How to Find Rivers and Lakes on Google Maps

I’ve spent a lot of time virtually exploring the outdoors on Google Maps. A lot. A large part of that time has been my never-ending search for new lakes and rivers to paddle. So, how do you find lakes on Google Maps? Finding lakes simply … Read more

How to Find Rivers and Lakes on Google Earth

While I’ve got nothing against paddling on the most popular lakes and rivers, most of my favorite experiences come from the less-paddled rivers and lakes. Finding those rivers and lakes has become much easier in the 21st century, thanks to great tools like Google Earth. … Read more

Kayaking with One Arm: Everything You Need to Know

There is a reason kayaks and canoes are typically paddled with two arms and not one. It’s just so much easier that way. Maybe if you only needed to perform strokes on only one side instead of both, it might seem more sensible. But even … Read more

Transporting an Inflatable Kayak to Remote Waters

The portability to an inflatable kayak and a remote, undeveloped body of water can be a perfect partnership. How many people know of this body of water, have even seen it, let alone been on it to paddle or fish? This is just part of … Read more

How to Tandem Paddle an Inflatable Kayak

To answer this question, we have to look at the complete picture of things. There are general considerations that apply for both solo and tandem paddlers, and then there are specific scenarios and expectations to paddling with another person that differ. Understanding and experiences, along … Read more

How I Fish Remote Lakes In My Local Area

I’ve always loved fishing, and for most of my life, this has meant fishing for panfish in the Northwoods of Wisconsin on a full recreation lake. I’ll always appreciate that kind of fishing, but lately, I’ve been hankering for something a little different: fishing isolated … Read more