Archive for category: Riverkeeper Report

April 29 Blackwater River Patrol

03 May
May 3, 2017

Mnnnn, Motorboatin
Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 29th through the 1st on the Blackwater below Franklin. Read more →

April 1st Blackwater Patrol

10 Apr
April 10, 2017

Ditch of Despair
Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 1st through the 3rd on the Blackwater below Franklin. Air temps ranged from 43 to 72 degrees and the water was 58 degrees. The river was a little high and running like a ditch from those torrential rainstorms the day before. Read more →

March 9th Blackwater Riverkeeper Patrol

17 Mar
March 17, 2017

Say Whaaat Mr. Groundhog
Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 9th through the 10th on the Blackwater below Franklin. Air temps ranged from 52 to 75 degrees and the water was 53 degrees. Read more →

March 4th Nottoway Patrol

13 Mar
March 13, 2017

Eagles Nesting
Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 3rd through the 6th on the Nottoway below Courtland. The water was 48 degrees and clear and 5.68 on the USGS gauge at Sebrell. Read more →

February 23rd Blackwater Patrol

01 Mar
March 1, 2017

Blue Catfish Top Predator In Rivers
Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 23rd through the 25th on the Nottoway below the Bronco Club. The water was clear and 53 degrees, air temps ranged from 46 to 80 degrees. Read more →

February 17, 2017 Blackwater Patrol

01 Mar
March 1, 2017

Spewing Trash On The Scenic Blackwater
Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 17th through the 19th on the Blackwater below Franklin. The water was clear and 44 degrees, air temps ranged from 27 to 70 degrees. Read more →

February 5th 2017 Blackwater Partol

01 Mar
March 1, 2017

Foiled Again
Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 5th through the 7th on the Blackwater below Franklin. The water was clear and 40 degrees, air temps ranged from 30 to 65 degrees. It was perfect weather. Read more →

February 5th Blackwater Patrol

08 Feb
February 8, 2017

Foiled Again
Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 5th through the 7th on the Blackwater below Franklin. Read more →

January 27 Blackwater Patrol

31 Jan
January 31, 2017

Got Trash?
Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 27thth through the 29th on the Blackwater above Burdette. The water was clear, 48 degrees (when I got there) and 6.44 on the USGS gauge at Burdette. Read more →

January 18 Blackwater Patrol

21 Jan
January 21, 2017

Thunder Struck
Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 18th through the 20th on the Blackwater below Franklin. The water was clear and 44 degrees. Air temps ranged from 38 to 65 degrees. Read more →