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Playak News Flash - December 23, 2017
Playak News Flash - December 23, 2017
The world's latest paddling headlines.
Mt. Hood H2O Running the Plympton Creek in Oregon at medium Flows
Mt. Hood H2O - This is a silly little creek in the NW corner of Oregon. Jeff Compton, Ben Mckenzie and I ran it when things got too high for plan A in February 2014, we had pulled out the Gazetteer and found this. The day we ran the creek the Nehalem @ Vernonia was at 2000cfs and the Naselle was at 2500cfs. This was a medium flow.
Am. Whitewater Hoosic River (NY) Access Restored
Am. Whitewater - American Whitewater has restored boater access to the Hoosic River at Schaghticoke through negotiations with Brookfield Renewable, operator of the hydro project. Brookfield had constructed a fence and locked gate that prevented paddlers from accessing the river below the dam.
Jackson Kayak My favorite place to kayak fish...
Jackson Kayak - If I were to pick my favorite place to kayak fish, it would definitely be the marshes of Delacroix, LA. It is literally where the road ends down deep in the marshes of the Mississippi Delta. The scenery is absolutely incredible and the fishing is even better!
International Rivers Dams and Child Rights in the Mekong: Campaigning Across Borders
International Rivers - Mueda Nawanat As a young public interest lawyer working to secure the rights of stateless children, Mueda  Nawanat is constantly on the move, traveling by boat, motorcycle, and on foot deep into the jungles of the Thai-Myanmar border to register undocumented children.
American Rivers Rivers at a Turning Point: Reflections on 2017 and the Year Ahead
American Rivers - In this episode of our We Are Rivers podcast, hear from Bob Irvin, President of American Rivers and other staff about challenges and successes for rivers in 2017, and our priorities for the coming year.
American Rivers Can a Booming Resort Community Co-Exist With Healthy Rivers?
American Rivers - As an alpine ski instructor for over twenty years and the son of a golf professional, I’ve always struggled to reconcile my job as a river advocate with my passions for skiing and golf. Let’s face it – both activities consume a lot of land and water.wastewater.
International Rivers Year in Review: 2017
International Rivers - Celebrating Loy Krathong in Lumpini Park, Bangkok, Thailand. Robertpollai via Wikimedia Commons In 2017, events moved at a breakneck speed.
Palm Blogs Balkan Rivers Tour Destination Guide – Part 4
Palm Blogs - The Morača River, cradled by rugged mountains of Montenegro, is the main focus of the second Balkan Rivers Tour.
Rafting Life River Running fun after picking up Jackson Kayaks’ Karma Unlimited
Rafting Life - I had paddled the Karma UL a while ago… three years ago to be exact at the Clearwater Festival. I enjoyed it on the big water of the Clearwater river, crashing through big waves and surfing up some of the fine waves that Clearwater river provides.
TotalSUP Federico Esposito Joins Team Infinity SUP
TotalSUP - JLID distribution, the company in charge of the distribution of Californian brand Infinity SUP in Europe, has just announced the new joining of Italian SUP racer Federico Esposito within the European Infinity Speed Freak Team.
Palm Blogs Latex, the Only Way to Stay Dry?
Palm Blogs - Recently, I’ve had a bunch of people ask me which neck seal is best for them and whether GlideSkin seals are a viable option for dry kit. ar this winter!
SUP Magazine Classic SUP Noseriding With Dave Boehne
SUP Magazine - SUP surfer Dave Boehne takes advantage of Southern California's offshore winds and mellow waves to score some long noserides on his nine-foot SUP longboard.
Jackson Kayak ACA Swiftwater Rescue Conference
Jackson Kayak - In October, I had the fortunate opportunity to attend the 2017 ACA Swiftwater Rescue Conference in Mill City, Oregon. This was my first time attending the SWR conference, and it surely will not be my last.
SUP Magazine Kai Lenny Foil Surfing Big Waves at Pipeline
SUP Magazine - Kai Lenny takes foil surfing to new heights yet again with JOB at third-reef Pipeline.
Kayak Angler Magazine Cutters made with the kayak angler in mind
Kayak Angler Magazine - You don’t tell the quality of an angler by the size of the fish he catches or the price tag on his reel. You can tell the quality of an angler by the edge on his blades. Whether clipping the…
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