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Why you'll catch more fish from a kayak - 3 hr ago
The selling of fishing kayaks, rigged from front to back for serious fishing, has become a lucrative business in Australia, with thousands of new kayaks sold every week. The main reason? ...
Canoe Jumping - 12 hr ago
Where you might use this skill, who knows?? But something fun to do when you find yourself bored, in a canoe, and out on the water...
Feature Trip: Self-Guided kayaking in Finland - 15 hr ago
Finland is a great destination for kayaking. The thousands of lakes and beautiful sea are the perfect setting for a kayak trip for all skill levels. Join us and explore the Finnish nature...
Kayak Fishing: Rod Holder Installation - 1 day ago
Kayak angler Jeff Little demonstrates how to install a rod holder on a kayak in this DIY video. Watch this short video before you start drilling holes in your boat!
Product Review: Murrelet 4PD (kit) by Pygmy Boats Inc. - 1 day ago
Wow, what a great experience. I ordered the Murrelet with the more maneuverable hull and larger cockpit... The instructions are very clear and easy to follow, I did have a couple question...
Kayakers escape injury after getting caught in dam waters - 2 days ago
Mason City, IA: Two kayakers escaped injury after their kayaks got caught in dam waters on the Winnebago River.
Tips for Reducing Gear Failure - 2 days ago
Cliff Jacobson is a "belt and suspenders" kind of man... he doubles up to prevent failure. In this article, he mentions a few tips to double up and help prevent gear failure when you're o...
New Product: AdvancedFrame Expedition LTD by Adv. Elements - 2 days ago
This 13 foot hybrid inflatable kayak features a proven aluminum rib-frame technology in the bow and stern, providing paddling performance that rivals hard-shell kayaks.
Capsized kayak in icy lake washes 'miracle' ashore - 3 days ago
Portage, IN: Michael Triem battled frigid, near-freezing Lake Michigan waters after capsizing and losing his kayak on an outing with his son.
Kayaker encounters Basking Shark - 3 days ago
It may look like a creature from some far-flung country, but this basking shark was captured on camera by a kayaker along the Kerry coast of Ireland.
Store Feature: Green Wicking Shirt - 4 days ago
A high performance wicking t-shirt with UPF 30+ sun protection. Light-weight, comfortable and much drier than cotton - it's a great shirt!
Making Ramen Even Better - 4 days ago
Tamia's recent column on using instant ramen in camp gave short shrift to this ubiquitous staple's nutritional deficiencies, and readers were quick to point that out. So this time around,...
UK Kayak Group enounters Giant Jellyfish - 4 days ago
A Kayaking group in England had a big surprise when they went for an evening paddle 30 barrel jellyfish.
Loaded, Lashed and Locked - 4 days ago
Read about a kayak angler's experience using a truck bed extender, as well as getting a refresher with step-by-step instructions on lashing a boat to any rack.
Gear Spotlight: Pro Cooler by IceMule - 5 days ago
These are serious coolers designed for extreme adventure. Or... even just for when you have a lot of stuff to keep cold and don't want to lug a huge, hard, bulky cooler around!
NZ kayaker smashes world record - 7 days ago
Tim Taylor smashed the world record for a 24-hour solo kayak journey Friday morning, surpassing the previous record of 194.1km at 4.30am and continuing to paddle until 7am.
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Crew Team Attacked by Flying Carp - 8 days 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) - 8 days 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 - 8 days 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 - 8 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 - 9 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 - 9 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 - 9 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) - 10 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 - 10 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 - 11 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 - 11 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 - 11 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 - 11 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 - 12 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 - 13 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.




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