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Entries from January 2012

Why this shouldn’t have happened

January 29th, 2012 · 1 Comment


Teen kayaker rescued on Willamette River http://www.kgw.com/news/local/Teen-critical-after-rescue-on-Willamette-River-138291259.html This shouldn’t have happened. For those of you outside of the area, we’ve had a tough couple weeks of rain, and a bit of snow. There are some small rural highways that are still underwater from flooding. Here’s what I see need to be learned from this situation:

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Tags: Safety

When the River’s High and Dirty, It’s Time to Clean

January 24th, 2012 · 2 Comments


Aaahhh. The rain finally let up yesterday, so I just had to get my new Diablo Chupacabra on the water. I had a late start unfortunately. First I wanted to pick up a SUP paddle to go with the stand-up paddleboard/kayak hybrid. Yes, I could have just used my regular kayak paddle, but, believe me, […]

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Review of the Uniden Atlantis VHF marine radio

January 7th, 2012 · 2 Comments


When you’re on the water, other boats can present hazards for kayak fisherman. They can also be a lifeline. Cell phones are great when you find yourself in a hairy situation, but they don’t always work. That’s where the VHF radio comes in. It allows for on-the-water communication with other boats on the water, the […]

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Ok. I can’t wait.

January 5th, 2012 · No Comments


I’m just too excited. I just got off the phone a short time ago with Thomas at Diablo Paddlesports. I’ll have a new kayak on the way here shortly! I’ve wanted one of the Diablo Paddlesports kayaks since their Audios was debuted. What makes the Diablo line up different from the rest is that they’re […]

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Tags: Gear