Story last updated at 4:46 p.m. Thursday, October 17, 2002

Surf's up
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  Photo by Skip Richards
 
Scott Dickerson, right, and Tom Pogson take advantage of the big waves last week to do some kayak surfing at the mouth of Beluga Slough. Pogson, a paddling enthusiast, said he was out on the water for about two hours Oct. 9. "You really need a sustained southwest wind," he said of the conditions needed for good surfing. "When the swell comes in and it blows long enough and hard enough, it's pretty darn good."

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