Tuesday December 9, 2014 Russian River CA.
My blog page was hi-jacked for awhile today
When I returned home today, I had an email from Marty saying my blog page was redirecting to another page, so I called my ISP to see what was up? They didn’t seem to know and directed me to check some things out on my page which I had to FTP to, which I don’t do often, but I figured it out and checked out what they said to check out and there was no problem to be found. I checked my page again and it seemed to work ok now, so maybe my ISP did something. At any rate, it seems to be fixed for now.
Now for the todays Kayaking
Yesterday Ray mentioned that he’d like to do a shuttle from Monte Rio to Jenner, so that’s what we did today. It’s about an eleven mile trip.
I met Ray and his brother John at Monte Rio this morning and we took Rays truck down to Jenner and came back to Monte Rio and put our boats in the water around eleven AM.
There was a very light drizzle and the water was a little muddy from the recent rains. The wind was down for a very calm day going down the river.
Some steelhead fishing
John spotted a cooler that looked pretty good in the river so he tied it to his boat and we proceeded down the river. You can see John towing the cooler just below Monte Rio. Ray is out ahead of us in the yellow kayak.
There are a lot of big old trees in this area and also quite a few osprey nests and a great blue heron rookery. It looks like the fog is moving in down towards the Jenner area as far as you can see in this picture.
Loon eats a fish
Fog is moving in
The fog was moving in around Jenner as we approached. It was almost five PM now and the sun was going down as we pulled into the boat ramp and took our boats out of the water and put them into Rays’ truck to transport back to Monte Rio where the rest of our cars were.
That was almost a six hour trip drifting down the river from Monte Rio for a real nice day on the river.