Friday February 2, 2018 Port Orford Oregon
The mouth of the Sixes River
It looked like the Sixes River was fogged in this morning as I drove to the Hughes House launch area. It was also high tide so the water was backed up and more like a lake.
Shallow gravel bar
I put the boat in and headed up the river to get out through the shallows and then turned down towards the mouth as I wanted to see what it looked like.
This is looking up the river from the launch area. The water is too shallow on the left to paddle so I have to go up along here until I get to some deeper water to get out into the main river which is way over on the left side.
River’s open mouth
Paddling back up the river
I made it back to the launch area and decided to continue up the river to the first turn about a half mile of so.
I loaded my boat and then pulled on down the road about a quarter mile and pulled off and ate and rested up for a few hours.
Around 4, I headed to Port Orford and drove on down to the harbor to have a look. I spent about an hour at the harbor and then drove on back to Steve’s place for the night.
The plan tomorrow is to go up to the road a ways and put in at another river and do some crabbing. It’s a new area I haven’t been in before so it should be an interesting day.