South Fork Kaweah River Canyon to Hockett

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Re: South Fork Kaweah River Canyon to Hockett

Post by limpingcrab » Tue Nov 17, 2015 12:43 am

Cool, I don't think we've ever met but it sounds like we should! Not a ton of people into type II mountain fun and I could always go for some nice bushwhacking.

Darin, good to know. Maybe still fun to fish though?
I've tubed (what I grew up doing) or kayaked (just have an IK) everything from Buckeye Flat to the lake except for that long slide into a corner right next to Buckeye Campground but I'd like to at lower flows.
I would love to check out the middle fork up higher whether it needs a rope or not! One of my favorite fishing spots is to bush whack down a little way past Moro Creek and fish up towards Panther Creek until a gorge makes upward progress too difficult. My dream trip is to go from Buck Creek all the way down over a couple days. Here's where I usually stop, though now I've taken up fly fishing.
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Pretty much all of my experience on that river is at pretty low flows playing around in the IK or fishing but it's such a beautiful river, which I'm sure you know since you've been all over the Kaweahs.

PS. I went down to the upper end of Marble Falls after those guys ran it (well, rappelled it) a couple years ago looking for caves and found scraped off kayak plastic on the rocks. That's another section of river that would be fun to canyoneer at low flows with a fishing pole!
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