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Crew Team Attacked by Flying Carp - 15 hr ago
Watch as the freshman men's crew team from Washington University in St. Louis (MO) get attacked by giant Asian Carp during an early morning practice at Creve Coeur Lake.
Feature Trip: San Juan Islands Budget Kayak Trips (WA) - 18 hr ago
These Casual Lodging Kayak Vacations include 3-6 days of kayaking in whale territory along the shores of the San Juan Islands, paddling at the base of rocky cliffs and drifting by pebbled...
Heel-Hook Assisted Kayak Rescue - 1 day ago
Mike Aronoff takes a look at how to do this valuable assisted rescue technique. It works well for more people than any other rescue because it uses your leg strength to get back on top of...
Product Review: NEXT canoe by Old Town - 2 days ago
I was really impressed with the performance. Also got to run in the wake of some boats going too fast... Not a problem... Likes - seat is super comfortable, low CG, handling.
Lincoln Canoe & Kayak Added to Buyers' Guide - 2 days ago
Now you can check out the line of canoes and kayaks from Lincoln and compare them with the plethora of canoes and kayaks available to research in the Paddling.net Boat Buyers' Guide.
Basic Canoe Parts Identification - 2 days ago
Do you know what a thwart is? Canoe guide Denny Lange displays the parts of a typical canoe in this short video and explains some of the uses for them. Good information for a beginning ca...
New Product: Delta 17 kayak by Delta Kayaks - 3 days ago
An ideal craft for the enthusiast and advanced paddler looking for a boat that performs in all conditions and now offers more performance, comfort and features than ever before.
Trip Report: Little Miami River (OH) - 3 days ago
This is an easy to moderate trip. Much of this trip is on parts of the river that are not maintained by the canoe liveries. There are some dangers along the way to be avoided like log jam...
Stranded kayakers rescued, charged with reckless operation - 3 days ago
St. Clair Township, OH: Two kayakers escaped the dangerous Great Miami River current with help from rescue officials, but could not escape the law...
Store Feature: Ladies Kayak T-shirt - 4 days ago
This women's-cut t-shirt is dark brown and features a purple-pink kayak floating in the middle of a paisley pattern.
Dressing for Paddling - 4 days ago
Paddlers can be go-anywhere, do-anything types, or have a more laid-back approach to the sport. This difference is reflected in their respective wardrobes. Check it out.
Paddlers race 160 miles to Lake Michigan - 4 days ago
Friday morning, 85 people lined up for the start of a one-of-its-kind race along the Red Cedar and Grand rivers from Okemos to Lake Michigan. Over the next 2 1/2 days, they attempted to p...
Paddling in the Wind and the Weeds - 5 days ago
The challenge of paddling on lakes choked with weeds is often offset with superb wildlife viewing. Here are some improvised strokes for such occasions.
Gear Spotlight: Space Trailer - 5 days ago
Haul up to five kayaks, two canoes or a combination of boats and bikes on top and half a ton of gear (1000lbs) in this low profile enclosed sport trailer
From Montreal to Mexico by Kayak - 7 days ago
There may be plenty of flights from Montreal toward Mexico this May, but three high school friends from Ile-Perrot, QC will be opting to take their kayaks instead.
Jetboat incident puts water safety in the spotlight - 7 days ago
It is hoped that a close call between a group of paddlers on the Rangitaiki River in New Zealand and a commercial jetboat operator will open doors to water safety talks.
Iceberg SUP Golfing - 8 days ago
Lake Michigan in March showcases a beautiful icy shoreline, icebergs and... golfers?? Watch this video and see what incredible lengths this golfer goes to for a round.
Feature Trip: Paddle Across Portugal (6 day) - 8 days ago
Join us as we paddle the magnificent Douro River, passing through a very undeveloped part of Europe, sleeping in small B&B and taking our meals in restaurants all run by Portuguese families.
Essential Gear for Kayaking - 8 days ago
Nigel Foster discusses a few pieces of essential gear to get started sea kayaking in this video. Primarily, he looks at the importance of proper PFD fit and function plus the necessity of...
Product Review: Fast Track 465 Kayak by Sea Eagle - 9 days ago
We have had this boat in big water, flat water, and rivers and never felt unsafe. I also use it as a SUP. I weigh over 200lbs and with the floor blown up hard I can stand up in kayak and ...
East Coast Paddlesports and Outdoor Fest April 17-19 - 9 days ago
Charleston, SC: The popular East Coast Paddlesports and Outdoor Festival returns with something outdoorsy for every age and interest on April 17-19 at James Island County Park.
Crazy Canoe Games - 9 days ago
We've posted a few videos of some crazy canoe games for every paddler to consider or just laugh along with the silliness and ingenuity of people. There's a clip of Canoe Jousting and Ramp...
New Product: Lockable Trailer Boxes by Remackel Trailers - 10 days ago
With these lockable aluminum boxes you can secure your most valuable gear on your trailer while you're away canoeing without any worries.
Canoes: How to buy one for half-price - 10 days ago
On April 25, the Midwest Mountaineering's Outdoor Adventure Expo will hold a canoe and kayak auction, wherein owners can bring their used crafts to be auctioned off - to those in need of ...
Trip Report: Merced River - Yosemite (CA) - 10 days ago
The portion of the Merced River described here is a meandering, quiet reach in a glaciated valley surrounded by vertical granite walls thousands of feet high.
Store Feature: Kayak Trees T-Shirt - 11 days ago
This dark blue t-shirt features a paddler kayaking thru a reflection of trees on the water. Right now, Buy any 2 t-shirts and Get 1 for FREE!
Are Drysuits Worth the Cost? - 11 days ago
For some time, the gold standard in early season apparel has been the drysuit. It combines outstanding protection with pretty fair comfort. But are Drysuits worth the cost? Tamia looks in...
Six of the world's best places to sea kayak - 11 days ago
This article from a New Zealand website has chosen 6 places from around to world to sea kayak. Highly debatable... what's on your bucket list of places to kayak?
Rules for Spring Run Off! - 12 days ago
Claudia Kerckhoff-Van Wijk of the Madawaska Kanu Centre in Ontario has a few rules to follow when you're heading out for the first few paddles of the Spring
Gear Spotlight: Hoister Storage System by Harken - 12 days ago
The Harken Hoister Storage System stores your canoe or kayak overhead, freeing up valuable wall and floor space. 1, 2, or 4 lifting points; up to 200 pounds.
Veterans do 'last paddle' on Suwannee River - 13 days ago
For a group of military veterans in Brevard, FL, ages 84 to 91, their trip will probably be the last long-distance canoe trip, though none is quite ready to give up paddling.




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