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Forum: River Safety

Discussion of water and fishing safety

  1. Wear Your Sunblock

    I wear sunblock, hats, long sleeves, and long pants when kayak fishing. Earlier this year I noticed a growth on my forehead. I had it looked at...

    Started by DanMarino‎, 12-05-2014 09:27 AM
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    06-13-2017, 08:42 PM Go to last post
  2. First Serious Boat Related Injury

    And I wasn't even in the boat! I was rinsing my engine on my Highlander and had just finished, when I went to get the keys out of the vehicle. I...

    Started by drxfish‎, 02-08-2015 04:48 PM
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    07-29-2016, 06:32 PM Go to last post
  3. Point of Rocks MD 2 MIA 6/5/16

    More to follow if I hear anything else... Was working in the yard this am around 9...heard a lot of sirens, heard the airboat fire up, and MD police...

    Started by RonVA‎, 06-05-2016 04:59 PM
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    06-10-2016, 02:04 PM Go to last post
  4. DeLorme inReach

    I'm out in the middle nowhere by myself a few times each year. 2 years ago I bought a SPOT on the off chance that something would happen and I need...

    Started by hooker‎, 01-25-2016 12:19 PM
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    01-25-2016, 10:39 PM Go to last post
  5. Sunbury dam deflation??

    Does anyone know when the fiber dam in Sunbury deflates? Is there a date set in stone or does it just depend when they feel like letting it down....

    Started by blueflash1681‎, 10-13-2015 08:39 PM
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    10-19-2015, 11:10 AM Go to last post
  6. 2 Amish kids die wading creek

    Watch where you wade as it can be tricky. I was swept downstream and it was no fun, but Sometimes swift water isn't the only danger. ...

    Started by Ltbo67‎, 08-30-2015 02:57 PM
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    08-30-2015, 07:32 PM Go to last post
  7. Guy died in a rapid on the Shenandoah yesterday

    Very unfortunate illustration of the seriousness of getting your foot caught in swift water. ...

    Started by VirginiaRiverGuy‎, 08-23-2015 07:25 AM
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    08-24-2015, 12:46 PM Go to last post
  8. Boater died in MD last night.

    http://www.weather.com/news/news/maryland-boat-accident-lake-linganore Be careful out there folks.

    Started by squatch‎, 06-29-2015 12:01 AM
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    06-29-2015, 08:26 AM Go to last post
  9. Don't float with your crazy, European chick fiance.

    I have "kayak" set on my Google News, so I pretty much hear about everyone who drowns in the country in a canoe or kayak. This story has some staying...

    Started by OHcrap‎, 05-03-2015 06:48 PM
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    05-04-2015, 08:41 AM Go to last post
  10. Pecos river float trip flood blog. Flash flooding!!

    http://lonestarchronicles.com/pecos-river-journal-the-graveyard/ I'll put this here under river safety.....Nasty!!!!!

    Started by Limestone Cowboy‎, 04-08-2015 09:55 AM
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    04-08-2015, 10:51 PM Go to last post
  11. A bad deal went down not far from here

    Guy with a big bunch of floaters wound up dead over what really amounts to nothing. There's quite a discussion on our local board. ...

    Started by Terrierman‎, 07-23-2013 01:21 PM
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    04-06-2015, 10:15 PM Go to last post
  12. Life Jacket for Dogs

    Anyone have any recommendations for a good life jacket for my dogs? I have two labs, both are strong swimmers, but I'd like to equip them with...

    Started by oomph‎, 03-28-2014 07:11 AM
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    08-18-2014, 07:24 AM Go to last post
  13. Can never be too careful

    Wanted to share a situation I encountered yesterday. I floated about 6 miles on a Midwest stream. Fishing was good despite the rough cold and windy...

    Started by Shmang‎, 03-24-2014 01:06 PM
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    03-27-2014, 02:14 PM Go to last post
  14. Life vest recommendations.

    I want to invest in a good fishing life jacket. Something with built in storage and comfortable for wading and paddling. Tried to search forum but a...

    Started by SteveK‎, 03-07-2014 03:21 PM
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    03-26-2014, 07:26 PM Go to last post
  15. Susky Kayak Drowning

    Terrible. I hope it was no one from the site: http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2014/03/03/central-pa-man-dies-when-kayak-overturns/

    Started by OHcrap‎, 03-03-2014 04:39 PM
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    03-04-2014, 06:46 PM Go to last post
  16. An Important Reminder

    From November 1 and lasting through April 30, all persons are required to wear a life jacket while underway or at anchor on boats less than 16 feet...

    Started by YorkPaFisherman‎, 10-31-2013 05:46 PM
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    01-03-2014, 01:23 PM Go to last post
  17. Potomac get another one

    The river got another victim yesterday. This time it was an experienced whitewater kayaker. She was 24. Apparently she was doing a trial run for an...

    Started by Runnin‎, 07-12-2013 08:32 AM
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    07-16-2013, 12:48 PM Go to last post
  18. Susquehanna claims 2 more lives

    http://lancasteronline.com/article/local/857522_Boater-whose-body-was-recovered-from-Susquehanna-is-identified.html With even a little bit of...

    Started by ORF‎, 06-05-2013 08:09 AM
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    07-07-2013, 02:17 PM Go to last post
  19. A sad reminder...

    I am posting this as a reminder to us all to be careful while fishing in the winter months. I found this write up while going through a box of old...

    Started by Chip‎, 11-05-2012 05:03 PM
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    12-13-2012, 06:48 PM Go to last post
  20. Wear your kill switch lanyard!

    And do NOT be a dumbass like this tool box. Please. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVA4t4XVroo

    Started by raycharles‎, 08-09-2012 10:19 PM
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    10-05-2012, 07:46 PM Go to last post

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