Paddle Fest

The Second Annual Paddle Fest is scheduled for Friday and Saturday (Feb. 27-28, 2009) in Cedar Rapids.

The event is sponsored by the Indian Creek Nature Center,  Seatasea Watersports, & Sticks In the Water paddlers.

 

Schedule:

 

Saturday, Feb 28, 9:30 am at Indian Creek Nature Center

6665 Otis Road SE, Cedar Rapids

Admission $8.  $5 for ICNC or SIW members.  Discount for combined am & pm sessions.

9:30-10:30 am    “Fishing the Boundary Waters” 

Michael Furtman will share techniques for successfully fishing the

Boundary Waters Canoe Area and other waters in northern Minnesota.  

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Saturday, Feb 28, 1:00 pm at Indian Creek Nature Center

6665 Otis Road SE, Cedar Rapids.

Admission $15.  $10 for ICNC or SIW members.  $3 discount for combined am & pm sessions.

 

1:00-1:45 pm      “Canoeing the Cedar After the Flood”

Join Orlan Love, award-winning outdoor writer for the Cedar Rapids Gazette,

for an entertaining and informative photo tour of the post-flood Cedar River.

 

2:00-3:30 pm      “Paddling to Pictographs”

Michael Furtman, a nationally-recognized professional photographer, author, and wildlife expert, will guide our photographic paddle trip in search of pictographs, wildlife, fishing, and more.  Furtman will share tips for successful paddling in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area and Quetico.

 

3:30-4:00 pm      “Essential Paddling Gear”

Staff members from Seatasea Watersports will discuss the gear you need

to ensure a safe and enjoyable paddling experience.  Bring your questions.

 

More info:  http://www.gazetteonline.com/section/yearoftheriver ,  www.michaelfurtman.com,

http://www.seatasea.com/, http://www.indiancreeknaturecenter.org/. 

 

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