Paddling Education

What's in a Bending Branches Paddle?

'The whole is greater than the sum of it's parts.' This old saying holds true when considering our amazing wood paddles!

Rockgard- Make sure you're protected.

If you want to buy a new paddle every year or two, that's fine. But if you want to get more bang for your buck and hold a paddle that you can trust for the long haul- your paddle needs to have Rockgard!

How to Properly Use a Bent-Shaft Canoe Paddle [Video]

They say the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, they obviously haven't used a bent shaft paddle before.

Have the Right Canoe Paddle for Your Trip.

Choosing the proper paddle based on the type of adventure your setting out on can make the difference between a great paddling memory and one that you wont want to repeat again.

Choosing the Proper Canoe Paddle Grip.

Get a grip on the benefits of each style of paddle grip to help you choose the one that is best for you.

Bent vs. Straight Shaft Canoe Paddles

Is bent or straight best for you? Find out the why difference can make a difference!

'A' Series Registration
Thank-you for purchasing our Limited Edition 'A' Series canoe paddle. It is no longer necessary to register this paddle. We hope you are enjoying your purchase and the adventures that go along with it! Please let us know if you...
Bending Branches Welcomes 9 New Fishing Pros
February 5, 2015 – Bending Branches, the global leader in kayak and canoe paddles, is starting 2015 with a bang in the kayak fishing community. Effective immediately, 9 new professional kayak anglers have been added to the Bending Branches national...
Informational Video Library
Here are a few informational videos from the paddling experts at Bending Branches that can help you choose the right paddle and offer a little guidance in the world of paddling.
Stand-Up Paddle Sizing Guide

Like any paddle sport, choosing the correct length for your stand-up paddle will make your paddling easier, more efficient and more enjoyable.

Bending Branches 101
Every paddle we build is made to last. Durability isn't our only concern however. Bending Branches paddles are also comfortable, beautiful and efficient. All Bending Branches Wood Canoe Paddles are Hand-Crafted in Osceola WI, USA Features Laminate in Shaft. 2...
Team Bending Branches Members Danish canoeist, Martin Strunge Kayak Kevin Friends of Bending Branches What About Blue Certification Resources American Canoe Association (ACA) American Whitewater Association (AWW) British Canoe Association (BCU)
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