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Paddle the Johns River

This is an easy river, perfect for beginners. We will be doing a 5 mile paddle and plan to stretch it out to about 2 1/2 hours, allowing plenty of time to practice.

Those who do not own boats can contact CBS Sports in Morganton about rentals. (828) 437-7016. We will transport the rentals to and from CBS, but EVERYONE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN RENTALS. You will need to call to reserve your boat.

We'll meet at CBS Sports at noon, pick up the rentals and head to the take out. The paddle will be either from Playmore Beech Rd to Corpening Rd or from Corpening to Hwy 18. Either will be about the same distance.  Hope to be on the river around 1:00.

CBS Sports is located at 911 N Green St, Morganton, NC

Do to picking up rentals I need to start with a 12 attendee limit. Depending on who gets in on this and how many have trucks we may be able to up the limit.

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  • Michael S.

    Awesome paddle on Johns River

    1 · June 22, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    OMG!... What a great day! Group hug! Can't wait to do it again!!!

    2 · June 21, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      U bet I will!!

      2 · June 21, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Glad you joined us!

      1 · June 22, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks for all the great support from everyone on the maiden paddle in my boat. As always I had a great time, you guys are the best.

    2 · June 22, 2014

  • Michael C.

    I am glad someone got a picture of the canoe coming out of the water. Otherwise it looks like we through kayaks on the ground and ate food.

    2 · June 21, 2014

  • Ray W.

    Felt good to FINALLY make it to the Johns River. Really nice scenery. Truly a great group today. Everyone took the rain delay in stride and worked well together getting the shuttle done. Special thanks to Skull for the behind the scenes advice and Chitlin for being the guide!

    June 21, 2014

  • J D C.

    I have a spare kayak, paddle and PDF that I can bring along, if someone want to use my Loon 138 ( a 14' recreational flat water boat). Let me know.

    June 21, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi!!! My weather bug is saying rain at 1....thoughts?

    June 21, 2014

    • Ray W.

      I'm showing a 40% of rain, which means 60% chance not. But I know you've got a lot further to drive. For the rest of us it's a local river. I'm planning to proceed as planned.

      2 · June 21, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Cool!! Throwing caution to the wind! I'm almost loaded!!! ;). See ya in a bit!!!

      2 · June 21, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I hope to try out my new boat tomorrow!

    2 · June 20, 2014

    • Ray W.

      lol, welcome to the one boat isn't enough club.

      2 · June 20, 2014

    • Michael C.

      I am on boat #3

      2 · June 20, 2014

  • Ray W.

    Just heard from a member letting me know that CBS only has 3 rentals left. So any one planning to rent should call to reserve one. $30 includes boat, paddle and vest.

    June 18, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Ok- here's a newbie question- until I get an inflatable or Oru Kayak; or a rig for my Jeep... I have no way of transporting a rental. So it looks like some of you have pickups that handle the transfer?

    1 · June 15, 2014

    • Ray W.

      That's correct. We'll be ready to handle transporting the rentals. So come on out and join us!

      June 15, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    wish i could go but will be out of town spearfishing, have fun

    1 · May 18, 2014

  • Andrea

    Wish I could but will be out of town.

    May 12, 2014

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