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Playak News Flash - February 22, 2018
Playak News Flash - February 22, 2018
The world's latest paddling headlines.
International Rafting Federation What’s in store for Rafters in the White Water of Siberia Forum (WWOSF)
International Rafting Federation - This year will be the third White Water of Siberia Forum (WWOSF) to be held in Siberia – 2016 and 2017 proved very popular and successful. This should be a bucket list item for all rafters – to go rafting in the Altai region!
Austin Kayak Bonafide SS127 on Water Review
Austin Kayak - Bonafide - SS-127 Kayak Every once in awhile (more often than not this days)  the paddlesports and fishing industry is inundated with news about a new product that challenges conventional design and attempts to offer the angler something different.
Angling International Fishing Brands Help Johnson Achieve 33% Sales Growth
Angling International - Johnson Outdoors brands Humminbird and Minn Kota drove a 33% increase in pre-season fishing sales, helping the company to post a revenue increase of nearly a quarter for the first three months of its financial year.
SUP World Mag Sunrise SUP surfing – NKD Champion 10’6
SUP World Mag - Early mornings in the cold north, deliver beautiful sunrises.
Canoe Guy BC A Call for Your Old Town Canoes at the 2018 WCHA Assembly
Canoe Guy BC - This person is writing a book in restoring antique canoes. If you are bringing a Old Town canoe to the Wooden Canoe Heritage Association Assembly at Trent University this July, let him know. It would be useful for him for writing his 2nd antique canoe restoring book.
SUP Magazine Unexpected Travel Lessons: Packing Wisely
SUP Magazine - Packing for the long haul on a standup paddleboard can be a challenge. Here's some first-hand advice to help you do it right on your next SUP adventure.
SUP Magazine A Basic SUP Fishing Setup
SUP Magazine - Equipment essentials to get your SUP set up to fish the right way. The post Tutorial, A Basic SUP Fishing Setup appeared first on SUP Magazine – The Voice of Standup Paddling .
L.A. Creek Freak Restoring Neighborhood Streams: A Book That LA Could Use
L.A. Creek Freak - Creekfreaks! If you, like me, have resolved to pull away a bit from the netflix-amazonprime-hulu bingefests that serve as a daily nonpharma escapist opiate, and if maybe you, like me, are rediscovering those magical things called books – then I have a few reads for you! They range from  practical, to lyrical, to celebratory.
SUP World Mag SUP Surfing: Nathan Cross Finds Paradise
SUP World Mag - Mentawai shredding with Nathan Cross.
Paddle Making Lee F'S Poplar Voyageur Paddle
Paddle Making - Always enjoy it when a reader gets inspiration from this blog and carves their own paddle. Lee F used information gathered from the site to carve a voyageur paddle from a dead standing poplar tree in his own yard. It was split  with an axe and wedges, shaped with a hatchet, then carved up with a crooked knife.
Werner President Roosevelt Contributions to Our Wilderness
Werner - There are no words that can tell the hidden spirit of the wilderness that can reveal its mystery, its melancholy and its charm.
SherriKayaks Your Patience Is Requested
SherriKayaks - As you may have noticed if you have been a visitor to in the past, the website has recently undergone a much overdue upgrade. 
TotalSUP Find That Perfect ISUP With Fool Moon
TotalSUP - Spring is around the corner and now is the time to look at getting the perfect ISUP. The are so many attractions in buying an ISUP, they are cheaper, lighter and much more practical than hard SUPs, plus easy to transport and store. At first glance, all inflatable SUP boards look very similar, but there are actually many different design, prices and technological variations between each ISUP.
SUP Examiner Tifosi Optics Launches New Styles for 2018
SUP Examiner - Tifosi Optics introduces Swank Tifosi Optics introduces SWANK, a fun new style with features designed to perform in any situation.
The Pursuit Zone Kayaking Minnesota to Florida With Daniel Alvarez
The Pursuit Zone - Here is Daniel Alvarez, he traveled 4,000 miles in a sea kayak from Minnesota’s Northwest Angle to Key West, Florida. For his valiant adventure spirit Daniel got a cash grant from a magazine.
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