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Playak News Flash - October 24, 2017
Playak News Flash - October 24, 2017
The world's latest paddling headlines.
Canoe Kayak Fear and Loathing on Montana’s Middle Fork of the Flathead - an Adventurous Group 'On the Social Security End of Things' Learns a Few Whitewater Canoe Lessons Deep in the Great Bear Wilderness
Canoe Kayak - Anxiety squatted over our preparations like a brewing storm – that special mix of exhilaration and dread before a daunting run.
Jackson Kayak Blue Ribbon Bass Waters
Jackson Kayak - Often based off a picture, story or a social media post the question arises, Where did you catch that fish? Good magicians and fisherman rarely reveal the secrets behind their tricks (or in this case spots).
Kayak Angler Magazine How To Catch Monster Gar In A Kayak
Kayak Angler Magazine - What would inspire a kayak angler to leave his home and travel thousands of miles to fish chocolate-colored water under East Texas sun? How about North America’s largest freshwater fish? As a die-hard trophy hunter, I targeted smaller longnose gar in my home waters of central Virginia. After playing chess with these amazing holdovers from the Cretaceous period, I decided to travel to Texas to target the giant alligator gar.
Canoe Kayak Tricking Trout in Colorado on Jackson Kayak’s Coosa FD
Canoe Kayak - Fall is an incredible time of year, especially in the Colorado high country with the glowing aspen groves, crisp air, and warm sun. When Nissan extended a recent product-testing invite to the Kayak Fish team for an adventure filled with mountain pass tours, 4×4 trails, and eager-to-eat rainbow trout, we couldn’t say no. Read more at http://www.canoekayak.com/kayakfish/catching-colorado-rainbow-trout-on-the-coosa-fd/#VqqPBxBiLxdbSSSz.99
SUP Connect Outdoor Sports Trade Show, Outdoor Retailer show Dates from 2019-2022
SUP Connect - Outdoor Retailer, the premier trade event and community gathering for the outdoor industry, is pleased to announce dates for its 2019-2022 tradeshows. Starting in November 2018, Outdoor Retailer moves to the beginning of the seasonal buying cycles, positioning the national show as the launch event and epicenter for innovation and ideas for the outdoor industry.
SUP Connect Red Paddle Co Unpack Their Best Yet
SUP Connect - The world’s number one inflatable paddle board brand, Red Paddle Co, have released their latest collection of industry leading inflatable paddle boards. The brand's exclusive use of third generation, MSL Fusion technology combined with patented innovation delivers unrivaled stiffness and performance, whilst the striking new designs have led to their best range yet says Founder John Hibbard.
SUPracer Raw Footage From the Red Bull Heavy Water Extravaganza
SUPracer - Raw footage from the 2017 Red Bull Heavy Water event in San Francisco via the Red Bull Content Pool.
unsponsored Norwegian odyssey for checking out world’s best whitewater
unsponsored - Norway has been known as a kayaking Mecca for decades. Here is a crew that went to explore the biggest and best sections of whitewater in the world.
Standup Journal 2018 Naish Line Up to Come Equipped With MFC Fins
Standup Journal - 2018 Naish Stand Up Paddle Range Equipped with MFC fins Naish and Maui Fin Company combine years of experience to develop the best fin setup for 2018 Naish Sup.
Canoe London Kayaking the River Wandle in South London
Canoe London - The Wandle is a surprisingly healthy urban river, rising in Croydon and flowing through Sutton, Merton and Wandsworth before joining the Thames.  It can be explored by kayak or canoe – but low bridges and pipes, weirs and a 500m section of subterranean paddling mean it’s definitely not for the inexperienced.
TotalSUP The 95km Great Glen Race 2017, this was how it went.
TotalSUP - After a long week of checking the wind forecast every half hour, the time had come to load the van and head north for the last race in the UK SUP Ultra Endurance series: The 95km Great Glen Race...
GrindTV The surf fighters at the 2017 Red Bull Heavy Water
GrindTV - The 2017 Red Bull Heavy Water lived up to the events name with double- to triple-overhead surf and the world's best male paddlers battling through the waves on the 7.5-mile course. The showing was one of the most brutal spectacles in our sport to date, with more than a few broken boards and some of the world's best paddlers washing up on Ocean Beach defeated.
AirKayaks Guide to Choosing Your 2018 Red Paddle Co Inflatable SUP
AirKayaks - 2018 heralds the 10 year anniversary of the Red Paddle Co inflatable SUP brand these have now hit the market.
SUP Examiner Registration Opens for 20th Annual Yukon River Quest
SUP Examiner - Registrations will be accepted beginning November 1, 2017 for the 20th annual Yukon River Quest, which will be held June 27 to July 1, 2018. The 715-kilometer (444-mile) wilderness adventure paddling race is run on the Yukon River from Whitehorse to Dawson City in Canada’s Yukon Territory during the last week of June. The “Race to the Midnight Sun” is the world’s longest annual paddling race as teams race round-the-clock under a sky that never gets dark.
red paddle co Beneath the Surface, Red Paddle Co Photoshoot
red paddle co - When we set out to plan our photoshoot for our  new 2018 collection , it was kind of a given that there would be a SUP adventure at the heart of it.
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