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LEGENDARY DRY BAGS

The first NRS dry bags were constructed from heavy-duty truck tarp material and designed after military delousing bags. Although the designs have changed over the last decades, our dry bags are still known for durability and the keeping gear dry. The legendary Bill’s Bag can hold enough gear for a month-long excursion and handle the abuse gear goes through before, during, and after trips. The High Roll and Expedition Duffels deliver the same rugged dependability as the Bill’s Bags in a style that makes it easy to pack and find gear. Shop All Dry Bags Now »

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High Water, High Protein: Snacks for Spring Paddling

High Water, High Protein: Snacks for Spring Paddling » Spring paddling often means cold, high water, which takes extra energy. These snacks pack the protein punch but don’t require hard-to-find ingredients.

What Lies Beneath the Koktuli River

What Lies Beneath the Koktuli River » A simple trip to document wildlife in Katmai National Park morphs into an exploration of salmon migration and Pebble Mine proposals on the Koktuli River.

Road to 100

Road to 100 » Road to 100 takes us deeper into the attempts and the failures, the anxieties and the skills involved in successfully dropping massive waterfalls.

The Road to Ram and the Mentality of Charging Waterfalls

The Road to Ram and the Mentality of Charging Waterfalls » From perfecting his freefall control on Mamquam Falls to successfully running a hundred-footer, Edward reflects on the process of charging big waterfalls.

The River’s Call

The River’s Call » The latest film from We Are Hungry, The River’s Call follows six kayakers on a 17-day, 400-kilometer, self-supported trip down the Apurimac River.

Herm Hoops Last Stand

Herm Hoops Last Stand » Documenting what could be his last river trip, a film crew joined Herm Hoops, a longtime river steward, on his 123rd trip through Desolation Canyon.

Canyons of Oregon: Paddling the Fringe Season

Canyons of Oregon: Paddling the Fringe Season » Looking to beat the heat and the crowds this year on the river? Rob offers three iconic options in Oregon for perfect fringe-season paddling.

How to Fold an NRS Drysuit

How to Fold an NRS Drysuit » This quick tutorial offers easy, step-by-step instructions to neatly fold your drysuit, without putting pressure on the entry and relief zippers.

Prep to Podium: The Kayak Fishing Tournament Circuit

Prep to Podium: The Kayak Fishing Tournament Circuit » Every angler has their own reasons for participating in kayak fishing tournaments, but they all agree that a positive experience takes dedicated preparation.

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.

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