Hi everyone, I'm just getting started. I've gathered all the tools, read Fletcher's book about 6 times (so great), and read quite a lot of these posts (also great). I've decided to build a 17x54. …Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Dusty Oct 7.
"Random question: Has anyone studied the amount of force a transom can handle while anchoring? I'm planning to put my anchor line through the center of the transom plywood and it made me think about this.
I'm no engineer,…"
"I had the best/strangest morning camping below Whitehorse Rapid on that stretch. Sitting in a chair with coffee, we watched wild horses upland across the river, bighorn sheep walking on the basalt column cliff directly across the river... then…"
"There's definitely a line going left, but it won't avoid the shallow mess, you'll end up in 85% of the same mess. If I were rowing a big heavy dory that I love, I'd take out at Harpham or the City Park for sure. You…"
Fell in love with rivers as a small kid, fly fishing the McKenzie. Moved away from fishing and into whitewater rafting in my 30's where i honed my river running skills for the past 15 years. Now I'm ready put the two pieces together... fly fishing and river running, and I am one who believes there is no better way to float a river than a wooden drift boat. And so i've decided to build one, God willing.