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The famous Playak News Flash informs tens of thousands of paddlers around the world about the most popular paddling news each day. Playak editors hand-pick the best headlines 24/7, and those that are viewed most by our readers are sent out in the News Flash. Each Friday, we send out the Weekly Digest (instead of the daily News Flash), containing the top headlines of the past 7 days, as well as the most popular videos and forum topics, plus a list of upcoming events.

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Hunt for Big Jake

Rapid Media (4 min. ago) - Darryl Becker caught this 39" musky in Sturgeon lake near Bobcaygeon, Ontario in his Native Watercraft Tegris Ultimate. There were four of us yakfishers on our 17th annual Hunt for Big Jake musky weekend,he said. The 39" was my third fish of the weekend and the second of the day. It was caught on a Mepps Musky Killer over weeds in 10ft of water.  read more...

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The Vans of 2014

Exploring Elements (1 hour ago) - There is automotive bling in every direction at The SEMA Show, and this year was no different. As a purveyor of the van life I felt it necessary to capture and share some of the vans, and van like vehicles, that caught my eye at the 2014 show.  read more...

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Life Is for Deep Kisses, Strange Adventures, Midnight Swims, and Rambling Conversations

Lina Augaitis (2 hrs. ago) - I dream of the beaches, the races, the people of SUP. I get perked up and fill with joy during my cool bike commutes through town, putting on my drysuit to go for a beautiful paddle, the fall leaves, the crisp dark night rides, and glorious moments with Andrew and my friends.  read more...

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5 Ways to Improve your River Paddling with Mike T

Boarders Magazine (3 hrs. ago) - Before even setting foot on the river, a good way to set yourself up for success is to make sure you are as solid as possible with all of your paddling strokes and concepts. Everything happens faster and quicker when you are on a moving river, so having down the all the strokes and maneuvers is key. Here is a few key things to practice before setting foot on the river.  read more...

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Plastic Kayak Repair

WWTCC (4 hrs. ago) - What do you do when or if your kayak breaks? Boats are after all only made from plastic, basically just lots of the material your supermarket shopping bag is made from plus the 1000′s of hours of R&D into each boat and rotomoulding tecnology , so miss use and abuse will lead to breaks.  read more...

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Nov 21Rapid Media 2014 Hobie Kayak Bream Series Grand Final
Nov 21Rapid Media Winter Fishing Contest–Win a Vedavoo Pack!
Nov 21American Rivers Phase II of the Deer Creek Tribute Trail is Complete
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Nov 21SUP International Inner Balance with Robby Naish
Nov 21Standup Journal JP Australia Launches The New Surf Slate Sup Board
Nov 21Standup Journal Sean Poynter wins the Mirleft Stand Up Pro In Morocco
Nov 21SUP Magazine Groms’ Summer of SUP
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Nov 20Kokatat Blog Back to my roots and into the water

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