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Chestnut Canoe Company

Boats: One Harry Chestnut

  Historians have yet to unearth a corporate code of ethics used by Harry Chestnut to build the Chestnut Canoe Company. It's possible they haven't…

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Two Solitudes

  Tom and I went on our first canoe trip together last summer. We'd ben engaged for a while, but we had never pushed off…

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Your Fantasy River

Your Fantasy River

This photo essay by Peter Mather was first published in the 2014 Early Summer issue of Canoeroots.    Located in the northeast corner of the…

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The Single Life

The Single Life

Canoeists have undoubtedly noticed the following trend—we’re outnumbered. When Nantahala Outdoor Center, North America’s largest instructional canoe and kayak school, opened 42 years ago, can...

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Betcha Didn't Know About...Owls

Betcha Didn't Know About...Owls

Owls vary greatly in size, coloration and appearance, but all can turn their heads 270 degrees. This adaptation occurred because owls can’t move their eyes…

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Trouble Bruin

Trouble Bruin

This spring The Edmonton Journal reported that a grocery store in Peace River, Alberta had opened its doors to black bears. Or more accurately, a…

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Revenge of the Birds

Revenge of the Birds

HOO-HOO-HOO-HOO… "What is that sound? I must know."  "What sound?" "That 'hoo hoo' sound like someone hyperventilating over the neck of a pop bottle." "That's…

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Canoeing's Greatest Misadventures

Canoeing's Greatest Misadventures

Splattered Sputnik Arctic ecologist Christopher Norment and five partners expected to leave behind the more alienating aspects of modern technology when they set out in…

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Foolishly Asked Questions

Foolishly Asked Questions

Canoe outfitters have to be a truly patient, knowledgeable and sometime even psychic bunch to answer their clients' quirky questions. Here of some of the…

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St Marys River canoeing

Headwaters: Turning Tides

  This article was first published in Headwaters, a new column about the old ways, in the Spring 2014 issue of Canoeroots and Family Camping. …

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Walking the Plank

Walking the Plank

A couple hours at the International Boat Show affirmed that everything old is new again. The indoor, arena-sized pond hosted everything from paddlesports instruction to…

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Muddy Waters

Muddy Waters

“One has only matured in the sport of paddling when you can discover as much adventure in exploring a local swamp or marsh by canoe…

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Family Camping: Sticks and Stones

Family Camping: Sticks and Stones

“Mr. MacGregor?” A short, stern-looking woman wearing a lab coat and holding a clipboard motioned me into a small room. She closed the door behind…

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