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Grab your paddles, it’s a Shootout!

4 May

There’s a new paddling race event in Townsend Wi along the beautiful Townsend Flowage. The first annual Northwoods Paddlin’ Shootout, June 10th, 11th and 12th will feature five paddle sports races on a ½ mile closed course around four turns. Participants in Kayak Singles, Pro Kayak Singles, Kayak Doubles, Canoe Doubles and Paddleboard Singles will […]

Places to Paddle: Wisconsin’s Bois Brule River

29 Jun

The Bois Brule in northwestern Wisconsin is world-famous amongst paddlers for the magical upper river which flows through secluded woodsy bogs, and then turns into a fun whitewater playground. The river runs towards Lake Superior falling 328 feet in eighteen miles, making for some exciting paddling (especially when the water is high) as the water […]

New on Far North Paddling

5 Jun

New on Far North Paddling

We’re thrilled to announce that has a new section for the advanced paddler: Far North Paddling!

Paddle the Tip of the Mitt

28 Mar

Paddle from Oscoda to Manistee, MI in Canoes, Kayaks, Voyageur Canoes and Small Sail Boats, and help support the Verlen Kruger Memorial and the Benzie Food Partners food bank. When: Saturday June 18 – 26… Read More >

Canadian Canoe Museum Mourns Loss of Kirk Wipper, Founder

21 Mar

The Canadian Canoe Museum announces the death of its Founder, Kirk A. W. Wipper, C.M. Wipper, 87, died Friday, March 18th…

Canoecopia 2011 Preview

3 Feb

Canoecopia is coming! Are you ready for 23,000 fellow paddlers, hundreds of boats, and thousands of deals on gear? (We are!) Join and Novacraft Canoes in Madison Wisconsin this March and get inspired for the paddling season, plan your summer trip, gear up — do it all in one amazing weekend.Highlights:Over 150 workshops and […]

Kevin Callan shares favorite canoe trips

6 Jan

Check out this fun and informative conversation with intrepid paddler, Kevin Callan, interviewed by ‘The Scoutmaster’, Clarke Green. Kevin shares some of his favorite places to paddle in Canada, some hidden gems, a few great camping tips, and at least one bear encounter… Click HERE for the Podcast Read the full post at: The Scoutmaster Blog […]

250 Year old Birchbark Canoe Found

14 Dec

An historic Canadian canoe, possibly the oldest canoe known to exist, was recently found in a shed in Great Britain.  Thought to be built in the 18th century, it may have been brought to England by a soldier during the American Revolution, and has been stored by the family ever since. Canoes of that period […]