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Yakima JayLow Kayak Roof Rack

By on June 24, 2018

For years, paddlers have had to choose between one of two manufacturers when it comes to roof racks and requisite components: Thule and Yakima, though there is a dark…

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Aqua-Bound Whiskey Fiberglass Kayak Paddle

By on June 6, 2018

Earlier this year, with a keen eye cast on the coming season, Aqua-Bound Technology released two brand new paddles available in three stunning colors: the high-angle blade Whiskey and…

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Perception Expression Kayak

By on April 9, 2018

Three years ago I got together with an old friend over a few beers to catch up on a Saturday night. Not just any Saturday night, however; it was…

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GoPro HERO5 Black

By on February 16, 2018

Sure there’s a newer version of GoPro’s Hero camera – the HERO6, but the HERO5 was brand-spankin’ new to us before the newer version was released last fall (GoPro…

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The Chippewa: Biography of a Wisconsin Waterway

By on July 17, 2017

Recently, we were invited to review a new book by the Wisconsin Historical Society Press, just published in 2017, The Chippewa: Biography of a Wisconsin Waterway, by Richard D. Cornell. As…