Archive for month: November, 2014

November 14 Riverkeeper Patrol

18 Nov
November 18, 2014

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 14th through the 16th on the Nottoway below Delaware. The water was 52 degrees clear and as low as I have ever seen it in my entire life. Read more →

November 8 Riverkeeper Patrol

11 Nov
November 11, 2014

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 8th through the 10th on the Nottoway below the Bronco Club. The water was clear and 56 degrees, air temps ranged from 37 to 65 degrees. I saw very little trash and saw no water quality issues. Read more →

November 3rd Riverkeeper Patrol

11 Nov
November 11, 2014

Well after being out of service for a couple of weeks due to back problems, I got to feeling better and decided to try a 3 day trip on the Blackwater the 3rd through the 5th. I got Moonpie to do some of the heavy lifting for me so that helped a lot. Yea, right! Read more →

October 12th Riverkeeper Patrol

11 Nov
November 11, 2014

Heavy Mast, Harsh Winter?
Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 12th through the 14th on the Blackwater below Franklin. Right off the bat we had an interesting occurrence on this trip. I had not gone a mile out of the yard when a bald eagle flew up from beside the road. The strange thing was that when it took off it started flying down the road right in front of us and kept on going like that for like a 1/8 of a mile. Read more →

October 5th Riverkeeper Patrol

11 Nov
November 11, 2014

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 5th through the 7th on the Nottoway below Delaware or what was formerly Hercules. I guess I’m just going to start using Delaware since that is the historic name of the location. The water was clear and 66 degrees. Read more →

September 27 Riverkeeper Patrol

11 Nov
November 11, 2014

irit of Moonpie and I spent the 27th through the 29th on the Blackwater around Franklin. The water was clear, a little high and 70 degrees. Air temps ranged from 53 to 75 degrees. Read more →

September 17 Riverkeeper Patrol

11 Nov
November 11, 2014

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 17th through the 19th on the Nottoway below Hercules. The water was 71 degrees, high and fast at 6ft on the USGS gauge at Sebrell. Read more →