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Tips for buying a used canoe

7 Things To Know Before Buying A Used Canoe

Maybe you want to buy a used canoe instead of new because you are on a budget. Or perhaps you think you won’t use your…

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A canoeist paddles a red canoe in a mountainous fjord.

7 Ways to Lighten Up on Your Next Trip

It's true that money can help save weight with the latest and greatest gear, but there are much less expensive ways to do more on…

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A canoeist practices the sit-and-switch paddling technique from the middle of a solo canoe.

Skills: Sit and Switch Canoe Paddling Technique

Paddling a loaded, two-person canoe doesn't just have to be an art expose but it is okay for it to be an efficient process as…

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A bull moose's head emerges from the surface of the water with water lilies in its' mouth.

Photography Skills: How To Get Amazing Widlife Shots

Being a wildlife photographer is the new job description that the majority of visitors to wilderness areas seem to be adding to their CVs' without…

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Screenshot of Nahanni River Adventures Staff packing personal gear for a river canoe trip.

Video: Packing For Your River Trip Made Easy

Keeping track of and packing all the necessary gear for a northern river adventure can be tricky. That's why Canadian River Adventures and Nahanni River Adventures…

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10 Tips for a Successful River Cleanup Day

10 Tips for a Successful River Cleanup Day

Over the years, when Vernon, British Columbia-based Elements Adventure Co. owner/operator Charles Ruechel ran paddling river cleanups, he began to collect more than just trash. He collect...

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A family of three sit awkwardly in a red canoe on the water.

7 Most Common Mistakes of Wilderness Canoeists

After paddling North America’s lakes and rivers for more than 60 years, author and adventurer Cliff Jacobson has unfortunately seen it all. In his own…

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Close up picture of a bowl full of chopped cucumber, celery and cherry tomatoes, topped off with basil leaf.

Skills: Weekend Menu Planner

'You will remember the camp food' is what any experienced canoe tripper will tell you, which explains why companies like BlackFeather and Nahanni River Adventures place such…

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Mike Monaghan sleeps in his canoe as the sun rises.

Skills: Sweet Dreams - Sleeping In Your Canoe

Most of my memories of summer camp so many years ago have blurred into a collection of snapshots. The exception to this is the nights…

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Two canoes loaded for an expedition move into the morning light.

Skills: Keep Paddling Forever

Whether you’re on a lengthy expedition or a day trip, paddling efficiently is always the goal. The less energy you expend on strokes, the more…

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A canoeist fly fishes from the stern of a red canoe on calm water.

Grace on the Water: Fly Fishing

Fly fishing is, to most enthusiasts, the most beautiful form of fishing. Its most common to see pictures of fly fishermen standing characteristically wait-deep in…

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A camper prepares dinner on the rocky edge of a large body of water, late in the evening.

Skill: Eat Fresh Forever on Trip

We’re not backpackers. Sure, bringing freshies on trip means portaging a few more pounds, but it’s a small price to pay to eat a peppercorn…

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Skills: People Photography

Skills: People Photography

An internationally published photographer who calls Minnesota home, Layne Kennedy’s images are featured in magazines worldwide on subjects as varied as pink dolphins in the…

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