Archive for category: Riverkeeper Report

November 2nd Blackwater Patrol

07 Nov
November 7, 2017

Fabulous Fall On The Blackwater
Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 2nd through the 4th on the Blackwater below Franklin. Air temps ranged from 53 to 77 degrees. The river was 63 degrees and leafy, so much so it was hard to run the boat for long without having to stop and clear the propeller. Read more →

October 25th Nottoway Patrol

28 Oct
October 28, 2017

Hooters On The Nottoway
Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 25th through the 27th on the Nottoway below Round Gut. Air temps ranged from 39 to 70 degrees. The river was 65 degrees, stagnant, nasty and low. Read more →

October 19th Blackwater Patrol

28 Oct
October 28, 2017

The Never Ending Battle
Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 19th through the 21st on the Blackwater below Franklin. Air temps ranged from 46 to 75 degrees. The river was 65 degrees, stagnant but clear and low. Trash was not too bad, I picked up about a half o bag full. Read more →

October 6th Blackwater Patrol

28 Oct
October 28, 2017

Riverkeeper Drowns
Spirit of Moonpie, Freezing Deer and I spent the 6th through the 7th on the Blackwater below Franklin. Air temps ranged from 59 to 83 degrees. The river was 71 degrees, stagnant but clear and low. Read more →

September 21 2017 Nottoway Patrol

24 Sep
September 24, 2017

Ye Old Fish Shack
Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 21st through the 23rd on the Nottoway below Delaware. Air temps ranged from 60 to 82 degrees. The river was 75 degrees, stagnant, nasty and smelled like dead fish. I picked up two pieces of trash the entire three days I was out there. There are not many rivers in Virginia where one can claim that I bet. Read more →

September 16th 2017 Blackwater Patrol

20 Sep
September 20, 2017

Sunken Schooners On The Blackwater
Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 16th through the 18th on the Blackwater below Franklin. Air temps ranged from 60 to 82 degrees. The river was 72, clear and in good shape. I saw no water quality issues other than the cows pooping in the river. Trash on this trip was light for the Blackwater, I picked up only about a half a bag. Read more →

September 8 Nottoway Patrol

14 Sep
September 14, 2017

Chilly Willy On The Nottoway
Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 8th through the 10th on the Nottoway below Delaware. Air temps ranged from 50 to 75 degrees. Read more →

September 3rd Blackwater Patrol

07 Sep
September 7, 2017

Blackwater Blasted With Trash
Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 3rd through the 5th on the Blackwater below Franklin. Air temps ranged from 59 to 86 degrees and the water was 71 degrees. The water was a little high and running like a ditch, but very clear. Read more →

August 24 Blackwater Patrol

07 Sep
September 7, 2017

Back Out To The Blackwater
Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 24th through the 26th on the Blackwater below Franklin. Air temps ranged from 62 to 88 degrees and the water was 79 degrees. The water was still pretty stagnant and nasty. Read more →

July 31 Nottoway River Patrol

06 Aug
August 6, 2017

A Model Beaver
Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 31st through the 2nd on the Nottoway below Delaware. Air temps ranged from 60 to 90 degrees and the water was 80 degrees. Trash was pretty much non-existent in the river. The river is still in need of serious rain. Read more →