Kayaking and Canoeing

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Unboxing and Review: Backpacking Chairs

By Stacie / April 22, 2024 / Comments Off on Unboxing and Review: Backpacking Chairs

Join us for this double review of two different styles of lightweight backpacking and camping chairs. We purchased some his and hers chairs. Stacie chose the Nemo Moonlite Elite. At 1 lb 2 oz, this chair can’t be beat for lightweight. It retails for $179.95 at REI. Features include aluminum hubs, reclining back, and a…

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Just Paddling

By Stacie / September 6, 2023 / Comments Off on Just Paddling

Looking for something new to watch? Try “just paddling”, a new playlist on our YouTube channel dedicated to relaxing on the water. We have been compiling video of various rivers and lakes in Michigan, and currently have 15 videos to share. Float down the Manistee River, Platte River, Au Sable River, and Platte Lake. Enjoy…

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Product Review: Fishell Canoe Paddles

By Stacie / October 23, 2022 / Comments Off on Product Review: Fishell Canoe Paddles

Just out: our product review for Fishell canoe paddles. Getting out for an October paddle on the Platte River and Platte Lake is a treat on a sunny fall day in Michigan! We finally got the chance to get out in the canoe with our new Fishell Paddles. These paddles are cherry wood with the…

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Fishell Canoe Paddles Unboxing

By Stacie / April 11, 2022 / Comments Off on Fishell Canoe Paddles Unboxing

Something new this spring! We purchased new handmade wooden paddles for our canoe from Fishell Paddles. We just got our new Fishell Wooden Canoe Paddles in the mail! Watch us unbox and react to these beautiful new paddles. We had the opportunity to meet Greg Fishell at Canoecopia in Madison Wisconsin this year, and enjoyed…

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Packing Your Kayak

Packing Your Kayak for a River Trip

By Stacie / March 23, 2022 / Comments Off on Packing Your Kayak for a River Trip

Wonder how to pack your kayak for a river camping trip? In this introductory video see what we pack and how we fit it in our boats. We recorded this on location at the Canoe Harbor State Forest Campground in Grayling, MI on the Au Sable River. Packing your kayak for a river trip is…

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