Canoeing Mississippi

Canoeing Mississippi

by Ernest Herndon
     
 

The complete guidebook for paddling the rivers and streams of MississippiSee more details below

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The complete guidebook for paddling the rivers and streams of Mississippi

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578062218
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
Publication date:
03/01/2001
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author

Ernest Herndon is a staff writer and outdoors editor of the Enterprise-Journal in McComb, Mississippi. He has written several books and has been published in such anthologies as The Magnolia Club: Fine Times with Nature's Finest and From Behind the Magnolia Curtain: Voices of Mississippi. See the author's Web site at www.ernestherndon.com.

Table of Contents

1.The Rivers of Mississippi: An Overview3
2.Equipment and Techniques7
Boats7
Paddling14
Gear18
Camping23
Navigation27
Fishing29
3.The Mississippi and Its Tributaries35
Mississippi River35
Homochitto River45
Bayou Pierre54
Big Black River61
Yazoo River68
Sunflower River74
Yalobusha River81
Little Tallahatchie River84
Others: Wolf, Hatchie, Coldwater, Amite, Tangipahoa86
4.Northeast Mississippi91
Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway91
Buttahatchee River101
Bear Creek104
5.The Pascagoula River System109
Chunky River109
Chickasawhay River114
Buckatunna Creek120
Leaf River121
Bowie Creek128
Okatoma Creek131
Tallahala Creek135
Bogue Homa Creek139
Pascagoula River141
Black Creek147
Red Creek155
Escatawpa River160
6.Coastal Waters167
Gulf Islands National Seashore167
Biloxi River176
Wolf River180
Jourdan River184
7.The Pearl River Basin189
Pearl River189
Strong River202
Bogue Chitto River205
Topisaw Creek216
Magee's Creek219
8.Lakes225
State Fishing Lakes226
State Parks229
National Forests232
Oxbows235
National Wildlife Refuges239
Reservoirs241
Water Parks242
Equipment Checklist245
Recommended Reading249
Acknowledgments251
Index253

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