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BY JOHN LOCKWOOD I grew up hunting and fishing in a twenty foot Grumman canoe. At age five my Dad took me on my first float trips down the Current and Eleven Point River in the Ozark Mountains of Southern Missouri. Since ...

A Love of Public Land

Blog, Murrelet kayak, Osprey Triple, Paddling Trips

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This past summer I did a salt water paddling trip where there was no fresh water to be found. Initially, this was a scary proposition. I wanted my cast iron pan, my camp chair, double sleeping pads, my tasty food and my ...

7 Recipes for 7 days of Paddling Without Fresh Water

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[caption id="attachment_2779" align="alignleft" width="600"] Freya, Leif and John kayak touring last summer.[/caption] When two young, talented and adventurous spirits collide, the result is a dynamic pair with more ...

Book & Boats Tour: Paddling Schedule

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Canoecopia Show Hours: Friday, March 10th: 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM Saturday, March 11th: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Sunday, March 12th: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM We are once again returning to the "largest paddle sports event in the ...

Canoecopia 2017: Pygmy Presentation on Greenland

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1. Pinguino 145: For the 6th year in a row the Pinguino 145 has outsold any other kit. With efficient cruising speed, an extra large cockpit option and plenty of stability this kayak is versatile and popular for kayak ...

The Top 10 Kits of 2016

Arctic Tern 14, Arctic Tern 17, Blog, Borealis, Coho, most popular boat kits, Murrelet kayak, Pinguino kayak, Ronan, Wineglass Wherry

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This fall marks Pygmy's 30th year in business, making us the oldest and most esteemed stitch and glue kayak kit company. Over the past three decades we've earned some impressive titles, such as "Best Kayak Kit" and "Best ...

The Top 10 Kits of the Last 30 Years

Arctic Tern 14, Arctic Tern 17, Blog, Coho, most popular boat kits, Osprey Double, Osprey Std, Osprey Triple, Pinguino kayak, Taiga Canoe, Wineglass Wherry

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One of the joys of sea kayak camping is you can bring cast iron skillets, boxed wine, and fresh veggies. Here are two of my favorite dinners that can be cooked right on a fire in your favorite Dutch Oven or cast iron ...

Cast Iron Cooking: Two Great Meals For Your Next Kayak Camping Adventure

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We've been on the search for a good take-apart greenland paddle. Ease of portability is one of the major drawbacks to Greenland paddles in general. When we came across Gearlab Nukilik we initially saw a lightweight (29 ...

NEW! Carbon Fiber Greenland Paddles

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March 11th - 13th, 2016 Show Hours: Friday 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM Saturday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Sunday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Photos from Last Year's Canoecopia: [easyrotator ...

Canoecopia Bound!

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