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17 Best Paddles of 2017

By on December 31, 2017

2018 is almost upon us, can you believe it? Before we say goodbye to this year and head into what will be the tenth year of, here’s our…


30 Unique Gifts For Paddlers

By on December 1, 2017

With the gift-giving season upon us, we’re always looking for paddling-related gifts for our fellow canoe and kayak friends who already have all the usual paddling gear. While doing…


Yahara River Full Moon Paddle

By on September 19, 2017

Mud Lake to Lake Kegonsa
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Out first ever full-moon paddle on the next to nonexistent current of the Yahara River between lakes Waubesa and Kegonsa. The…


The Y-er: A Homemade Tool for Paddlers to Bypass River Wire

By on September 15, 2017

We’ve encountered more wire strung across rivers in Southwestern Wisconsin than any other region in the state. Paddling up to and making your way under, or over, can be…


16 Best Paddles of 2016

By on December 31, 2016

2016 saw many changes for, starting with the appearance of the site itself. Behind the scenes, we had been busy working up a new site, while at the same…


15 Best Paddles of 2015

By on January 1, 2016
2015 was another big year for We reported on 49 waterways and logged over 400 miles throughout Wisconsin and Minnesota (this is in addition to the many miles that were paddled for an upcoming book that we're very excited about)...

20 Favorite Paddling Beers of 2015

By on December 1, 2015
Second to our love of creeks and rivers is our love of hops and barley. And we'd find very few who disagree that a great day on the water ends with a great beer and that friends, was our inspiration for this list...

How To Gauge Wisconsin Water Levels

By on September 10, 2015
Water levels are everything when it comes to paddling and we spend a lot of time watching gauges as we plan our trips throughout the season to make sure we're hitting a given creek or river at the right time. Here's a little guide to help you navigate the gauges we use for Wisconsin water...

Friends of Miles Paddled

By on June 14, 2015
Awhile ago, we sent out stickers to friends and fans of the site. Our only request was that in return, we were sent a picture of where it lives. Here's a little gallery of our friends showing some love for Miles Paddled...

14 Best Paddles of 2014

By on January 1, 2015
We covered a lot of creeks and rivers in 2014. With over 50 trips surpassing 450 miles, we had a hard time choosing our favorites for this year's "Best of" report. That said, in no particular order, here are 14 of our favorite canoe and kayak paddles from 2014...