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    River Safety: Equipment matters

    Don’t cut corners with your safety device.

    Editor’s note: The float season has begun. The first oar stroke has likely been taken. We’ve shoved off into the flow of the known and inherently the unknown. As rivers go, the formula is simple. There’s one direction to go. What happens between boat ramps is up to you. With that, we at Trout Unlimited…

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    River Safety: Know where the safety kit is

    Editor’s note: The float season has begun. The first oar stroke has likely been taken. We’ve shoved off into the flow of the known and inherently the unknown. As rivers go, the formula is simple. There’s one direction to go. What happens between boat ramps is up to you. With that, we at Trout Unlimited…

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    River Safety: Point Positive

    Float season is here. Here’s how to make yourself heard above the noise. Editor’s note: The float season has begun. The first oar stroke has likely been taken. We’ve shoved off into the flow of the known and inherently the unknown. As rivers go, the formula is simple. There’s one direction to go. What happens…

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    Photo Gallery: First Float

    Over the Memorial Day weekend, my family and three others took a wonderfully run whitewater class from River Rescue Dynamics (@riverrescuedynamics) in Grand Junction, Colo., then had the privilege of spending three days in Ruby and Horsethief canyons in far western Colorado and Utah. This was a “let the kids (all nine of them) run…

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    Everyone rows

    Reminders can be a pain. I certainly understand. If you’re anything like me, you lean on the ignore side of reminders more than the take action side. But there are some reminders that simply should not be ignored and when it comes to safety, we should all listen. We raft with a lot of different…

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    Check out the ‘whitewater Porsche’

    The "Gunnimoon" is done!  On top of that, it has already completed its maiden voyage, a 20 day trip down the Grand Canyon.

    Unique new two-person dory gets christened in the Grand Canyon Back in January we introduced you to Justin Gallen at Raindog Boatworks. Justin, a newer member of the extremely small custom dory-building world, let us follow along as he designed and built what amounts to my dream boat. A design that, while not silly, is…