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Old Town swept through ICAST Demo Day with their new Topwater line featuring three new models: 120, 107 and the PDL. The new boats are designed to offer a great value for a simple kayak that features Old Town’s legendary…
Can a paddler get too much of a good thing? I was wondering this as I started on my sixth overall pass--fourth on this early June weekend--through the startling sandstones and cliff-clinging pines of the Green River’s A Section in Red Canyon. It was Saturday evening and there were only a few scattered fishermen putting
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Inside the 'paddlesports museum' garage of Ontario's Craig Zimmerman, an avid paddler who works at Pukaskwa National Park, on Lake Superior’s rugged north shore.
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After reaching Rob Lyon's travelog from Bunsby Island, British Columbia, (https://www.rapidmedia.com/digital-editions/kayak-angler/issue-34) check out these guidelines for a safe and productive trip. Some people have asked whether it’s even legal to fish and camp in the Bunby Islands. The answer…
1. NEMO: FILLO BACKPACKING AND CAMPING PILLOW Bringing a pillow on a multi-day river trip is usually out of the question. Take advantage of festival camping by treating yourself to a few simple luxuries like this incredibly plush and comfortable…
We live in a time where multitasking is king. Job postings call for applicants who can skillfully handle many duties at once. Families eat breakfast together while scrolling through photos on their phones, periodically tuning into the conversation. We answer…
Wearing all the coolest kayaking fishing gear may make you look good, it won't prepare you for falling in the water. Instead, always dress for immersion.
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"The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act did more than protect America's wild rivers. It was a pivot point in our relationship with the natural world. It kicked off the great environmental protections of our time," explains Rebecca Wodder, chair of the board of River Network and a lifelong river advocate. Wodder's extensive background includes 17
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Astral designed the TR1 Merge as a mid-cut, fast-drying boot. The outsoles include traction G® Rubber to create what they claim to be an excellent multi-season backpacking or expedition kayaking boot. To me, it seemed this boot had potential as a burly kayak fishing shoe as well. Not everyone gets to launch and land on pristine
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The 2018 Summer Slam part one saw over 100 kayak anglers compete for the coveted EKFT, RAILBLAZA championship ring. Once again EKFT crowned a first time winner Greg Nolan from Naples Florida who took first place and won $5,000 from Turbo…
Old Town Canoe and Kayak reveals a special promotion with their new Topwater series of fishing kayaks. Watch the video below for the promotion details, and to take a look at the Topwater setup. The boats are set to release…
Late last fall seven anglers brought seven of the most popular pedal-powered kayaks to a public launch ramp in Virginia Beach. As the athletes prepared their boats, Kayak Angler editors stood by ready to put them through their paces and…
By Austin Kieffer In 2018, I decided to attempt my first ever Molokai Challenge. The race starts on the island of Molokai and spans 32 miles of open ocean known as the Kaiwi Channel to the shores of Oahu. The channel's Hawaiian name translates to "Channel of Bones" and if that wasn't nerve wracking enough,
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Regardless of where you set up camp, there’s a way to pitch a tarp. We tested two high-end options from MSR and Hilleberg that capture the two main set-up strategies.
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The search is on for a new Colorado River adventure on the John Wesley Powell Route in C&K's new series chasing two-day paddling adventures
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By George Lindemann, Jr. There are several "Piney" River/Creeks on the Cumberland Plateau. The Piney River near Spring City, Tennessee is on the Walden's Ridge portion of the Plateau. Its headwaters join with Moccasin Creek, Bumbee and Duskin Creeks, before finding the confluence with Soak Creek and flowing through Spring City into the Tennessee River.
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In Episode Eight of the R3: Rescue for River Runners video lesson series debuting on CanoeKayak.com, Jim Coffey covers the basics of setting up rope systems.
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In place of the park's nightly evening program, visitors can learn about characters from Grand Canyon's past as they come to life and share their stories about life on the rim. Opening night is Friday, June 29 at 8:30 pm at McKee Amphitheater with additional presentations on Friday, July 27; Saturday, July 28; and Sunday July 29. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/echoes-from-the-canyon-2018.htm