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Fishing PFD: Life Vests That Won’t Put You in a Bind
When you’re on the river, you shouldn’t have to trade safety for comfort. We tested three personal flotation devices for safety and mobility.
‘Before the Spill’: Film Warns of Aging Pipeline Under the Great Lakes
Our contributor, the executive producer of the new film ‘Before the Spill,’ talks about the background, goals, and key issues surrounding the Line 5 oil pipeline that flows under Lake Superior.
Sea-Doo Launches First PWC for Anglers, the ‘Fish Pro’
A built-in fish finder, a dedicated well cooler, and a host of other purpose-built features combine to usher in a new wave of personal watercraft with the Sea-Doo Fish Pro.
Best Paddle for Kayak Fishing? Try One of These Four
Are you in the market for a new paddle to get you into uncharted waters? We took this roundup of paddles for anglers to the Madison River in Montana for a river-based test.
Old Town Topwater 106 Angler: A Good Kayak in a Small Package
Sometimes, bigger isn’t better. I had the opportunity to take the new Old Town Topwater in its 10-foot 6-inch incarnation for a test spin, and it held its own on small water.
Watch: Biking and Rafting in Pristine British Columbia Backcountry
Three explorers journey deep into northern British Columbia to examine a mine and its potential effects on the surrounding pristine wilderness.
Water Power: 3 Standouts From Evinrude Engines’ On-Lake Demo
Gamified boat docking, high-power two-strokes, and a 600-horsepower pontoon — here’s the latest and greatest from Evinrude Outboard Engines’ on-water demo.
Watch: John John Florence Is a Master of Surf in ‘Space’
This surfing video has it all: stunning waves, beautiful ocean scenery, and John John Florence absolutely crushing it.
Vacation So Hard: All Aboard the Fitness Cruise Ship
Deep in the fiendish hearts of diabolical marketing geniuses sprang a torturous idea: Let’s combine a cruise-ship vacation with an all-you-can-sweat exercise agenda. All aboard the WOD on the Waves Cruise.
Oru Launches ‘Haven,’ the First Tandem Folding Kayak
The origami-inspired folding kayak company, Oru, now offers pairs a way to get on the water. The Haven is the world’s first folding kayak for two people.
Watch: Team Bikes and Packrafts around British Columbia’s Mines
A bikepacking team explores the effects of mining on the sacred headwaters of northwestern British Columbia. Typical of the area, the video features glacier-fed rivers, mountain biking, and bears.
Trump Administration Cancels Environmental Study, Lifts Mining Ban Near BWCAW
Environmental groups cry foul on the U.S. government’s decision to open Rainy River watershed to mining interests. They say it ‘broke its word.’
Standup Paddleboarder Brings ‘Plastic Patrol’ Mission to the US
Lizzie Carr was the first person to standup paddleboard the length of England through its waterways. So 160 miles to clean up New York, starting next week, should be smooth sailing.
After Debacle, World Surf League Awards Women Equal Prize Money
Today, the World Surf League announced that male and female surfers will receive equal prize money.
Rafting the Grand Canyon: What to Know About This Bucket List Trip
Most Grand Canyon rafting trips book a year or two in advance. Here’s the rundown on our editor’s recent Grand Canyon rafting experience, including what to know about how to start planning yours.
Hobie Revamps Best-Selling Mirage Outback Fishing Kayak
The Mirage Outback, Hobie’s best-selling fishing kayak, receives a full overhaul. Here are the details.
This $25K Electric Surfboard Goes 35 MPH Without Waves
Swedish company Awake recently unveiled the Rävik — a high-powered electric surfboard meant to disrupt the watercraft industry. If you’ve got a need for speed, you’ll want to check this out.
From Toy to Adventure Tool: Alplacka Raft Floats Into Mainstream
From humble beginnings, Colorado-based Alpacka Raft continues to innovate and float packrafting further into the mainstream.