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Your personal flotation device (PFD)—commonly called a life jacket—is the most important safety feature of your paddling experience. Don’t take it lightly!
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After your canoe, your canoe trip packs are the biggest investment you’ll make.
Instructional Articles
To feather or not to feather…that’s a good question! And one we get a lot.
Instructional Articles
Durability. Beauty. Performance. When designing our world class canoe and kayak paddles, these three things are always front of mind.
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Getting more extension and more feathering angle options for your kayak paddle can truly enhance your paddle's performance, and therefore your paddling experience.
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Talk to the vast majority of paddlers, and they’ll likely tell you: While they enjoy the act of paddling, it’s the sights, sounds, smells and connection with nature that the real passion for paddli
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We hit the road in search of big smallmouth.  Disappointment was quickly erased as we each caught nice smallmouth on big lures.  Watch the video from our trip and read the story below.
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An aspect of wilderness trips I admire, is the simplicity. With a daily goal to go from point A to point B, a hot meal becomes a luxury and the greatest motivator.
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When my husband and I started our family, one of the things we wanted our kids to grow up with was our love of the outdoors, including paddling.
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Bending Branches makes several different canoe paddles specifically designed for expedition trips, like those you’ll take in the Boundary Waters.