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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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Plenty of Water for the Wild Rogue River!

Northwest Rafting Company (35 min. ago) - Spring is here and there is a lot of talk about summer river flows in Oregon for rafting, kayaking, and fishing. With lower than normal snowpack in much of the West, rivers like the Rogue River, Deschutes River, and Klamath River are an oasis for river lovers during low snowpack years due to their upstream dams and natural aquifers (nature's dams).  read more...

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EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK: The Echo Composite Ocoee

Rapid Magazine Blog (2 hrs. ago) - A new take on an old favorite will hit rivers this spring: a brand new composite version of the ever-popular Ocoee canoe. The composite Ocoee will be a combination of carbon, Kevlar and fiberglass—materials Convery has worked with a lot in his two decades of crafting handmade paddles.The first composite Ocoee will be ready this Friday and on the water by the weekend.  read more...

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Wilderness Systems® Expands Pro Staff to 56 Elite Anglers in 2015

Confluence (4 hrs. ago) - The Wilderness Systems® 2015 Pro Staff has expanded in 2015 to include 56 of the top guides, tournament competitors, writers, photographers and passionate kayak angling experts in North America.  read more...

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Kalama Falls

Kokatat Blog (6 hrs. ago) - Kalama Falls wasn't on my radar until I'd heard about Chris Korbulic running it. It looked like a great drop and Jah Bison had just run it, so it didn't take much to talk a few friends into grabbing their kits and making the drive south from Seattle.  read more...

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Top 5 Whitewater Safety Articles

Rapid Magazine Blog (8 hrs. ago) - From debating what equipment to carry to analyzing neuroscience research, we’ve looked at the topic of river safety and rescue from many angles in our 17 years of publishing Rapid.  read more...

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Mar 26International Rivers The World Celebrated Rivers on March 14
Mar 26Am. Whitewater Deerfield River (MA) Hydro Relicensing: Building on Past Success
Mar 26worldkayak blogs Hike in, Hike out, and the First Descent of the Rio Jaromillo
Mar 26Rapid Magazine Blog Idaho's Gutter Playpark
Mar 26SUP Magazine The Ultimate Waterman Challenge Wrap-Up
Mar 26Nikki Rekman River Cleanups - Are You Going to Participate?
Mar A Hot Drink At Lenihuline on The West Kyle of Bute
Mar 26Nature, Kayak and Travel Friday Harbor Bike Rentals
Mar 26Eric Jackson EJ’s Epic Nile River Trip- A River Facing Death
Mar 25Chris Baer Solo paddling big volume waterfalls? 4,000 Islands Lao
Mar 25Fluid Fluid Whitewater Has Come Back to The Motherland
Mar 25Mark Sundin Nick Cunliffe Coaching this Friday in Sydney
Mar 25SUP Surf Georges Cronsteadt Finishes 3rd in Race at The Ultimate Waterman
Mar 25SUP Surf Trio of stand up paddleboarders from Southport selected to represent a leading watersports brand
Mar 25International Rivers Hydropower Sector Eyeing a Revival in India
Mar 25Jackson Kayak Installing A Probe Without Breaking Tray
Mar 25Jackson Kayak A Little Bit of Salt
Mar 25SUPboarder A Rookie’S Guide to Supbikerun – Part 1
Mar 25Jackson Kayak Perch Fishing Eclipse
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Mar 25worldkayak Powell River Cleanup
Mar 25Canoe Kayak Steve and Cindy Scherrer Join Kokatat as Ambassadors
Mar 25Rob Casey Standing Out in the SUP Business
Mar 25Jackson Kayak Making the best of things in Panama
Mar 25unsponsored Palm Equipment – Gradient And Camber
Mar 25Playak Press Release - Jackson Kayak Introduces More Fun
Mar 25Kokatat Blog A super swell day
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