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How to Raise a Canoeing Cat

When we saw this photo on Instagram, we knew we had to ask photographer Nicole Gaunt how she convinced her cat to go canoeing given the standard feline aversion to forced baths, swimming and all possible submersion. We should have known that that it would have been easier to just ask the cat — Emma Deans — herself.

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Florida Video

08.03.2005

‘Gators, sea cows and mermaids. From the good ole boys over at Lunch Video Magazine. They took some cameras to the deep south and paddled the Weeki Wachee and Myakka Rivers and played in the surf at Fernandina Beach.

Mosley Creek First Descent

08.02.2005

Check out the video trailer for the first descent of Mosley Creek…then read the details in the August issue of Canoe & Kayak.

Waterproof Binoculars

08.01.2005

Story and photos by Tim Farmer This review originally appeared in Canoe & Kayak magazine in August, 2005. We had just put in on the rocky Shenandoah when my paddling buddy Doug said he’d heard a splash, like something had fallen from my kayak. Everything appeared to be in order after a quick self-check, but […]

Prince Edward Island Circumnavigation Photo Gallery

08.01.2005

Wendy Killoran becomes the first woman to circumnavigate Prince Edward Island solo. These are the photos to accompany thearticle.

2005 Photo Contest Winners

07.28.2005

Congratulations to our 2005 Reader Photo Contest Winners. You all showed us a wonderful boaters world of waterfalls, ice flows, rapids and sunsets. Dodging ice plates on the Potomac River.John Myers A blustery day – temperature in the teens after a substantial snowstorm. Lake Waywayanda in Sussex County, New Jersey. Might be a few days […]

Dry It-You’ll Like It

07.22.2005

Learn how to make delicious do-it-yourself meals that taste so much better than the commercial bags of freeze dried blandness.

Great Falls Race results 2005

07.20.2005

Jason Beaked won the Great Falls Race at the 15th annual Potomac Whitewater Festival. Andy Maser finished second and Eric Jackson placed third in the mens. EJ escaped serious injury when Jason’s boat landed in his midsection on the last drop of the race. After a visit to the hospital EJ was seen hobbling to […]

August 2005 Table of Contents

07.20.2005

This latest issue of Canoe & Kayak is on sale now. Pick up a copy at your local newsstand or paddling shop, or subscribe today! ON THE COVER John grace musters his mojo for yet another drop on British Columbia’s Mosley Creek. Cover Photo by Johnnie Kern FEATURES MOSLEY MEGADOSE – A bold crew of […]

Links of the Week

07.14.2005

Jax Kayak Fishing is the kayak fishing online community for Jacksonville, Florida.Fishing Kayaks.net is all about kayak fishing in Southern California. Kayak-fishing.org is the site for the International Kayak Fishing Association. Texas Kayak Fisherman.com Kayak fishing is becoming the hottest way to access the vast stretches of shallow water around the Texas Gulf Coast. Paddle-fishing.com […]

Kids Win Boats for River Cleanup Efforts

07.14.2005

By Risa Shimoda By offering his opinion that trash on his nearby Presumpscot River comes from “careless people who think that the world is their trash can,” Jordan Voisine, a seventh grader from Portland, Maine has won an Old Town Kayak and Extrasport paddle. Other selected winners of the “Where Does the Trash Come From?” […]

Gauley River Access in Question

07.12.2005

By Ben VanCamp,American Whitewater July 12,2005 One of West Virginia’s most treasured outdoor resources and 23 million dollar local economic engine for the fall tourist season, the Gauley River, is under pressure from landowners to limit access for private non-commercial paddlers. American Whitewater (AW) was notified late last week that two outfitters will discontinue their […]

Benn Fraker wins Junior Pre-World C-1 Championship

07.12.2005

By Luke Dieker, USA Canoe/Kayak Compiled from the reports of coach Davey Hearn July 11, 2005 Solkan, Slovenia Benn Fraker (Peachtree City, Ga.) won the C-1 (single canoe) event with a pair of fast runs. He shrugged off a phantom gate penalty on the first run Sunday while reveling in producing the fastest raw time […]

US Paddlers win 9 Gold Medals

07.12.2005

By Luke Dieker, USA Canoe/Kayak July 11, 2005 Lac Beauport, Quebec After an exciting weekend of racing in Lac Beauport, the US paddlers returned to the States sporting a glamorous array of metallic hardware. The US Senior and Junior Pan-American Championships teams’ performances were excellent, as they won nine gold medals, five silver medals and […]

US Paddlers win 9 Gold Medals

07.12.2005

By Luke Dieker, USA Canoe/Kayak July 11, 2005 Lac Beauport, Quebec After an exciting weekend of racing in Lac Beauport, the US paddlers returned to the States sporting a glamorous array of metallic hardware. The US Senior and Junior Pan-American Championships teams’ performances were excellent, as they won nine gold medals, five silver medals and […]

Performance Canoe Paddles

06.30.2005

Reviews by Alan S. Kesselheim Photos by John Bolivar/Canoe & Kayak This review first appeared in the July 2005 issue. Years ago, Marypat and I were on a monthlong canoe expedition in northern Quebec. For the first time, we used those newfangled bent-shaft paddles. About a week in, we fell in with a couple of […]

Boatin’ on the Bartram Canoe Trail

06.29.2005

by Paige Ponder Photos by Dennis Holt In memory of Mr. Peter Grey Cane Jr., who loved the Mobile-Tensaw Delta. All the fish are having a tea party, nibbling crumpets and celebrating. Mr. Crane is not slithering through the Mobile-Tensaw Delta swamps with his fishing rod anymore. But he enjoyed a lifetime doing it. Deep […]

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