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Extreme Kayak Fish Summer Slam Video

As the dust settles for Summer Slam I, the focus now looks forward to August. Summer Slam II is set for August 25th. Be sure to register HERE if you …

Fish

(NEXT) BEST PADDLING TOWNS: DAYTON, OH

<i>Photos Courtesy: Miami Conservancy District</i><p>Around the turn of the 19th century, the Wright Brothers-aviation pioneers credited with inventing the …

Hiking

Three Tips for a Multi-Week Self-Support Expedition

The Great Lakes have a way of asserting themselves with subtle and not-so-subtle cues. Heed their advice and you'll stay safe; if not, you may suffer …

Lake Superior

Why Towing a Canoe Across Half the Country is Good for Paddling

A parade of mud-covered, beleaguered cyclists pedaled toward us near Mile 100 on the shaded Great Allegheny Passage trail. They stopped long enough …

Mudslides

Independent Paddling

For most kayakers, the freedom to paddle your own boat is at the core of the paddling experience.<br>It certainly was for Bobby Miller.<p>Though Miller's …

Kayaking

Wild Cards Qualify Spots for the “Main Event” at North Fork Championship VII

The Expert Division race is in the books, the field of 30 is set, and now it’s time to get ready for the Saturday’s Main Event. Here are the 10 …

Great Lakes

The Passage | New Film About Bonding With Parents on the Inside Passage

Nathan Dappen is a filmmaker and co-owner of Day’s Edge Productions. His most recent film, <i>The Passage</i>, chronicles parallel canoe trips up the Inside …

Filmmaking

On-The-Go Jerky Snacks for Paddlers

<b>Krave Jerky</b><p><b>Chef's Cuts</b><p><b>4505 Meats</b><p><b>Flavor</b><p>Tender and addictive. One package reportedly contains 2.5 servings; don’t say we didn’t warn ya<p>Refined--not too …

Food

Not Fake News! Real Opinions About Paddlesports Media

As staff photographer for <i>Canoe & Kayak</i>, I approached coverage of this year’s GoPro Mountain Games a little differently. Of course I was going to …

Social Media

What to Watch For: North Fork Championship VII

Once again, it is that magical time of year when the world’s best whitewater kayakers descend upon Banks, Idaho for the now-seventh installment of …

Kayaking

Field Tested: Warm-Weather Camp Gear

<b>Lighting:</b> Lightweight powerbanks are the most efficient way to charge electronics on short forays in the field without the hassle of packing solar …

Camping

Mississippi Opens New Kayak Access

<b>In a recent effort to promote recreation, Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks (MDWFP) has finished the construction of a riverside</b> …

Hiking

Make no Mistake: Cleveland is for Paddlers

Cleveland had never jumped to the top my paddling bucket list. Or even landed anywhere near the bucket. The images that jumped to mind were drab Rust …

Hiking

Inside the Northern Forest Canoe Trail: A Case for Maine

<i>Last summer, filmmakers Brad Tallent and Austin Graham of Adventureitus Productions, along with their partners, Megan Tallent and Mallory Hirschler,</i> …

Hiking

Extreme Kayak Summer Slam Pt I Winners

As the first installment of the Extreme Kayak Summer Slam wraps up, the winners are announced. Over 100 kayak fishermen lined Pompano Beach. Tuna, …

Kayak Fishing

Video: Mikel Sarasola’s Upper Humla Karnali Experience

Earlier this spring, the international crew of Aniol Serrasolses, Todd Wells, Surjan Tamang and Mikel Sarasola journeyed to one of the Himalaya’s …

GoPro

Destination: Big Pine Key

It didn’t take long to get our bearings when we crossed the historic Seven Mile Bridge and arrived in Big Pine Key, scanning the sandy coral cay: …

Fishing

How to paddle every month, for 25 years

If kayaker Larry Merrill lived in Weeki Wachee, Florida, paddling for 303 consecutive months (i.e. a quarter century and change) would be somewhat …

Kayaking

Kayak Makers KL Outdoor, GSC Technologies Merge

Two of the biggest rec kayak manufacturers in the industry, Michigan-based KL Outdoor and Quebec-based GSC Technologies, have merged to form …

Kayaking

Coursing Through America | 4,750-Mile Canoe Expedition Underway

Canadian photographer and adventurer Jillian Brown grew up idolizing legendary expeditionaries, namely, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. She …

Hiking

Kayaker Confuses Rattlesnake for Alligator, Grabs it Anyway

If you're too drunk to distinguish a rattlesnake from an alligator, you have no business messing with reptiles of any kind.<p>Michael Adams, 28, learned …

Kayaking

At the Hobie Worlds, Fishing is Secondary

<b>I am not sure what I had in my mind when I found out Sweden was going to be the location for Hobie Fishing World's 7.</b> I had these mental images of …

Fishing

Rob Choi with Potential World Record 53lb Redfish

Rob Choi has recently submitted his application for a world record red drum caught fly fishing to the International Game Fish Association (IGFA) …

Fishing

EXPEDITION PLANNING 101: FOOD FOR THE LONG HAUL

This short course in successful food prep for expeditions comes down to a single phrase: <b>Dry your own!</b><p>Pick up a food dehydrator and start …

Waterpalooza 2018

<b>Waterpalooza started five years ago when Joel and Janis Martin, a Central Tennessean family</b> <b>came up with the idea to create a community centered</b> …

8 Interesting People Protecting Rivers for Paddling

"Rivers are the lungs of our ecosystem. In the spring they take a big breath, fill with water, and slowly exhale throughout the year. That is, if …

San Antonio

California-to-Hawaii Kayaker in Critical, Stable Condition

R.W. Hand’s latest attempt to paddle from the U.S. mainland to the Hawaiian Islands came to an immediate and near-fatal end recently. On the …

River Guide Ken Sleight Remembers A 1959 Glen Canyon Trip

This year marks the 52nd anniversary of the completion of Glen Canyon Dam, which created Lake Powell and flooded 180 miles of the Colorado River. But …

Ain’t Nobody Going to Win The Million Dollars on ‘The Brigade’

The York Factory Express holds a special place in the annals of the North American fur trade. The 2,600-mile run from the Pacific Coast to Hudson Bay …

How To: Transfer Tracks from Lowrance to Google Earth

<b>I’ve told quite a few people that one of the best purchases I’ve made for kayak fishing was a Lowrance map/fishfinder unit and satellite imagery map</b> …