Some of the 21 participants in the first organized canoe paddle on Grand Lake depart Bayview Marina on Friday morning. Choppy water shortened the original 9-mile East Bank to West Bank trip to a 3-mile jaunt. The Grand Lake/Wabash Watershed Alliance organized the event to educate the public about the lake and watershed related activities on the 13,500-acre lake.
Though three boats had to be towed in and the kayak carrying the organizer of the event sunk in choppy water, the first organized canoe paddle on Grand Lake was a wet, yet successful event. [More