A version of this article was first published in Paddling Magazine Issue 57. Continue reading “Sea Kayaks: The Real Problem with Rudders”
Gear Review: Astral BlueJacket PFD
My favorite multisport life jacket. Continue reading “Gear Review: Astral BlueJacket PFD”
Life and the Forward Stroke
Not perfect. Better. Continue reading “Life and the Forward Stroke”
A Year on the Road
A few things we learned from life on the road..
The Problem with Paddlesports
And a potential solution… Continue reading “The Problem with Paddlesports”
The Final Answer on Feather Angle
This article was first published in Paddling Magazine Issue 58. Continue reading “The Final Answer on Feather Angle”
Gear Review: Astral Rassler Water Boots
I’ve had a pair of Rasslers since they were introduced in 2013. They’re my favorite all-terrain, wet and dry hiking, kayaking, canoeing, and fly fishing boots.Continue reading “Gear Review: Astral Rassler Water Boots”
Saving Buffalo Reef
Please take 10 minutes out of your day and watch this excellent short film produced and directed by my friend Finn Ryan.
The film highlights how mine tailings from historic copper mines in the UP are spreading in Lake Superior and threatening to destroy one of the Lake’s most productive lake trout breeding habitats.
It’s easy to blame overfishing for falling fish stocks, but more often than not the issue is habitat destruction. If we want to have healthy fisheries for commercial and recreational harvest we must address the root causes of fisheries degradation whether they be dams, industrial pollution, urban runoff or climate change.
In this case, work is underway to mitigate and ultimately remove the stamp sands that are the source of the problem. It’s headed in the right direction. Let’s make sure it keeps going that way.
Adventures big and small… Continue reading “Everyday Adventures”