Category Archives: 2014

Doc Fletcher to give Talk, Sunday April 27th

I rec’d this from Doc Fletcher, who gave a presentation a couple of years ago at the Bedford Library, that Dave and I attended. Hi Bob, I’ve been invited to share some paddling stories from my books at the Bedford … Continue reading

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Next Meeting is Tuesday, April 15th, last meeting of the season!

Don’t for get this Tuesday- April 15th, is the last meeting for the season!! We will have Pat Groves giving a safety refresher for kayak/canoes!! We will also have an update from John Heinl on the latest of the May … Continue reading

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Fort To Port – update 3-20-2014

Here is the latest from John on  the Paddle from Fort Wayne to Perrysburg Just a reminder, this is a strenuous trip.  Consider similar to walking to Detroit & back in 4 days.  9 to 12 hours on the river and sleeping … Continue reading

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March 18th Meeting

Since the February meeting was canceled due to weather, we will change the agenda a little. The March meeting will still have Chris Martin from River Lures canoe/kayak rental/sales, in Grand Rapids, will talk about the many types and shapes … Continue reading

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Fort to Port Itinerary Up-Date 2-22-2014

From John Heinl, who is coordinating this outing! The general itinerary is as follows: May 23 – Fri: We meet in Fort Wayne at Johnny Appleseed campground in the evening   May 24 – Sat: We put in and arrive … Continue reading

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tonight’s meeting

Due to last nights weather , not sure if Friendship Park Community center will be open! Please check back back before you leave for the meeting!

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Fort to Port -(almost – Orleans park in Perrysburg)

This update from John: I plan to set arrangements for camp sites in early March, when the facilities begin their spring cleanup and begin to open for business. The dates are still set – Meet Friday evening (May 23rd) at Johnny … Continue reading

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February, March & April Meeting agenda’s

February – 18th     Pat Groves will talk about:                           Before you get underway                           Operating your boat safely March – 18th         Chris Martin of River Lures:                             Know your paddle craft                            Types of canoes and … Continue reading

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Paddling the Maumee – “Fort to Port”

The January 21st meeting of the NorthWest River Runners will present details of this spring’s planed kayak outing, Fort Wayne to Toledo (Fort to Port) paddling the mighty Maumee. The meeting will be hosted by John Heinl, active with the … Continue reading

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