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Kayaking in The Kawarthas and Black Creek in Florida’s Panhandle

Kayaking in The Kawarthas and Black Creek in Florida’s Panhandle

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Since Peterborough, Ontario is considered the birthplace of the modern canoe-building industry, there’s a special connection between canoes and the Kawarthas. The Canadian Canoe Museum, located in Peterborough, is lobbying to have June 26th designated as National Canoe Day in Canada. To celebrate, museum organizers convene a group at the Peterborough Lift Locks and encourage paddlers everywhere to celebrate their own canoe passions on that day. But there are plenty of other ways to celebrate canoeing from spring to fall. Rediscovering a cottage lake or taking the family on a canoeing adventure in the Kawarthas is as easy as a day trip or overnight camping outing. A great holiday for bored kids, it’s a safe bet that paddling season will end before the ideas do for beautiful lakes, cr...
Fishing kayak for big guys at Reno

Fishing kayak for big guys at Reno

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Fishing kayak for big guys - Ever since Reno was founded in the 19th Century, the placid Truckee River flowed through the center of town. Then, in 1983, it was converted into a tourist attraction, which has become popular with residents as well. Bulldozers, cranes and super-size trucks containing giant boulders configured a half-mile stretch of the formerly gentle waters into the kayaking and river-rafting venue. Now it's billed as the “only such river attraction to be built in the heart of a 24-hour casino resort city.” Best Stand Up Fishing Kayak Park and Prices The Truckee River Whitewater Park at Wingfield, with its rapids, drop pools and slalom course, cost $1.5 million. While fishing kayak for big guys to the white-water park is free, the experience can be pricey for par...
Whitewater raft, hike and best stand up kayak In West Virginia

Whitewater raft, hike and best stand up kayak In West Virginia

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Whatever your sport, Southern West Virginia offers excitement, challenge, learning and fun while enjoying some of the most breathtaking beauty in the country with your best stand up kayak. Skiing at Winterplace with Best Stand up Kayak Winterplace Ski Resort offers excellent skiing and best stand up kayak experience in the largest tubing park in the state, and challenging snowboarding. Rentals and lessons are available and the trails are lighted for night skiing. Located between Beckley and Princeton with easy access off Interstate 77. West Virginia Mountain Biking Trails Seasoned mountain bikers will love the challenging trails, winding along river beds and over country roads. If you are new to mountain biking, look for trails that are more level and remember never to bike...
Adaptive canoeing and wide fishing kayak lessons in Springfield, Vermont

Adaptive canoeing and wide fishing kayak lessons in Springfield, Vermont

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Paddling a canoe or wide fishing kayak around a pond is among the most peaceful and pleasant ways to experience the outdoors. Paddle sports, however, pose challenges for people with physical, sensory, and cognitive disabilities. Fortunately, paddling equipment adapts easily to accommodate many disabilities. Often, special seats that provide greater support and outrigger-type attachments that keep canoes from tipping are the only necessary adaptations. Adaptive canoeing and wide fishing kayak have been popular at Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports for more than two decades. Its oldest program is based at shallow, manmade Stoughton Pond in Springfield. Coordinator Kelly Walsh is trying to enhance the program. “Our current members have a lot of fun and enjoy the summer days outside,”...
Kayaking in Matlacha, Florida and Indian River Lagoon

Kayaking in Matlacha, Florida and Indian River Lagoon

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Matlacha is a tiny (reported population of only 735) old fishing village located just before Pine Island in southwest Florida. Part of the Creative Coast, visitors will find charming accommodations, wonderful restaurants, art galleries and gift shops, fantastic fishing and plenty of nature trails. It is the perfect kayaking destination. Stay at the Sun and Moon Inn Advertised as a bed and breakfast and waterfront fishing resort, the Sun and Moon Inn, is convenient to all that Matlacha has to offer. The six cozy rooms, all decorated with the sun and moon theme, have cable, central air-conditioning, ceiling fans and mini refrigerators. The morning meal is self-serve from the array of items that provide the makings of a continental breakfast located on the second floor porch. Other ...
Kayak fishing on shallow, moving water with best motorized kayak

Kayak fishing on shallow, moving water with best motorized kayak

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Use the best motorized kayak for kayak fishing on shallow and moving water. Fishing kayaks are equally useful for angling on still water and moving water. Ultralight kayak allow fishermen to float down shallow rivers where drift boats can’t go. Add the right tackle and lure for the location, and fishing success just has to follow. Kayak Tracker - Check Water Depth A scouting expedition to the river helps the angler plan a successful fishing trip. Smallmouth, like other bass species, like edges. These can be edges of submerged rock or other structure, or the edges of deeper pools next to shallow, fast moving water. Estimating river depth at various points will give fishermen a good idea where to find fish. Examine Insect and Aquatic Life Walking the bank and wading the shallows reve...