A Small Charge For A Chance To Raft In The Water - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

A Small Charge For A Chance To Raft In The Water

YAKIMA, Wash. - At the Yakima river near mile post 121, anyone can pay only five dollars for a nice rafting trip during this hot weather.  The owner of the property says the five dollars he collects from the rafters is how the shop can afford to pay for the property and keep it running.

"A local fly fishing shop and Jack Mitchell leased it to keep it open so that fly fishing boats could go out," says Ron Little, a money collector on the private property.

Some rafters say the private property location is ideal because one gets a longer time to float on the water. 

Little says they can earn up to three hundred dollars at the end of a day, but all the money goes in to paying for the property and keep rafters a nice place to go.

HD DOPPLER 6i
/