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Playak News Flash - December 16, 2017
Playak News Flash - December 16, 2017
The world's latest paddling headlines.
Gary Engberg Outdoors Attractive prize money and for high school anglers in this kayak fishing tournament
Gary Engberg Outdoors - For high school anglers, here is a tournament coming in June where they would spend three days gathered along 300 miles of the Arkansas River from the Oklahoma border to the Mississippi River. There’s impressive cash prizes for them too in this tournament which is the State’s largest amateur fishing tournament.
Canoe Kayak 3 Organisations that make a difference in the angler community - support them!!
Canoe Kayak - This is a season of given and it’s good to give something to those Organisations who do excellent work for the angler community. Here are 3 such Organisations, check them out and if you want to give and support them, do so.
Am. Whitewater National Monument Reductions reduce protections to precious whitewater resources
Am. Whitewater - Recently, President Trump had announced his intentions to reduce in size Bears Ears National Monument by 85% and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument by nearly half. This reduces the protections these monuments offered to many whitewater resources in the region. American Whitewater the Organisation that works to protect,restore and celebrate the rivers, evaluates how this reduction would negatively impact the whitewater resources in this region of the United States.
American Rivers A Bill introduced to protect the East Rosebud Creek - Montana
American Rivers - Representative Greg Gianforte (R), Montana’s lone congressman, introduced legislation to protect East Rosebud Creek as Montana’s next Wild & Scenic River. If it passes, East Rosebud Creek will be Montana’s first new Wild & Scenic Riverin over 40 years. This is great news, let’s thank and give suggestions for making other measures for the good of Montana’s Rivers.
International Rivers We Will Fight Until We Die, We Will Not Leave
International Rivers - The rivers of Southeast Asia are increasingly threatened by the construction of cascades of large dams, which will irreversibly alter the ecology of the rivers, block crucial fish migration routes and resettle hundreds of thousands of families.
Kayak Angler Magazine Why Grand Bahama Is An Angler's Dream
Kayak Angler Magazine - Mention the Bahamas, and people picture tan lines, tiki bars and endless buffets. But it’s what lies beyond the breakers that makes Grand Bahama an angler’s dream destination.
International Rivers Iran Cancels 50 Planned Dams
International Rivers - Drought in Khuzestan Radio Farda Iranian news is reporting that the country's  Ministry of Energy has canceled 50 planned dams , due to a lack of rainfall.
American Rivers A Visual Journey of the Proposed Nooksack Wild & Scenic River
American Rivers - The North Cascade Mountains in Washington State are defined by their majestic beauty wild forests, wild rivers, and stunning vistas.
Canoe Kayak Whitewater news and entertained in this weeks Hammer Factor whitewater podcast
Canoe Kayak - Whitewater paddling podcast The Hammer Factor that’s posted by kayaking legends this week talks about national monument reductions and freestyle kayaking.
Kayak Angler Magazine Find the perfect gift for the kayak angler you love
Kayak Angler Magazine - Are you still looking for the perfect gift for the kayak angler in your life? Look no more. Check out these seven kayak fishing gifts under $200.
Jackson Kayak Nebraska Pike Fishing on the Cuda HD
Jackson Kayak - This past November I had the opportunity to travel to the Sand Hills of Nebraska and chase Northern Pike. On a mission for Bending Branches to capture some shots using their newly redesigned angler series paddles.
Jackson Kayak Its Not Over Until Its Over
Jackson Kayak - There is a lot that goes through my routine when I prep for an upcoming tournament. I always study a lot of contour maps and satellite images. I also will go over past tournaments and fishing outings in the area where the future tournament will be.
worldkayak blogs Hot Lava Boater Cross Event 2017
worldkayak blogs - We had nine participants in our 1.5 mile boater cross race on the Deschutes River this year.  Lava Island Falls was created by a recent lava flow that blocked the river and created two remote drops with a hidden lake in-between.   Scotty Baker provided the inspiration and ran a fabulous event.  I
Fanatic SUP Paddle Personality - Young Tom Auber now prominent in the SUP racing scene
Fanatic SUP - Tom Auber, the young talent who came 4th in the Paris SUP Crossing joins Fanatic’s International SUP Team. We should watch out for this 18 year old waterman, he’s going to a tough competitor in the international SUP race scene.
Palm Blogs Awesome apps for paddlers 2017
Palm Blogs - So if you’re taking your phone with you on the water, you may as well make the most of it! Let’s take a look at some of the best apps for paddlers.
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