Pack & Paddle hosts a kayak fishing meeting tomorrow night, Jan. 19 at 6 p.m. Guest speakers will discuss fishing techniques, launch locations, and various routes. “We have a lot of new events on the calendar this year for kids, families and the fishermen,” says John Williams, owner of Pack & Paddle. “Come out and see all the fun we’re having in a kayak.” For more information, call 232-5854.
Also, if you’ve got a few minutes and are looking for some good online reading, check out the nature, travel, and adventure blog of John and Becky Williams (of Pack & Paddle). It is called "It's About the Journey." Good stuff. You can read it here.
Pack & Paddle is located at 301 E. Pinhook Rd. in Lafayette.
David Calhoun and Elizabeth “EB” Brooks are the first two employees of Lafayette Central Park Inc., the nonprofit charged with turning Lafayette Consolidated Government’s 100-acre Johnston Street Horse Farm property into a passive public park. Calhoun was named executive director, and Brooks is director of planning and design.
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