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 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:25:00 -0400 Latest news and features from Paddling.net Turning Your Kayak Quickly http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7837&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7837&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/SweepEdgeVid.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>Mike Aronoff looks at edging and the kayak sweep stroke in this short tutorial video that will assist in turning your kayak quickly. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7837&rss=1 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:25:00 -0400 Product Review: Greenland II kayak by Folbot http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7839&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7839&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/Review1023.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>The Greenland II is very stable in rough water, it tracks well and moves along easily at moderate speed. The Greenland II turns more like a canoe than a kayak and is best used in open water. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7839&rss=1 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:30:00 -0400 Trip Report: Little River (VA) http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7838&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7838&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/1023trip2.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>I usually begin at the Little River Dam and paddle upstream about 5 miles towards Snowville. Very quiet water for 4.5 miles, then you encounter a class 1 Rapids. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7838&rss=1 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Backcountry Canoe Rule Debate http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7835&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7835&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/CliffBWCA.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>Cliff Jacobson looks at the 'maximum group size' rule in the BWCA by making some observations and voicing his calculated call for a slight change to this current restriction. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7835&rss=1 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:50:00 -0400 Paddling Perks 2015! Calendar, T-Shirt and More Just $25! http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7836&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7836&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/nlImages/perks2015.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>The 2015 Paddling Perks program is now available! Check out the 2015 calendar, the new t-shirts and the SAVINGS you will enjoy once you sign up. All for just $25 http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7836&rss=1 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:30:00 -0400 Paddling through fall's palette http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7827&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7827&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/1018fall.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>I recently paddled a 5-mile reach, up and back, where I enjoyed a quiet afternoon among a forest preparing for winter and surrounded by incredibly awesome fall color. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7827&rss=1 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Massive pumpkin paddled to world record http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7834&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7834&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/sm_pumpkin1022.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>Charles Clark broke a world record by paddling 100 meters in a pumpkin weighing 440 pounds. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7834&rss=1 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:00:00 -0400 Feature Canoe - Prospector by American Traders http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7831&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7831&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/canoe022514.gif" align="left" border="0"></A><A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7831"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/canoe022514.gif" BORDER="0"></A> http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7831&rss=1 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:12:00 -0400 Store Feature: Black Canoehead Fleece http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7833&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7833&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/1018fleece.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>This mid-weight fleece features the popular red & white "Canoehead" embroidered design that really pops off the black background. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7833&rss=1 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:00:00 -0400 Honey in the Backcountry http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7830&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7830&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/honey.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>When it comes to sweetening food, Tamia often turns to honey, a ready fuel and a hardy traveler that can be used to make almost any good meal a little bit better. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7830&rss=1 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Whirlpool Swallows Kayak! http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7829&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7829&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/whirlpool1020.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>Watch this slow-motion video of a kayaker getting completely sucked into a massive whirlpool on the Ottawa River. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7829&rss=1 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:00:00 -0400 From the Archives: Value of Guided Kayaking Trips http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7826&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7826&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/md_0518news.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>Wayne Horodowich relates a personal experience which changed his opinion on the value of paying the extra money to take a guided kayaking tour http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7826&rss=1 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:30:00 -0400 Gear Spotlight: Kayak Kaboose trailer by Kayak-Kayak http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7823&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7823&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/kaboose1020.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>The Kayak Kaboose is the complete paddlesports transport solution made of welded, galvanized, heavy gauge steel frame for durability and longevity. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7823&rss=1 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Tips to Hunt and Haul Bucks by Canoe http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7828&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7828&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/1020news.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>Here's an article from 'Field & Stream' to tell you what you need to know to pull off a successful wilderness float hunt. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7828&rss=1 Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:00:00 -0400 Kind kayak donation keeps teacher paddling http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7824&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7824&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/1018news2.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>Kim Craig was diagnosed with a secondary melanoma, leaving her without the strength needed for her weekly kayak trip. With a kind donation of a tandem kayak the tradition continues. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7824&rss=1 Sat, 18 Oct 2014 09:30:00 -0400 New Paddling.net Sweepstakes! http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7825&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7825&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/sweepstakes1017.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>Make sure to enter the new sweepstakes from Paddling.net which features three great boats: a NEXT canoe (paddle included) from Old Town Canoe, a Cruiser 12 Angler from Jackson Kayak, and a Sound 120xe kayak from Elie. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7825&rss=1 Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:00:00 -0400 Feature Kayak - Pinguino 145-4PD (kit) by Pygmy Boats Inc. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7821&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7821&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/kayak101714.gif" align="left" border="0"></A><A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7821"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/kayak101714.gif" BORDER="0"></A> http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7821&rss=1 Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:13:00 -0400 Nature's Canoe Magnet? http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7820&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7820&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/canoeMagnetVid.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>Watch a series of funny canoe accidents that happen with the same lone rock all within just 6 minutes of each other... http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7820&rss=1 Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:00:00 -0400 Feature Trip: The Berry Islands (Bahamas) http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7815&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7815&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/1017trip.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>Treat yourself to a mothership experience aboard Mirage as you paddle the spectacular Berry Islands of the Bahamas. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7815&rss=1 Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Kayak Fishing Basics: Speed Matters! http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7817&rss=1 <A HREF="http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7817&amp;rss=1"><IMG SRC="http://www.paddling.net/feedImages/KayakSpeedVid1.jpg" align="left" border="0"></A>This video looks at the advantages of speed in an angling kayak and the trade off between speed and stability, plus it addresses proper paddling technique for peak performance. http://www.paddling.net/goFeed.html?aid=7817&rss=1 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:30:00 -0400