Paddling Education

Kayak Touring the Sea of Cortez and Whiskey Paddle Review

A short look into a month long kayak tour in the Sea of Cortez.

Kayaking Quebec’s Jacques-Cartier River [Video]

Ken Whiting and the Paddle Tales crew take us to another kayaking destination in scenic Quebec: the Jacques-Cartier River…

Kayak Quebec’s Iles de la Madeleine [Video]

This episode of Paddle Tales takes us to a destination Ken Whiting has been wanting to kayak more than any other: Quebec’s “Iles de la Madeleine”…

Kayaking in Bas Saint Laurent, Quebec [Video]

Paddle Tales host and Aqua-Bound ProStaffer Ken Whiting takes us to Quebec’s Bas Saint Laurent region for some kayaking and canoeing adventures in gorgeous wilderness waters…

Kayaking in Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Quebec [Video]
ProStaffer and Paddle Tales host Ken Whiting takes us with him as he kayaks the waters of the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region in southwest Quebec…
Meandering the World with the 4-Piece Whiskey Fiberglass

Canadian travel writer and international tour guide, Rachel Bertsch, brings us along with her to northwest British Columbia where she put the Whiskey Fiberglass to the test…

A Paddling Guide to the Poconos: What to Know, Where to Go
Boasting 150 lakes and 170 river miles, the Pocono Mountains in eastern Pennsylvania is an incredible spot for watersports enthusiasts. From the rapids on the Lehigh River to the flatwater of Lake Wallenpaupack, you’ll find find lots of places to enjoy kayaking, canoeing, rafting, and stand-up paddleboarding.
Explore the Newfoundland Coast by Kayak

Quirpon Island in Newfoundland offers spectacular kayaking for both experienced and beginning paddlers.

Sea Kayaking in the Fjords of Norway

Aqua-Bound ProStaffer, Tomasz Furmanek, has been kayaking and photographing the fjords of his native Norway for many years. Let’s go on a photo tour of the areas near Aurland and Bergen in southwest Norway…

Fishing the Devils River - From a Pau Hana Endurance
There are many different rivers in the state of Texas that I enjoy fishing, but one river has consistently set itself apart from the others – the Devils River...
The Complete Guide to Keuka Lake
The Finger Lakes Region of New York is filled with natural beauty, from gushing waterfalls cascading down deep gorges to wineries dotting rolling, green hills—and at the heart of it all lies Keuka Lake.
The 4 Best Beginner-Friendly Rivers for Packrafting in New Zealand

Since the beginning, packrafting has appealed to adventurous folk who aren’t afraid to put in a little effort to get off the beaten path. Not quite an inflatable canoe yet not quite a kayak, packrafts are inflatable rafts that resemble dinghies but are capable of whitewater and extreme fun.

Whitewater Kayaking Road Trip: Wisconsin Style
If you’re planning a whitewater kayaking road trip, Wisconsin probably isn’t on your list of destinations—yet.
Vancouver Island: A Paddling Paradise

Vancouver Island is world-famous for its paddling opportunities. Probably most of us think of sea kayaking the coasts here. But the Island has several dozen interior lakes and many rivers, too. Well-populated or remote, there’s a spot for you…

Complete Guide to the Wolf River
Beginning in northern Mississippi, the spring-fed Wolf River runs west through Shelby and Fayette Counties in Tennessee to its confluence with the mighty Mississippi River in Memphis.
An Epic African Paddle Adventure

Environmental scientist and adventurer, Ross Exler, is passionate about bringing awareness to the African Great Lakes system. So passionate, in fact, that he’s embarked on a 1,000-mile kayaking trip even now, during the (North American) winter of 2018…

Sea Kayaking in the Channel Islands, Alaska [Video]

The Channel Islands, off the coast of southeast Alaska, are hugely popular with sea kayakers due to their accessibility and the abundance of marine wildlife…

Kayaking in Milford Sound, New Zealand

“Innumerable waterfalls descending down unscalable cliffs.” How’s that for a dramatic description of New Zealand’s Milford Sound? Sounds wonderful, doesn’t it?

How to Find a Water Trail Near You
Are you looking for a new paddling spot near you? Here’s a resource to find your next favorite water trail…
Tellico River - White Water Paddling

The Tellico River is a magnetic place for many reasons that become obvious before you even exit the car. Depending on recent rain, the mist of Bald River Falls at the Tellico River confluence will sometimes dot your windows as you cross the bridge.

The Best Places to Paddle on the Tennessee River
The area around Chattanooga is perhaps best known for its whitewater, but that’s not the only paddling opportunity available in the Scenic City. In fact, paddlers are increasingly discovering the joys of kayaking, canoeing, and stand-up paddleboarding on the Tennessee...