF YOU PLAN ON PADDLING AND LEAVE YOUR NUMBER SO THEY CAN CONTACT YOU IN THE EVENT OF ANY CHANGES.
Upper Delta Paddle - Rice Creek
Date: 7 October, 2007
Place: Rice Creek to Jug Lake
Launch Fee: None
Contact: Bob Andrews at 367.4144
Length: 5 miles in and 5 miles back.
Directions: Contact Bob Andrews
Comments: Plan to paddle 5 miles in and 5 miles back with time to eat a snack/meal on the platform. Call Bob for time and meeting place.
Pelican Point Paddle
Date: 14 October, 2007
Time: 2 p.m.
Place: Weeks Bay
Launch Fee: none.
Contact: Nancy Ward @ 990.5575
Length: Several easy miles along the shoreline of Weeks Bay, return before sunset.
Directions: Launching at Pelican Point at the terminus of Route 1 on the Eastern Shore.
Comments: Contact Nancy if you intend to paddle
Boiling Creek Paddle
Date: 20 October, 2007
Time: 8:20 a.m.
Place: Meet at Wilcox Road Exit 53 off I-10 at 8:20 a.m. to begin the caravan to the put-in.
Launch Fee: none.
Contact: Harriet and Fritz Ingraham - 928.4568 hm; 604.3741 or 680.8928 cells
Length: 5 miles.
Directions: East on I-10 from Mobile/EasternShore to Exit 53.
Comments: This will be a moderate paddle due to the narrow, twisty nature of Boiling Creek that requires a degree of boat handling skill in a following current. Contact Fritz or Harriet if you plan to make this paddle.
Upper Delta Paddle
Date: 3 November, 2007
Comments: Details TBD