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With the performance-enhancing features of NRS knives, we guarantee you’ll be prepared for any rescue situation, whether you’re in the water entangled in rope or stuck on shore without a bottle opener. From salt-resistant titanium to friction-release sheaths, hybrid blades to collapsible, our knives cover all the bases. Shop all knives now »

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Redefining What’s Possible on the Bloodvein River » Steven Walker challenges the limitations of disabled paddlers when he agrees to help a friend with Parkinson’s canoe the Bloodvein River.

Where the Clearwater Meets the Snake » Where three Idaho rivers converge, three women set out on SUPs to paddle over 96 miles to where the Clearwater River meets the Snake.

The Mystery » The Mystery offers a rare glimpse into the obscure sport of squirt boating and the dedicated few who continue to keep the tradition alive.

Reflections of Fall » The magic of fall boating lies in its variability. A creek that runs today, may not run tomorrow; the water is as fleeting as the foliage.

Lake Tugalo French Toast » On a canoe camping trip on Lake Tugalo, Andy and his wife packed comfy chairs, thick sleeping pads and fun food, like Stuffed French Toast.

A Resilient Paradise » Pointe-Aux-Chenes has built a community of anglers that feels like family. But what happens when a hurricane destroys everything…

Class III Fun and the Perks of Late-Season Boating » If you prefer sun shirts and slow days, care-free Class IIIs and big eddy swims, you might be a late-season boater.

Paddling with Bae: My Gateway to the Outdoors » With a tendency to jump into ideas with two feet and little experience, Kimberly Wheatley’s kayaking love affair began with a late-night impulse buy.

Beyond the Backyard: The Nation’s River » Finding beauty in their backyard becomes the least of their worries as two childhood friends fend for their lives on the Potomac River.

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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