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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.

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Kayaking the Length of the Florida Keys

01.09.2008

At the top of his “to-do”wish list was a kayak trip the length of the Florida Keys. The Florida Keys are an archipelago of about 1,700 islands in the southeast United States. They begin at the southeastern tip of the Florida peninsula, about 15 miles south of Miami, and extend in a gentle arc south-southwest and then westward to Key West.

2008 Canoe Review

12.12.2007

New Canoe Designs help push the envelope using new materials and modifying traditional design parameters.

Endangered Species: Are Whitewater Canoeists Endangered?

12.11.2007

Are open boaters disappearing from American rivers?

Yellowstone River Canoe Trip

12.06.2007

Sawyer barely crests 100 pounds, but he’s comfortable in class 3 water and already has a trip resume many adults will never achieve.

Kayak Fishing With Kids

11.21.2007

The lake was modest, only a few acres, and the stocked trout held proudly by my grinning son didn’t outstretch a ruler. James had been zipping around on a Hobie pedal kayak, having too much of a good time to stop and fish. Then I’d hooked the trout. Moments later the rod was in his […]

Video Camera Setup for Whitewater Rafting

11.20.2007

How to set up a rig for getting great video camera footage of river rafting.

California Kayak Fishing in the WinterThe off-season packs plenty of fishing action

11.08.2007

Feel that chill in the evening air? Even here in the gorgeous Golden State fall is here and what passes for Old Man Winter is on the way. Rather than pine for the days of summer gone by, savvy paddle-powered fishers are anxiously awaiting a splendid time of year. “The winter months are some of […]

Paddling Drytops 2007

10.03.2007

Waterproof Your Wardrobe in time for the wet season.

Summer Kayak Gear Review

08.18.2007

Sunny days and soaring temps call for the right gear. Here’s a look at what’s out there now to complete your paddling season tool kit.

Paddling Technique: Forward Stroke

07.11.2007

Paddling like Greg Barton takes years of practice and precise technique.

Alpacka Packrat

06.26.2007

Is the Alpacka Raft the real deal? Packrafting is a legitimately novel way to explore new waterways.

Paddling Terms

06.26.2007

Learn the Lingo – A Glossary of Uncommon Paddling Terms first appeared in Beginner’s Guide ’07

Rafting Russia’s Bashkaus River

06.22.2007

Four rafters ruffle the iron curtain in homemade rafts.

Owyhee River

02.13.2007

The Owyhee River takes you on an intoxicating desert run.

Kayak Tow Systems Review

01.19.2007

Knowledge is key in choosing a safe effective rescue system

Waterfalls on Colorado’s San Juan River

10.27.2006

A deluge on the San Juan River lifted a fun float into a new level.

Kayak Fishing at Night

09.14.2006

by Jeff Hermanfirst appeared in Canoe and Kayak, July 2006 There is silence on the water. A silence void of all things man-made. Yet listen closely and you’ll detect a subtle richness of sound: the whisper of a southwest wind rippling the bay’s surface, the gentle rustle of salt grass, the soft lap of waves […]

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