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Over the last little while the rivers have been in on Vancouver Island. After getting shut down on the Copper Canyon section of the Chemainus river three times, Liam, Shayne, Corey, Steve and myself managed to get on at 25cms. The level was perfect for a fun evening fun. I decided to bring my wide […]

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Twice a year I do a three day trip down the Nimpkish river with the Canadian Outdoor Leadership Training students. It is always fun running down the river with a variety of craft. The trip varies from being warm in the spring to being a bit on the cold side in the fall. This year […]

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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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Tuesday and Friday, the Puntledge river was running. It is a very stellar river located very close to and through downtown Courtenay. Last year we had only a few releases, that were high enough for kayaking, in November. This year a couple in early october, let’s hear it for flood control and good management by […]

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