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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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Sept 29 Redfish action in St. Petersburg with Eugene

Tampa Bay Kayak Charters (16 min. ago) - Got out with Eugene around 1:30 to look for some redfish near St. Petersburg yesterday in the kayaks. The trip was a little late notice and the weather was not the greatest but we decided to launch anyway.  read more...

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Opposition Mounting to Coal Mine on Black Warrior River

American Rivers (1 hour ago) - On August 28, around 100 people attended the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) public hearing in Sumiton regarding a water pollution permit for Drummond Company’s proposed Shepherd Bend Mine on the Black Warrior River.  read more...

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Nepal anyone?

International Rafting Federation (2 hrs. ago) - There is a great opportunity for white water action in Nepal late November firstly there is the Himalayan White Water Festival and straight after that an opportunity to get your IRF Safety Kayaker & Trip Leader Assessments.  read more...

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5 tips to get the most out of your play-boating days

Kokatat Blog (3 hrs. ago) - Play-boating season on the Ottawa River is in full effect, so I thought I would put together a few of my top tips to get the most out of your days.  read more...

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No Strings Attached

Rapid Media (4 hrs. ago) - Let’s be honest, installing a fishfinder is a pain in the ass. Wires, battery, transducer, screws, bolts, glue and putty make a big mess and never seem to work quite right. But where some people see a problem, these three companies see a solution. From a removable pod to a Bluetooth fishfinder, there are exciting options for kayak anglers who want to go wireless.  read more...

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