Event Detail

Rahal Sept 2023 (formerly PP 2023)
  Event has started, it is no longer possible to enroll.
Start Date/Time: Thursday, September 28, 2023
End Date/Time: Sunday, October 1, 2023
Recurring Event: One time event
Weekend / Intermediate Skill
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Trip Initiator:  Ken Bement

Expenses/Fees:  $70.00/kayak Estimate - Mothership (Captain tip is separate).  Settle with Ken

Trip Description:  This is a weekend campout on the beach at Rahal Bayou on the southwest end of Pringle Lake.  The location is on the bay side of Matagorda Island, southwest of the Matagorda Island WMA.

We will depart Thursday, Sep 28,  from The Inn at Clark's in Port O'Connor, returning on Sunday, Oct 1.  Attendees must be a current PACK member, dues and waiver complete.   

Note that this is a  4 day/3 night trip.  

How to Sign Up:   

If you want to go, login, and click the link below to automatically have your name added to the list.

How to Get There:  The Inn at Clark's is located in Port O'Connor at the south end of 7th Street.

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What to Pack/Bring:

See Standard PACK List for items to consider for any PACK outing

Important items:

  • VHF Radio for communication and emergency contact
  • First Aid Kit 
  • Lunch, Water, snacks
  • Kayak Drift Sock
  • Anchor and/or Stake-Out Stick
  • Foul Weather Gear 

REQUIRED READING:   Recommended guidelines for participates:

  • Make sure trip leader or an officer has your emergency contact
  • Notify the trip leader if you have any potential concerns
  • If inexperienced, then buddy up. Make sure the trip leader knows your experience level
  • Communicate with the trip leader, if you are unsure of your skill level required
  • Member dues are current
  • Guests are invited to particpate
  • Have performed deep water entries
  • Carry a first aid kit
  • Have a life jacket
  • Have a VHF radio
  • Inform the trip leader of your float plan if planning to fish alone or longer then the designated times.
  • Sign in and sign out at the launch site. Inform the trip leader if you will be launching in a different place.
  • The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway.

Recommended for Trip Leaders:

  • Insures proper authorizations
  • Secure sites
  • Prepare emergency preparedness plan
  • Keep abreast of weather conditions that might effect the trip
  • Point out any potential area hazards
  • Maintain a head count
  • Have available a first aid kit
  • Have a VHF radio

Fishing Options: East, West, North

Guest Participants:

(We prefer for you to create a login account on this website so that you can have your name added to the auto register list below. If you don't have a registered login account on this website we can list your name here; please contact the trip leader to request your name to manually added. If you have a login account then use the enroll feature at the top of this page to become part of the auto enroll list below)

Owned by Drifting Yak On Monday, March 13, 2023