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CAST, PADDLE, PLAY

From sunset lake paddles to chilly whitewater laps to that final cast of the day, cool-weather gloves feature lightweight neoprene to cut the chill and silicone-patterned palms for maximum grip. The Forecast Gloves feature a convertible thumb and fingertips for extra dexterity when fishing and tying knots. Shop all cool-weather gloves now »

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Flowstate Bonus Episode: High Tension Sahalie Falls

Flowstate Bonus Episode: High Tension Sahalie Falls » Two athletes. Two goals. One Mission. Run 80-footer Sahalie Falls with a clean line. Watch from above balanced on a highline. Capture it all on film.

Sea Kayaking Off the Lighthouse State

Sea Kayaking Off the Lighthouse State » Always looking to explore a landscape from a different angle, Scott connects with local sea kayaking guides to check out Maine’s lighthouses from the water.

Paddling (and Dragging and Hiking) the Truckee River to Reno

Paddling (and Dragging and Hiking) the Truckee River to Reno » From whitewater to no water, tweakers to nudists, Mike and his buddy encountered it all as they paddled, dragged and portaged the Truckee River.

Battling for Bulgarian Rivers

Battling for Bulgarian Rivers » From fly-fishing to paddling, bird watching to data gathering, the Balkan Rivers Tour crew experienced the diversity of Bulgarian rivers.

Low-Use Lodore: Tips for Tackling a Shoulder Season Trip

Low-Use Lodore: Tips for Tackling a Shoulder Season Trip » Shoulder season boaters face chilly water, cold nights and short days, but opting for a low-use permit gives you better odds for getting on a popular river.

Your Complete End-of-Season Guide to Gear Maintenance

Your Complete End-of-Season Guide to Gear Maintenance » From the groover to the kitchen box, raft to PFDs, taking the time to clean, organize and store your gear properly in the fall makes spring boating easier.

How to Re-Stuff a Rescue Throw Bag

How to Re-Stuff a Rescue Throw Bag » You not only need to have a throw bag, you need to know how to use it. Knowing how to properly re-stuff your throw bag is important for ensuring you’re ready to make a rescue when needed on the river.

How to Skook

How to Skook » Planning a trip to Skookumchuck? From optimal tidal flows and time of year, to where to lay your head and fill your belly, we’ve done the work for you.

Spreading the SUP Stoke

Spreading the SUP Stoke » Often, too much direction and correction discourages new paddlers. Be patient, teach the basics, take a break, and then get back on the board.

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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Consumer Information

It’s come to our attention that possibly one or more production runs of the bilge pump may have been assembled without properly setting the adhesive for the gasket head into the piston. For the pumps with this defect, the pump quickly and easily fails, rendering the pump useless. Our research shows these pumps are limited to lot# 201804 (this number is located under the yellow foam float on the pump body).

To see if you have a defective pump, aggressively work the piston a dozen or so times. If the pump holds intact, you do not have a faulty pump. If your pump gasket releases, you’ll immediately notice it. The piston will slide free and the pump will not function as designed. Please contact NRS and we will replace the pump at once.