Right on, Scott! I know what that 'geek out on my new rig' feeling is like, and am super stoked for you.
I've been at this 3 years now, and am still humbly learning myself. We got the raft to fish with, and I find myself enjoying being on the oars as much as the fishing at this point.
There are folks on here with far more experience running whitewater, so if that's your interest then I'm sure someone will chime in. But if you're like me and fishing is also your passion, I'd be happy to get up with you two some time. We could meet with both boats and my wife and son could come along, or I could hop on with you guys and fish all day while your practice your rowing.
Seriously, welcome to this fantastic, lifelong love that we all share.
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