More Bogan Wood Beta
Three other kayakers and myself ran Bogan on Sunday 6/10/2007 when it was flowing in the 700-800 range.
First Strainer: River wide, 6" above the river, about 1/3 mile down from the bridge in a left bend of the river. Eddy out and portage river right; should be plenty of room for kayakers in the eddy even at higher flows. The log was old and didn't have many branches, but would result in a nasty pin none the less.
Second Strainer: After the first log there is a right hand bend and then a short straight section- the second strainer is at the end of the straight section and is new within the past few weeks. Very large tree river wide with branches everywhere. This one is big and will be there for a while- the main trunk was just below river level. About 100 feet above the strainer there is a large eddy on river left, big enough for a raft or two or 6-7 kayaks. The portage from this eddy is a b**** on a steep, loose embankment. Cautious kayakers, however, can run one boat at a time to a small one boat eddy immediately above the strainer on river left and do a short portage from there. The one boat eddy may not exist at higher flows.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.