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Winter Camping for divers

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  1. fatlab

    fatlab Elite Refuge Member

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    I'm thinking of doing some diver hunting on the columbia up between Pateros and Brewster. Anyone got any tips for winter camping in the area? Gonna throw up the tent

    Thanks!
     
  2. FiresandFowl

    FiresandFowl Elite Refuge Member

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  3. fatlab

    fatlab Elite Refuge Member

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    Usually do but cold sleeping is half the fun
     
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    fataldeducktion Senior Refuge Member

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    And well worth the cod for a couple coots.
     
  5. All Day

    All Day Elite Refuge Member

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    This from several years back. When the upper Columbia had scads of divers. The temp was 18 degrees at 3 PM. We couldn't do it without propane and heaters.

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  6. cprodave

    cprodave Senior Refuge Member

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    Be sure your beer stays in the cooler to keep from freezing.

    Seriously, "hot tenting" is popular in Scandanavia (Google it); although i have never tried it.
     
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  7. fatlab

    fatlab Elite Refuge Member

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    Anyone have a location for camping? Somewhere you can boondock?
     
  8. All Day

    All Day Elite Refuge Member

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    I can't find any remote camping below Chief Joseph dam. Rufus woods has sucked for duck hunting but camping is really great. Used to be scads of ducks but not since they killed all the milfoil.
     

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