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1,000-Year-Old Native American Canoe - 8 hr ago
New testing revealed this week that a dugout canoe displayed at the small Pioneer Museum in Long Lake, MN is 1,000 years old.
New Paddling.net Sweepstakes! - 1 day ago
Register to win one of 4 great boats in the NEW Paddling.net Sweepstakes. Enter once a day, every day for your best chance to win...
Trans-Atlantic kayaker journey near completion - 2 days ago
Appearing weather-beaten but determined, trans-Atlantic kayaker Aleksander Doba paddled into Port Canaveral (FL) on Thursday night and vowed he will be in New Smyrna Beach within days.
Kayak Surfing Bore Tide in Alaska - 2 days ago
Kayak surfing the tide bore of Turnagain Arm in Cook Inlet, Alaska. A wonderful ride using a natural phenomenon in Anchorage's backyard.
Feature Trip: Luxury Base Camp Kayak Tour (BC) - 2 days ago
This remote wilderness luxury base camp is located in the Discovery Islands, British Columbia. The central location allows you to explore three unique provincial marine parks and return t...
How to Paddle Backwards in a Canoe - 3 days ago
Get tips on paddling straight back by watching this short video which discusses the technique for both a tandem canoe and a solo boat.
Product Review: Ultimate 12 kayak by Native Watercraft - 3 days ago
It's an excellent little boat, very stable and safe and good to fish from. It loads easily into the back of my short bed pickup truck. I have used it in rough water with no problems.
Folbot Added to Boat Buyers' Guide - 3 days ago
See all of the unique, foldable boats made by Folbot now available to view, research and compare in the Paddling.net Boat Buyers' Guide.
The Group Paddle - Preparation & Group Dynamics - 4 days ago
Tom Watson discusses a few things to keep in mind for planning and safely managing a kayak expedition with more than 2 persons.
New Product: Matrix 100X kayak by Pelican Intl. - 4 days ago
The Matrix is a stylish, agile, compact kayak designed for small to medium build paddlers. Its shallow v-chine hull promotes maneuverability and will please those looking for performance ...
Trip Report: Caesar Creek Lake (OH) - 4 days ago
This is my favorite lake among the choices in my area... Mainly due to the destinations available on the lake. There are 5 boat ramps on the lake including one for the campground with r...
Kayaker Shot on Maryland Creek - 5 days ago
A kayaker was shot on open water Saturday night in Anne Arundel County, Maryland.
Store Feature: Green Wicking Shirt - 5 days ago
A high performance wicking t-shirt with UPF 30+ sun protection. Light-weight, comfortable and much drier than cotton - it's a great shirt!
Ruminations on Oatmeal - 5 days ago
when Tamia's previous column on homemade instant oatmeal resulted in a healthy serving of reader mail, she figured she ought to pass on what she'd learned from all the letters.
Have kayak, will paddle... in the front lawn? - 6 days ago
Sometimes the itch to get out and kayak becomes too much and some will find any place to paddle... no matter the location. Read about this authors quick fix...
From the Archives: Going Kayak Fishing with a Friend - 6 days ago
Read about Jerry White's kayak fishing excursion with his new friend; how he prepared for and executed the trip in this article from the archives.
Gear Spotlight: Kindle / iPad waterproof case by Aquapac - 6 days ago
Waterproof case designed to fit all full-size iPads (including the iPad Air) and Kindle readers.
Kayak T-Shirt Sale: Buy 2, Get 1 Free - 9 days ago
Get some great kayaking t-shirts this Spring with our Buy 2, Get 1 Free shirt special. Which one is your favorite?
A Starling Surprise! - 9 days ago
Two girls canoeing the River Shannon in Ireland witness one of nature's most amazing phenomenons: a huge flock of Starlings (called a murmuration) flying in unison.
Feature Trip: Misty Fjords 6-Day Trip (AK) - 9 days ago
Misty Fjords National Monument is a sea kayaker's paradise and one of Alaska's best kept secrets.
Mobility Drills for Paddlers - 10 days ago
John Chase demonstrates a few different warm up exercises and mobility drills that are going to help loosen up muscles used during paddling.
Product Review: Quest 13 kayak by Hobie - 10 days ago
Some immediate observations after several hours out on a variety of water. Two most important are... I have a dry seat! and the yak can be placed on top of my Rav4 alone.
Beluga Added to Accessories Guide - 10 days ago
Founded in 1997 by a paddle sports enthusiast, Beluga has grown to where they now provide more than eighty different products for canoes, whitewater kayaks, touring kayaks and the people ...
Kayaking in Tidal Streams - 11 days ago
Franco Ferrero speaks on a few of the basic guidelines for navigating bays and channels in tidal regions in this short video clip.
New Product: Magnetic Window Screens by Skeeter Beater - 11 days ago
The Skeeter Beater magnetic vehicle window screens turns your vehicle into a bug-free "tent" in seconds, giving you more time to go play!
Trip Report: Ohoopee River (GA) - 11 days ago
Three of us spent three pleasant days paddling and camping the black water Ohoopee River.
Paddling.net Sweepstakes - Last Chance to Enter! - 12 days ago
Thursday, April 10 is the final day to register to win one of three great boats: a PakCanoe 160 from PakBoats, a Liberty 100X Angler kayak from Pelican International, or a NC17 Quest LT t...
Store Feature: Take Me To The Water KAYAK T-shirt - 12 days ago
This blue t-shirt features a kayak among trees and lily pads and (of course) the text: Take Me to the Water! Available in short or long-sleeve versions.
Topographic Map Test Answers - 12 days ago
Last week Tamia posed a challenge to readers, inviting them to test their knowledge of topographic maps. This week she gives her answers.
Shark steals kayakers fish - 13 days ago
A bull shark snatches a paddlers fish just before he lands it in his kayak.
From the Archives: A Kayaker's Spring Checklist - 13 days ago
Tom Watson has comprised a short checklist to make sure every venture onto the water is complete and that all your kayak gear works as intended.
Gear Spotlight: EZ Dock boat launch - 13 days ago
The first and only port system built specifically for paddlers. The oversized rollers and guide rails make it easy to "glide" on and off.




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