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Boating

  • Boats

    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…

  • Boats

    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…

  • Boats

    Dinner Time Conservation

    I understood what years of talking about water, rivers, fishing and agriculture have done to them. It’s made them advocates. It’s made them passionate.

    Most every home has a dinner table ritual. Ours is a mixed bag of content typically. With an eight- and ten-year-old often leading the discussion it’s our job as parents to listen and respond when appropriate. These are moments in my day I look forward to. Like a trip down a river, they’re filled with…

  • Boats Fishing

    New year, old lessons

    Get ready for float season Earlier this week the gauges were turned on near our favorite stretch of home water. That can mean only one thing: boating season is here! The shift of seasons should remind you to do your due diligence when it comes to preparing your boat and family for getting out on…

  • Boats

    Stop apologizing and start asking questions

    I wouldn’t call myself an expert boater. I don't row the biggest lines or guide anglers on famous stretches of fabled trout water. What I can do is get my family and friends safely down most stretches without significant issues. Surprisingly, I’ve rowed for very few anglers in my seven years behind the oars. Our…