What do you see on a morning paddle after a holiday weekend is over? The water in the Allegheny River is so clear that you see anywhere from 2-7 feet to the bottom of the river. While most mornings before 9 am, I can usually do a 3 mile round trip paddle in just over an hour with flat water, the sites under the water are really amazing. This summer of Covid-19 lockdown has been very eye opening standing on top of the water with the iSUP. No need to run off and referee a soccer match or fly away to an exotic location, instead the Allegheny River has provided a new connection to nature.
First you need to understand that once the navigation charts stop, the wildlife becomes even more amazing.