Category 'Mississippi River Trip'


Crazy James Landing to Sucher’s Campsite

Sucher’s Campsite August 3, 2019 Dear Family & Friends: August 2 was a super fun and eventful day.  We were on the water at 7:30 am and the conditions could not have been better. The current was running at 1-2 miles per hour and we never ran into headwinds. Adding our paddling power, we moved at about 4 miles […]


Bemidji Pioneer Newspaper Article

Somewhere Near Deer River, Minnesota August 2, 2019 Dear Family & Friends: Here is a link to an article that appeared in the local Bemidji newspaper yesterday. Article Bill


Southward Bound

Crazy James Point Campsite August 1, 2019 Dear Family & Friends: It has been said “the first 100 miles are the hardest.” We are now past that point and I’m guessing/hoping that assessment is correct. Our July 30 river ride from Bemidji to Cass Lake was the greatest. An easy paddle in stunningly beautiful country. […]


Mississippi River Update

July 30, 2019 Location: Drifting down the Mississippi River just outside of Bemidji, Minnesota.   Click on the arrow below to listen to the update.