Archive for date: January 27th, 2012

January 24th Blackwater Trip

27 Jan
January 27, 2012

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 24th through the 26th on the Blackwater below the Steel Bridge.  The water was 40 degrees and 6.70 on the USGS gauge in Burdette.  Air temps ranged from 31 to 65 degrees.  At first I did not think I was going to find much trash, everything looked remarkably good above the pump station.  However while fishing with my dad who was visiting the first day, I witnessed a plastic bottle tossed in the river at the pump station where work is being done to secure the shoreline.  Read more →