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The 100-degree rule was finally met in the Gorge Sunday afternoon. The general rule of thumb states that when water and air temperatures add up to 100 or more, it's no longer considered ludicrous to play in the river. With 42 degree water and 60 degree air, the rule was just barely met, and on cue there were about a dozen boardheads skimming across the water all afternoon.

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