Many stand-up paddleboarders unaware of rules

By Megan Kehoe • The Bulletin Published Jun 26, 2014 at 12:01AM
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin You need more than the paddle and board if you’re going paddleboarding. A life jacket, whistle or other noisemaker and an invasive species permit (depending on the size of the board) are all required by law.
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Paddleboarders make their way up and downstream in the Deschutes River near the Old Mill district in Bend Wednesday afternoon. Adult paddleboarders are required to carry a life jacket by law, and children 12 and younger must wear them at all times.