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The Gordon river is  Located on southern Vancouver Island near the Town of Port Renfrew on the west coast. It is one of the classic rivers on the Island. After a number of facebook messages and texts between Chase and Clay, I had decided to head out on Sunday morning along the winding coast road […]

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With the VIWPS FB group going well it is getting easier to find people to paddle most days of the week. This time Danny had checked out the gauge at the Cameron river, one of Vancouver Island’s classic section. With it at 5.5 we would be able to catch it the next day at around […]

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When I first started paddling in Alberta, came back to BC, and found a copy of ‘Topo Country’. It was on a VHS tape and had sections of rivers in Whistler, the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island all run in Topo Kayaks. Within those sections was Norrish creek. The main part I remember is that […]

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After a very dry winter we had some rain toward the middle of February. Searching the gauges on the River database we decided on the Koksailah. There had been a group down the weekend before so we knew there should be limited wood. Paul and myself headed out from the Comox Valley to meet Liam […]

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We had a bit of rain, mostly on the central/north section of Vancouver Island. After looking at a number of flows and areas, and getting some beta from Shayne,  Corey and myself decided to head off to the Memekay system. The Guage on the Salmon river above the Memekay was at 76cms when we arrived […]

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