• Every Scratch Tells A Story review

    Jerry Vandiver’s Every Scratch Tells A Story

    Back in 2012, Jerry Vandiver, a Nashville-based singer and songwriter, sent me a copy of  True And Deep – Songs for the Heart of the Paddler. I was instantly hooked by the canoe country inspired songs. Jerry has followed up the first album with another one filled with tunes inspired by the canoe lifestyle and the […]

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  • Northstar Canoes Magic

    Northstar Canoes: Bell is Back in Black-Lite

    Back in the good ole’ days when I used to work retail, we carried Bell Canoes. They were made in Minnesota and were the perfect canoes for traveling the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, which was where our customers were heading. If you don’t know that Boundary Waters, you should. It’s a 1 million acre […]

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  • Kayak Camping

    Wilderness in America Under Attack (Still)

    One of PaddlingLight’s missions is to increase awareness about wilderness in a way to try and increase wilderness protection. One way that PLight does this is by calling attention to attacks on America’s laws that govern Wilderness Areas and National Parks. These attacks on American wilderness hurt all Americans by making it so there is […]

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