Monthly Archives: July 2012

Joseph Creek Pictographs spring 2012

It often saddens me a little to think after close to 10,000 years of use, the Nez Perce story in Joseph Canyon is gone without a trace after less than 150 years.  It is doubtful that any of their stories … Continue reading

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Wallowa and Grande Ronde River Cleanup Spring 2012

Trying to be good stewards of the Wallowa river and Grande Ronde river, Lottie and I organized a river cleanup trip this spring.  There is 39 miles from our put in at Minam to the first takeout at Powwatka bridge … Continue reading

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Rafting, rafting, and rafting the Wallowa and Grande Ronde Rivers Part Two

For Part One click here. For the remainder of October and on into November I continued to learn what runs, riffles, and pools steelhead liked to wait in between Minam and Powwatka bridge.  Each weekend the days grew a little … Continue reading

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Rafting, rafting, and rafting the Wallowa and Grande Ronde Rivers between Minam and Troy Part One

An important aspect of owning a business is knowing your product well.  With a rafting  business, the main product is your river.  When my wife, Lottie, and I bought the Minam Raft Rental and shuttle business last year on the … Continue reading

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