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by PaddleBear
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: Info about wildlife entanglements and other programs
Topic: Links to info on fishing line and other entanglement hazards.
Replies: 0
Views: 86

Links to info on fishing line and other entanglement hazards.

Many government and environmental organizations are taking note of the wildlife entanglement problem and are publishing a lot of information about it. If you find such information in your surfing, please post links here. While our organization was founded at a lake in southern California, the proble...
by PaddleBear
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: Info about wildlife entanglements and other programs
Topic: Links to other programs.
Replies: 0
Views: 55

Links to other programs.

Many government and environmental organizations are taking note of the wildlife entanglement problem and some of them are trying to do something about it. Many encourage their constituents to do something about it, but that's kind of vague. If you find such programs in your surfing, please post them...
by PaddleBear
Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Boat Handling
Topic: Basic Boat Handling
Replies: 0
Views: 78

Basic Boat Handling

Under construction.
by PaddleBear
Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Boat Handling
Topic: Getting in and out.
Replies: 0
Views: 62

Getting in and out.

Under construction.
by PaddleBear
Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Boat Handling
Topic: Precision boat handling
Replies: 0
Views: 68

Precision boat handling

Under construction. Should feature videos...
by PaddleBear
Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Boat Handling
Topic: Drive unit management for pedal kayaks
Replies: 0
Views: 62

Drive unit management for pedal kayaks

If you look at ads from the kayak manufacturers, you'd think those drive units hanging down beneath your boat were built like tanks, able to handle any abuse, and immune from clogging or entanglement. Such is not the case. We use Hobie Mirage drives in our kayaks, and have quite a bit of experience ...
by PaddleBear
Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Checklists
Topic: Checklist for bowriders
Replies: 0
Views: 225

Checklist for bowriders

Bowriders sit in the front seat of a tandem kayak. This is where the action is. The back seat guy moves the boat around and puts the bowrider into a position where s/he can get the line. It is a very effective team operation and you can get a lot of line this way. We often take new volunteers out fo...
by PaddleBear
Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Kayaks, Canoes, etc.
Topic: Selecting a boat
Replies: 0
Views: 85

Selecting a boat

I suppose most of you already have a kayak and are looking to put it to use in a great cause. If so, I invite you to use your own boat and then report to all of us here on its good points and on its bad ones. For those who are looking to buy your own boat or to upgrade because you've discovered how ...
by PaddleBear
Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Tools and Equipment
Topic: Recommended tools to keep in the boat.
Replies: 0
Views: 96

Recommended tools to keep in the boat.

This post will be pinned and will be regularly updated from our own experiences and from yours. If you have suggestions for changes or additions to this equipment list, please reply to this post. These lists include tools and equipment that we have found useful, not just what "might be nice to have...