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How to Carry & Load a Kayak

When you're lifting to carry the kayak, take the toggle, but lift from the kayak. The toggle is security so th…

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Smart Storage Keeps Boats Healthy

For some of us, storing our canoe or kayak is as simple as dropping it off alongside the garage or outbuilding…

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DIY: Canoeski storage tool

The "Canoeski" device: a simple method of moving an upside-down canoe. Problem The need was for a method o…

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Choosing The Right Fishing Kayak

Since you're reading this article you're obviously interested in the sport of kayak fishing. Chances are …

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Where's Jeff?

One of the great things I love about the sport of kayaking (and fishing from kayaks) is getting someone else i…

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DIY: Handy Tie-down Loops

Remember the ‘good old days’ when there were at least two or three places along the front and back of your car…

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Flying Your Canoe

The thin blue line that winds irregularly across your topo map suggests a wild Canadian river -- no picnic tab…

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Towing Canoes

What do you do if your canoe trip begins or ends with a long open water crossing? You can paddle the big water…

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Car-Topping Your Canoe or Kayak

Some things are best seen from a distance. Erupting volcanoes, for example, or waterspouts. Or flying canoes, …

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