Paddle Description

Paddle Description

  A SISKA paddle from Island View Beach to Crabbing paddle- catch your lunch!
Skill Level:
  This paddle is rated as a "Relaxed Paddle" because of its modest pace, relatively safe environment and social component. To understand this designation better, please read the SISKA Paddle Guidelines
The estimated distance for this paddle is 5.00nm.
  Saturday June 16th, 2018. Meet at 9:00 am to be on the water at 9:30 am .
  Meet at the Island View Beach launch site. View map of launch site.
  Contact the trip leader, Vic Turkington, for more information or to register for the paddle. Please note that the paddle leader has set the maximum number of paddlers for this paddle to 10. Register early if you plan on joining.
The Plan:
Our leader will introduce the Plan and make sure everyone is comfortable with the requirements and any concerns that you may have. Please stay off the water until we are all ready. The leader may choose to enlist helpers and establish communications protocol. If you have VHF radio please bring it with you.
Plan A
Meet at Island View Beach at 9am to hear talk by Edmond Duggan on crabbing techniques, followed by a short relaxed paddle...while lunch is being caught.
No need for licence - (BC free family fishing day)

Bring: - crab trap
- bait (chicken/fish)
- float (plastic bottle)
- plate + (maybe cheeselight lunch - in case crabs are out of town!)
- sunhat, sunscreen, drink

No need for cooking gear (kindly supplied by Edmond)

Queries: Vic @ 250-477-6684

Plan B
Coles Bay (in case of unfavourable winds)
  If your browser does not display the plot of the paddle click here to view.
  Always dress for the possibility of immersion and please bring a drybag containing a spare change of clothes.
Please bring a lunch / snacks and sufficient beverage to keep you hydrated, as well as a themos of something warm.
All participants are expected to have read, and to comply with the SISKA Policies and Procedures.
Release 2.0.0