Top photo: Castlegar’s Steven Leffelaar hangs 10 with area kayakers who took advantage of close to ideal conditions on the Columbia River on Sunday. The low-water levels create a deep hole and fast water at Rock Island

Top photo: Castlegar’s Steven Leffelaar hangs 10 with area kayakers who took advantage of close to ideal conditions on the Columbia River on Sunday. The low-water levels create a deep hole and fast water at Rock Island

Surf’s up on the Columbia River

Sunday offered near ideal conditions for kayakers, surfers and paddle boarders on the Columbia River at Rock Island.