Kayaking is a paddle sport using a boat where the paddler faces forward, legs in front of the user or users, using a double-bladed paddle to propel and steer them through the water.
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Grand Canyon National Park Superintendent Christine Lehnertz has announced the availability of a prospectus for a business opportunity in the park to provide lodging, food and beverage, retail, and other visitor services on the North Rim. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/business-opp-announced-for-hospitali...
Grand Canyon National Park invites the public to celebrate the 25th anniversary of National Public Lands Day fee-free on September 22, 2018. This year in celebration of National Public Lands Day, the National Park Service(NPS) is focusing on restoration and resilience. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/celebrate-nat-public-lands-day-at-gr...
Featuring Josiah Pleasant. Video by Aaron Black-Schmidt. No bones about it, watch as Josiah Pleasant gives us a quick rundown on how-to quickly clean a trout. His method easily removes the skin and leaves the meat ready for the skillet. Various species of trout are found all over the world in lakes, rivers and streams,
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A mighty, and unique, river system flows through the heart of South Carolina. With so many different ecosystems and fish to be caught, it is definitely one of the wildest in the country. Drew finds himself catching the smallmouth bass…
A paddler’s best pal? A pooch. Here’s why: Complain in the rain? No way. Low center of gravity and four wheel drive? You betcha! Play pal ashore and cuddle buddy in the tent? Oh, yeah. However, paddling with a pooch requires some preparation as these three, veteran pooch paddlers explain.
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By Nouria Newman Rob Coffey, paddler, psychotherapist, and author of the recently published article In the Eye of the Storm, sits down with French extreme kayaker Nouria Newman to discuss his article, the risks and rewards of paddling, and trends in the sport. Newman: In the introduction to your article, you mentioned that you had
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North Rim operations will begin seasonal changes on the morning of October 16, 2018. The North Rim transitions to reduced services with the Visitor Center, gift shop, campground and entrance station remaining open for visitor use. The Grand Canyon Lodge, food services, Canyon Trail Rides and park ranger programming will no longer be available. These operations will resume on May 15, 2019. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/grand-canyon-north-rim-operations-be...
A longer look at the tragic loss of a father and three children while kayaking on Lake Superior
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Delve into the Florida Keys with Captain Bill Keogh, who wrote the book on paddling the archipelago of mangrove tidal creeks, vast sand flats, and coral reef, all full of aquatic life.
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The packed gear that proved itself on C&K Editor-at-Large Conor Mihell's self-supported, eight-week, 600-mile wilderness canoe expedition across northern Quebec, from Hudson Bay to the source of the rarely paddled Innuksuac River.
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Wild can be described in many ways; on this episode Drew shares a new type of wild, right in the heart of a metropolis! He's joined by Bassmaster Elite Series pro, Chris Lane, at the Shingle Creek Golf Course and…
Showcasing from the floor of the recent 2018 Paddlesports Retailer trade show, Advanced Elements‘ Ryan Pugh runs through the California-based manufacturers’ updated 13-foot packable touring kayak. As Pugh calls it, the AirFusion EVO is a “true hybrid” by combining an aluminum keel beam -- which provides structure and a defined V-shape hull for the outer
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Catching fish on topwater lures is among the most exciting experiences enjoyed by contemporary bass anglers. A consistent, rhythmic, or even stealthy presentation sometimes triggers the most surface bites. Under other conditions, however, it's best to cause a commotion: fish big, throw water, and make plenty of noise. Building upon their heritage in crafting the
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The National Park Service (NPS) is seeking public comment on an Expanded Non-native Aquatic Species Management Plan and Environmental Assessment in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (Glen Canyon NRA) and Grand Canyon National Park below the Glen Canyon Dam. Public comments will be accepted for a 30-day period from Sept. 11 to Oct. 11, 2018. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/nps-seek-public-comment-expanded-non...
Nola Risse-Connolly, 45, is a communications specialist in Madison, WI, and Booker is her 55 lb. English Shepherd. Their crafts of choice are an Old Town Discovery 174, a Souris River Quetico 18.5, and a Prism solo. Together, they travel the Boundary Waters Wilderness Canoe Area, the Namekagon River in northwestern Wisconsin, and lakes and
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Paddling Magazine and Onyx are teaming up for another gear giveaway! Simply enter your name and email address for your chance to win an Onyx Paddling Safety Package including Onyx M-16 Belt Pack Manual Inflatable Lifejackets (PFDs) and Foam Boat Cusions in…
Bending Branches is proud to expand their offering of Angler kayak paddles. Introducing the new addition of the Angler Navigator premium kayak fishing paddle. Designed for the modern-day kayak angler. The Angler Navigator offers extra durability and reinforcement unlike many paddles currently on the market. 36 Years of Building "The Angler Navigator pays homage to
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It was quite the week for Brandon Lester. August 23-26 saw the Tennessee angler put on a smallmouth clinic during the final regular-season event of the Bassmaster Elite Series on the St. Lawrence River; and, while he came up a pound and 2 ounces short of the win, Lester's third-place performance -- 94 pounds, 1
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An old canoe is a blank canvas for Bob Parker, a 61-year-old paddler who up-cycles unwanted aluminum canoes into works of sculpture art.
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You want to buy a kayak, but you don't know where to begin. Don't worry - we'll help you sort it out. From our annual Buyer's Guide, here are the basics of buying a kayak.
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The NW Ontario home to Quetico, Wabakimi and Woodland Caribou provincial parks offers endless options for the solace paddler or seasoned wilderness tripper
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