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Paddling Lake Huron Fishing Island - Jul 24 2021

  • 24 Jul 2021
  • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Oliphant Gov't Dock
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Paddling Lake Huron Fishing Island Jul 24 2021

Registration opens March 5 2021

Name of Trip Volunteer

Sandy Nay

Email of Trip Volunteer


Trip Address

31 Shoreline Ave, Wiarton ( Oliphant Gov't Dock)

Body of Water

Lake Huron

Boat Launch Location

Govt Dock Oliphant,

Arrival Time

9:30 AM

On the water time, ready to paddle

10:15 AM

Maximum number of paddlers including leader


Boat Rental Available


Boat Rental Details

Suntrail Outfitters - Hepworth

Launch Conditions

Sand and pebbles

Bathroom Facilities at Launch Site

Bathroom facilities on location

Paddling Conditions

Night, Fog or Heavy Rain



Grade B - Light to Moderate Up to 12 knots (22 kms/hour) – wind noticeably affects movement of paddle

Waves, Breaking Waves, & Swell

Grade B - Waves up to 2 feet; no breaking waves (Waves up to armpit; light to moderate chop; scattered whitecaps)

Landing Type

Grade A - Frequent easy landing opportunities including gently sloping; sand; gravel or grass

Open Crossings

Grade A - No open crossings

Daily Distance

Grade B - 10 to 18 kms (6 to 11 miles)


Grade B - Mild currents Up to 2 knots (4 km/hour) current increases / decreases group speed by half

Trip Grade Assessment


After Paddle Leisure Time

Go to Restaurant After Paddle

To be determined

Trip Costs

Book your own accommodations.  

Additional Information

This is considered two separate day trips without accommodations. You will need to book your own campsite or motel if you plan to stay overnight. Saturday we’ll paddle around the Fishing Island, Sunday plan to paddle the Sauble River and weather dependent go into Lake Huron along the shores of Sauble Beach. You are able to register for both or just one of the day trips.

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