Getting Started

Dan of Headwaters Kayak shares the 5 most common mistakes new paddlers make, and how to fix them to make…

Remember when you bought your first car? Or maybe it was a bike. You may have chosen it for its color,…

Honey the River Dog. Photo by Allyson Saunders We are all guilty of scrolling mindlessly through our…

REI is having a massive sale on watersports and camping gear. From now until July 26, 2022, find great…

So, you’ve got your new kayak this season. You figured out how to transport it. Figured out how to pack…

In this video, Ken Whiting of PaddleTV shares some tips on how to NOT flip your kayak. Whether you are…

Of all the gear that we paddlers and water sports enthusiasts rely on regularly, sunglasses are among…

So, you are finally out on the water and itching to spend more time outdoors – maybe go a bit further…

Because we’re gear people over here, we like to go out and find cool stuff and tell you about it. But if…

Tyler Hicks, brand ambassador for Old Town Canoe and Kayaks, shares some tips on how to choose a kayak…

After lots of research, maybe some classes, maybe some demo days, or maybe after finding the right sale…

Rob Stehlik from Blue Planet Surf teaches you how to paddle more efficiently with a smooth catch and a…

Kayak Hipster demonstrates 3 things to try next time you're working on your forward stroke. The forward…

Ryan Lilly with Old Town Watercraft takes you through the different factors to consider when choosing…

I had an argument with my 10-year-old son the other day about spending $200 on a hockey stick. I heard…

We’ve all been there before. All through the cold months we dream of putting the heavy coats and extra…

It was mid-April, circa 2002. There were still patches of snow in the forest. It was one of those days…

Bass Pro’s Spring Fishing Classic sales event is here! Refresh your gear for the start of the spring…

Ken Whiting answers the big question for new paddlers - Do you go for a canoe, a kayak, or a stand up…

Walker from Old Town shares a quick tip on how to pack a balanced canoe to help ensure better tracking…

In this video, Jeremy T. Grant partnered with Camden Fire and Rescue to show you what to do if you fall…

After another winter of shortages, including restricting snow sports sales to co-op members, REI is…

In this video, Ken Whiting explains the top 5 reasons to choose an upgraded kayak. Some of these…

I was a kayaker before I was a canoeist, and when I was first dragged out on rivers, I couldn't…