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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Orion Coolers Full Walkthrough Video

This video has the full scoop on the new Orion Coolers FYI. If you need a premium cooler for an upcoming Memorial Day weekend adventure give the Jackson Action Wagon – JAW a shout and we can let you try out a Orion Cooler 25.

Nolichucky Beer League

Curtis England from the NOC Nolichucky Outpost has organized a new weekly event called the Nolichucky Beer League!  The event gets its roots from the Beer League started over on the French Broad Ledges in Asheville.  The NBL occurs every Thursdays at 6:00 P.M when river levels are between 500-2500 CFS.  Anyone is welcome to come out with their long boats to do attainments [...]

First Look: Kokatat Maximus Centurion PFD

I received my new Kokatat PFD and got to try it out on a Noli Gorge run this past Sunday.  This new PFD has several great features, pockets and it meets all my high expectations/needs as a river guide with the available accessories.  The Centurion is really comfortable and I found the M/L fits me [...]

Jackson Kayak’s New 2016 ROCKSTAR

The tease is over for new 2016 Jackson Kayak  ROCKSTAR.  Here are some good views of the new 2016 ROCKSTAR coming soon to a dealer near you! Canoe & Kayak Magazine gives us a first look at this new design with this link: http://www.canoekayak.com/gear/first-look-jackson-kayaks-2016-rock-star/  

2015 Jackson Kayak Rockstar teaser

More BIG news coming from Jackson Kayak! Are you ready to fly?

Powell River Regatta Trip Report

The Powell River Regatta was a great time on Saturday, 5/2/2015!  It was a very well organized and friendly competition on a beautiful section of the Powell River near Tazewell, TN.  Shuttle was provided, there was some tasty food at the finish line, I got the race day t-shirt and I met a lot of nice [...]

Orion Cooler 25 Joins the JAW Fleet

A Orion Coolers 25 in sky camo color has joined the JAW fleet for FREE demo. Do you have a camping, hunting, fishing, or other outdoor trip planned and need a bomb proof cooler that will never loose it’s cool? Contact the JAW to give this new product a try on your next adventure! The [...]

The Next Big Thing Sweepstakes

New PHOTO CONTEST! Is your kid “The Next Big Thing”? Add a photo of them showing them off as the next paddling star (whitewater, fishing, exploring) and get votes going! WIN a kids kayak of choice! Enter here (Entries will be approved): http://woobox.com/mf4wgp

Orion Cooler 25 Initial Review

I received my new Orion Cooler 25 in the Forest Camo color this week and my first impression is I’m impressed!  The specs for this prouct per my approximate measurements are: Overall Size – 20.5″ length X 16.5″ wide X 17″ height Inside Storage Area Size – 12.5″ length X 9.5″ wide X 12″ height Storage Tray [...]