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The Benefit of Using Guide Books

I turned 76 in September.  No matter, I continue to think—and largely feel—like I’m 29&hellip…

Tags: navigation, canoeing

Deck Storage

I have found every paddler has their own opinion as to where and how to store gear on the decks of their kayak…

Tags: Kayak, gear, storage

Why Pay To Play?

Why pay to play? Tamia posed that question last June, when she made the case for commercial outfitters and gui…

Tags: In The Sameboat

Take a Tour

Let me begin by saying I am a big fan of "do it yourself." I enjoy exploring, problem solving and working out …

Tags: Kayak, Canoe, planning

The Search for Secret Waters

Some folks always need crowds around them, but most paddlers would probably like to be alone on the water, at …

Tags: In The Sameboat, maps, explore

River Profiling

Let's say you are planning to canoe a river in northern Canada or Alaska. A trip guide, which you got off the …

Tags: Canoe, maps, article, rivers

Plan Your Trip

We all want to get out there and start having fun. But a little bit of trip planning can really help you avoid…

Tags: Video, Kayak, planning

Finally - A Fishing Report

We've had conversations about my neck surgery. More slicings are probably on the distant horizon, but for now …

Tags: Fishing, Kayak

Wanna get away?

Yes, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Everyone's yard has something in it that flashes, manly pick…

Tags: Kayak