Paddling.net News and Features http://www.paddling.net/ http://www.paddling.net/Images/newLogo2.gif Paddling.net News and Features http://www.paddling.net/ en-us Sat, 26 Jul 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Latest news and features from Paddling.net Descendant of William Clark floats Missouri River http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7563&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7563&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/0726news3.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>Churchill Clark spent two and a half months carving his dug-out canoe and is now paddling it from Twin Bridges, Mont. to St. Louis, Mo. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7563&rss=1 Sat, 26 Jul 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Kayakers wrap up Alaskan journey http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7562&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7562&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/0725new1.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>66-year-old Alan Campbell and 68-year-old David Maxwell recently completed a kayak trip of about 1,850 km that took them as far north as Juneau, Alaska. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7562&rss=1 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:30:00 -0400 Kayak Fishing Photo of the Week http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7561&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7561&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/fishPhoto0725.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>See more photos like this 16 inch, 3 lb. Smallmouth Bass and submit your own fishing photo for a chance to win a kayak. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7561&rss=1 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Feature Kayak - Voyageur by Vajda http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7558&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7558&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/kayak072414.gif" align="left" border="0"></A><A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7558"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/kayak072414.gif" BORDER="0"></A> http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7558&rss=1 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:14:00 -0400 Whale-vator: What NOT to Do! http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7559&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7559&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/whale-lift.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>A massive whale lifts tandem kayak out of water and takes startled paddlers for a short ride. Incredible video; discouraged human behavior. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7559&rss=1 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:00:00 -0400 Feature Trip: Bahama Mamas Sea Kayak Trip http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7553&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7553&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/0725trip.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>An expedition style "woman's only" sea kayaking trip through the Brigantine Cays. Designed for women with basic or beginner kayaking skills, this trip will be the perfect combination of paddling and relaxation. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7553&rss=1 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Drone Video of Wooden Canoe Heritage Assoc. Assembly http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7554&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7554&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/WoodenCanoe2014.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>Some beautiful drone video of the 2014 Wooden Canoe Heritage Association Assembly that showcases these awesome works of art and labors of love. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7554&rss=1 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:43:00 -0400 Product Review: Aspire 100 kayak by Wilderness Systems http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7556&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7556&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/Review0724.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>It is perfect for a first time kayaker of smaller frame. Extremely stable. I've never had a problem getting in and out with the 44" cockpit. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7556&rss=1 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:30:00 -0400 3 students, 1 canoe - Week 5 http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7555&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7555&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/0724news3.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>3 Fort Lewis College (CO) students are paddling down the Missouri River for a research project to understand environmental changes and effects of land use on the water. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7555&rss=1 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Kayak Draw Stroke (In-Water Recovery) http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7552&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7552&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/DrawStrokeVid0723.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>In this short tutorial video, Mike Aronoff demonstrates the kayak draw stroke with an in-water recovery, and gives step-by-step instructions. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7552&rss=1 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:00:00 -0400 New Product: Kayak/Canoe Trailers by Remackel Trailers http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7551&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7551&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/0723Remackel.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>Remackel Trailers builds 2, 4, 6, and 8 place galvanized steel canoe trailers that can stand up to any rugged road. With removable racks, these trailers can also be used as utility trailers. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7551&rss=1 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:30:00 -0400 Heavenly moments in the Boundary Waters http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7547&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7547&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/0722news3.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>When canoe country beckons, with its campfires and shore lunches, still waters and rapids, you get up and go, putting your shoulder to a paddle and enjoying piecemeal, if necessary, what once were weeklong excursions http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7547&rss=1 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Trip Report: Big Rideau Lake (ON) http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7550&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7550&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/0723trip1.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>The highlight of this park are the easy, beautiful, secluded paddle-in primitive campsites. From the boat launch, it's a mere 5-minute paddle to the closest site http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7550&rss=1 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:00:00 -0400 Feature Canoe - Legend by American Traders http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7545&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7545&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/canoe092413.gif" align="left" border="0"></A><A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7545"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/canoe110910.gif" BORDER="0"></A> http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7545&rss=1 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:12:00 -0400 Store Feature: Maize Kayak T-shirt http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7549&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7549&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/1217maize.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>This shirt features three kayaks gracefully wrapping around the front of the maize/yellow colored shirt. Part of the "Buy 2, Get 1 FREE" Shirt Special! http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7549&rss=1 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:00:00 -0400 Camping Comfort - The Bathroom http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7548&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7548&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/smoothing4.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>What goes in must come out. Which is why Tamia's tour of "Camp Comfort" ends in the bathroom. But don't worry, it's very tastefully done. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7548&rss=1 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:00:00 -0400 First Person View of 110 year old Ghost Ship http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7544&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7544&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/ghostShipVid.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>Kayakers paddle by and explore a 110 year-old derelict ship on a tributary of the Ohio River. This ship has some interesting history... http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7544&rss=1 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:00:00 -0400 From the Archives: Double Dipping in a Canoe http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7542&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7542&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/Canoe2Blades.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>Tom Watson shares a history of paddles plus the pros and cons of a single vs. double blade when paddling a solo canoe. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7542&rss=1 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:30:00 -0400 Gear Spotlight: Heel and Pegpads by Yakpads http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7538&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7538&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/0923pads.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>Relieves pressure points on balls of your feet and heels; Insulates feet from a cold boat bottom. Limits the wear on inner-hulls of composite boats. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7538&rss=1 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Father-son duo ready to conquer the AuSable River http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7541&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7541&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/0719new1.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>The AuSable River Canoe Marathon is exceptional among endurance sport competitions. Ryan and his dad, Todd Bennett, plan to participate next weekend in the 67th edition of what is billed as North America's toughest canoe race. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7541&rss=1 Sun, 20 Jul 2014 13:00:00 -0400