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Return to the Rio Roosevelt

Catching up with Dave Freeman and fellow Minnesota adventurer Paul Schurke, who earlier this month completed a 400-mile canoe descent of the Brazilian Amazon’s storied Rio Roosevelt.

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Search for the Ivory Billed Woodpecker

02.19.2007

Story by Mara KahnPhotos by Larry Ricestory first appeared in March 07 Canoe and KayakPADDLING OUR MUD-STREAKED canoes into a maze of mature bald cypress in Arkansas’ steamy Bayou DeView—a shadowy tableau of swamp-loving trees and acidic, tea-colored water—Marc, Larry and I make our first positive sighting. Unfortunately, it’s not the magnificent ivory-billed woodpecker we […]

Jacksonville Kayak Fishing Classic

02.19.2007

The 4th annual Jacksonville Kayak Fishing Classic promotes kayak fishing in Jacksonville with a fun conservation-oriented format and raises funds for children’s programs through Daniel Memorial. The premier ecotourism event also supports the St. Johns Riverkeeper and the Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) Officials expect that more than 200 kayak anglers will target Redfish, Trout, and […]

Recreational Kayak Review

02.16.2007

These days the term “recreational kayak” has become a catch-all phrase, much like “organic” or “SUV.” Its definition has come to include transitional touring kayaks, sea kayaks, expedition kayaks, kayaks that look like canoes, kayaks that look like river rafts, even surf skis. Whew. For all practical purposes, “recreational” refers to boats a few feet […]

Whitewater Hall of Fame Nominations

02.14.2007

The acceptance period for nominations for the 2007 Class of Inductees into the International Whitewater Hall of Fame is now open and will be accepted from Affiliate Organizations through March 30, 2007. The whitewater community is encouraged to contact their affiliates to participate in the nomination process. A listing of the affiliates can be found […]

Alaska Sea Kayaking Symposium

02.13.2007

The Alaska event will have instructors, guides, outfitters, retailers from around Alaska, a variety of classes never offered before in a symposium, a 5 day lecture series, and trade show. It is open to the public for a fun and educational gathering on Resurrection Bay. Our classes provide a comprehensive introductory, intermediate, and advanced learning […]

Owyhee River

02.13.2007

The Owyhee River takes you on an intoxicating desert run.

Empty Sea Kayak Found in Tasman Sea

02.13.2007

McAuley was attempting to be the first solo paddler to cross the tumultuous 1600km (1,000-mile) Tasman Sea between Tasmania and New Zealand. Late Friday (Feb. 9) The New Zealand Rescue Coordination Center received a garbled emergency radio message but could not confirm it was from McAuley. Searchers found his overturned kayak Saturday evening. His life […]

Amateur Video Contest

02.09.2007

SMILING FACES AND BEAUTIFUL PLACES AMATEUR VIDEO CONTEST Thanks to all the contestants. Voting has closed! And the winna is! Scott Neely! PRIZES Scott NeelyFIRST PRIZE: Airfare and 4 night hotel accomodations for 2 to Charleston, SC. Paddle with Greg Barton. Jerry NolanSECOND PRIZE: Thule Slipstream car top rack system. AZ BoysTHIRD PRIZE: Winners choice […]

Northern Exposure

02.01.2007

first appeared in December ’06 Canoe & Kayak C&K: It’s been about three weeks since you stopped paddling. Are you still sore? JM: No, not at all. My hands are a bit messed up, but no shoulder or back problems at all, a bit surprising really. I’m just starting to run again. Shuffling is more […]

Canoe & Kayak, March 2007 – Table of Contents

02.01.2007

This latest issue of Canoe & Kayak is on sale now. It is the “Green Issue” – our first issue printed on Recycled paper. Pick up a copy at your local newsstand or paddling shop, or subscribe today! FEATURES Arkansas Phoenix – How far would you go to steal a glance at a bird science […]

falsh video test

01.29.2007

Kayaks Across The Andes

01.23.2007

Story and Photos by Michael Powersfirst appeared in Kayak Touring 07 For many years, the renowned Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan searched in vain for a protected northerly water route across South America. Finally in 1520, he risked his entire fleet of Spanish ships to sail on a perilous journey around the tempestuous southern tip of […]

Kayak Fishing Gear of Choice

01.22.2007

By: Ryan EvansCanoe & Kayak Web Exclusive 1/22/07 It is a common question asked by many anglers on a daily basis…….what rod and reel do you recommend for kayak fishing? That is like asking which vehicle should I purchase next? Before blurting out your favorite combination the next questions should be…..where are you fishing? What […]

Stott Wins Dusi Canoe Marathon Title

01.22.2007

1/21/07 Ant Stott realised a lifelong dream when he won the Hansa Powerade Dusi canoe marathon title with a perfectly calculated final-stage charge into Blue Lagoon in Durban, and in the process broke the overall race record by six minutes. “It is awesome, awesome, just awesome,” was Stott’s reaction when he reached the finish. “I […]

Kayak Tow Systems Review

01.19.2007

Knowledge is key in choosing a safe effective rescue system

Paddling the Upper Chattooga

01.16.2007

TEAM COMPLETES CHATOOGA A team of kayakers and canoeists explored the upper Chattooga River last week, an exploratory trip that may bolster the U.S. Forest Service to lift a 30-year ban on paddling the river section. The team paddled the Class IV-V Rock Gorge section of the Chattooga, located between Burrells Ford and Highway 28, […]

Canoe Journal

01.15.2007

This latest issue of Canoe Journal is on sale now. Pick up a copy at your local newsstand or paddling shop, or order a copy today! ON THE COVER Quiet waters in Ontario’s Pukaskwa Park. Photo by Gary McGuffin FEATURES BOREAL CONFLUENCE – Five French adventurers complete an arduous five-month expedition from the Pacific Ocean […]

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