Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Saturday is President's cruise in Brandon

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Join us on Saturday, Oct. 3, at McHardy Park in Brandon for the SDCA President's Cruise, it starts at 1 p.m.

Life jackets required on this 3-4 hour cruise. It starts on the Split Rock Creek and continues to the Big Sioux River.

We'll shuttle vehicles to the end point starting a bit before 1 p.m. Gene Preston, SDCA president, is the contact: 605-582-2573.

Usually good scenery and some wildlife, deer cross this river often. Temps are low 50s with 20 percent chance of rain on Saturday, mostly before 1 p.m., winds 8-15.

See you there, hopefully.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Split Rock Creek event this Saturday in Garretson

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SDCA members Mary and Dave Finck are going to host a paddling event at Garretson City Park, located on the north side of Garretson on Split Rock Creek, on Saturday, Sept. 26 at 2 p.m.

Anyone who wants to come and join may do so for a little paddling and fellowship.

Dave is going to bring a grill and anyone coming for supper can bring some meat to cook, a dish to pass, and whatever you want to drink.

Dave and Mary will have plates and plastic silverware. Questions? Call Dave at (605) 366-6844.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Big Sioux Cruise set for Saturday, Sept. 19

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The SDCA will host a cruise Saturday, Sept. 19, at 1:30 p.m.

Come early to shuttle vehicles.

The starting spot is just N of the bridge near Lake Alvin. It is the road that runs over the Big Sioux River, crossing to become 140th St. It is also called the Grandview Covenant Church road.

Paddlers will head downstream to the Klondike area, and take out there. It is located at 276th (S.D.) and/or 180th (Iowa) and there is parking for shuttle vehicles.

Larry Braaten and David Finck are running the show. Questions? Call David @ 605-366-6844. PFDs required, bring water and snacks. It is about a 3-4 hour trip, and it's a nice run!

Saturday's weather: Sunny, with highs near 78.