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2014 Payette River Games

The 2014 Payette River Games will be held at Kelly’s Whitewater Park on the Payette River in Cascade, Idaho, with a $100,000 cash purse making it the most lucrative river competition in the world.

All Start Paddling

Inflatable Canoes, Kayaks and Rafts

12.01.2005

They’re not just pool toys anymore. Inflatable kayak, canoes, and rafts take some of the fear factor out of whitewater for paddling newbies.

What Rafters Do in the Winter

11.22.2005

What Rafters Do in the Winter – dream & plan.

Lobster Fishing by Kayak

11.03.2005

A ghostly apparition slowly emerged from the wisps of fog shrouding the darkness. As it approached, the indistinct figure gradually assumed the shape of a spectral kayaker. The night’s silence was pierced by the roar of storm surf crashing somewhere in the unseen distance. Was this some malevolent spirit? No, the hearty laugh and friendly […]

Canoe Paddling – Focus on the Basics

10.14.2005

How to keep bugs out of your forward paddling stroke….now how to get them out of your bed is another story.

Great Canoe Escapes – Rio Grande

10.14.2005

The Chihuanhuan desert in the Lone Star States Big Bend area offers superb paddling…and a little danger to spice it up.

Plan Your Own Kayak Fishing Trip to Yellowstone

09.27.2005

Kayak into Yellowstone Lake and fish for brown trout.

Fishing for Yellowstone Brown Trout

09.26.2005

The best time to fish for trophy brown trout at Yellowstone Park is after an October cold snap.

Canoe & Kayak Destination – Oregon’s John Day River

09.19.2005

Oregon’s high-desert John Day River lives up to its wild and scenic status.

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.

Sea Kayaking by Mother Ship – Baranof Island, Alaska

06.24.2005

Cold rainy Alaska is the perfect place to trade in your soggy tent for a comfy berth with hot showers.

Kayak Workshop: PFD Outfitting

12.05.2003

We all want to fine-tune our gear to meet our needs, but is tinkering with a PFD a good idea?

Whitewater Kayak Basics: How to Buy A Whitewater Kayak

11.22.2003

New school, old school, creek boat, play boat – how on earth can you sort them all out? We’ll help, with this introduction to whitewater kayaks from the 2004 Canoe & Kayak Buyer’s Guide.

What to Wear Kayaking and Canoeing

11.11.2003

What you wear paddling is important. What you should wear depends on the paddling environment and the likelihood of taking an unexpected swim.

Debunking the Tippy Canoe Myth

10.29.2003

If you worry that a canoe is too unstable, applying these pointers will replace your anxiety with confidence.

Taking the Kids Canoeing

10.29.2003

Life on the water changes when children are added to the equation. Once we accept that hard truth, we can move into the practical phase of figuring out exactly how to meet the outfitting challenges posed by taking children canoeing.

What to Wear Paddling: Dress for Your Sport

10.28.2003

What you wear paddling is important. What you should wear depends on the paddling environment and the likelihood of taking an unexpected swim.

Paddling the Primordial

02.24.2003

A roundup of great swamp canoeing and kayaking trips throughout the south, including Everglades, Okefenokee, and the Great Dismal Swamp.

Buyer's Guide

Buyer's Guide