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How to Seal a Dry Bag » Knowing how to properly seal a dry bag is essential to gear dry while rafting canoeing, kayaking and camping. In this video, we show you how to seal a top-loading dry bag by folding down and fastening the closure to achieve a water-tight seal.
Christmas in August: Paddling Lake Superior’s Slate Islands » Opting to share experiences rather than gifts, a father and son embark on a seven-day stand-up paddleboarding trip around Lake Superior’s Slate Islands.
The Leveling Effect: Hunting for a Kayak Fishing Partner » There’s a conversational dance to be had when scoping out a new kayak fishing partner. Not unlike a first date, one must ask and answer the right questions.
Flowstate Episode 6: Alaskan Paradise » Featuring both solid whitewater and salmon fishing holes, the Tebay River was a perfect place for Brendan to wrap up another season in Alaska.
Family Rafting 101: The Daily Float » You know what’s easier than taking your kids on the river? Pretty much anything else. Forego the chaos of a multi-day and tackle an easy day trip, instead.
Where Slalom Meets Wild Rivers » By dissecting the skills David Bain built as a slalom kayaker (and honed on wild rivers), we explore how a slalom-base can evolve into expert river running.
How To Set Up a River Wing » A river wing is a high-quality tarp, or rainfly, specially designed to provide shade and protect you from rain when camping on the river. Setting up a river wing is easy once you know the proper techniques.
A Grom’s Perspective on Teaching Kids to Kayak » You can teach a kid to kayak or you can teach a kid to love kayaking. Destined for both, Connor shares what he remembers most from his parents’ methods.
Standard Rafting Gear: Rusty the Bear Dog » When a rafting family adopts an anxious, unruly, water-distrusting dog, they aren’t sure they made a good decision. But the Rogue River Bear changes it all.
About NRS: Northwest River Supplies
In 1972, with only $2,000 in his personal savings, Bill Parks started Northwest River Supplies with one mission: to help others raft. 42 years later, Bill sold NRS to its employees. Today, the 100% employee-owned business strives to continue Bill’s legacy helping people pursue passions on the water. At our Moscow, Idaho headquarters you’ll find passionate water-lovers just like you, from rafters to whitewater kayakers, sea kayakers to stand up paddlers, kayak anglers to fly fishermen. Our lives, and livelihoods, are drawn to water.