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KEEP TOES TOASTY

Neoprene footwear keeps us warm on the water, comfortable in the boat, and serves as a makeshift pint glass when we salute the river gods after a swim. Whether you need a low-profile shoe for cramped cockpits or something with more support for scouting and portaging, we’ve designed our booties with a focus on fit, performance and aesthetics. Shop All Footwear Now »

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How to Strap Down a Rowing Frame on a Raft

How to Strap Down a Rowing Frame on a Raft » Every experienced boater has an opinion on the best way to tie down a raft frame.

Retracing a First Descent on the Rio Apurimac

Retracing a First Descent on the Rio Apurimac » Always on the hunt to paddle the obscure, the We Are Hungry crew sets off on a 17-day Peruvian adventure on the Rio Apurimac.

Lessons from the Salmon

Lessons from the Salmon » Given the opportunity to spend six days writing on the Salmon River, Kitty embraces the slow rhythm of write, raft, relax and repeat.

How to Adjust an NRS Raft Frame Anchor System

How to Adjust an NRS Raft Frame Anchor System » The NRS Raft Frame Anchor System is a popular accessory to the NRS Fishing Frame, allowing the rower to easily raise and lower the anchor from the guide’s seat. Learn how to install the anchor system.

Fishing the Unknowns of Caddo Lake

Fishing the Unknowns of Caddo Lake » After months spent working around the globe, four friends set out on SUPs to unwind and recharge with a quick camping and fly-fishing getaway on Caddo Lake.

It Only Takes One: The Story of Bhutan’s First Female Kayaker

It Only Takes One: The Story of Bhutan’s First Female Kayaker » After participating in the River Guides of Panbang’s safety kayaker training program, Tshering Choki became Bhutan’s first female kayaker.

How to Put On a Drysuit

How to Put On a Drysuit » Properly putting on drysuits takes practice. This step-by-step video demonstrates donning, protecting the latex gaskets, and burping the suit.

The Women Behind Still River, Silent Jungle

The Women Behind Still River, Silent Jungle » Meet the women behind Still River, Silent Jungle, a multi-faceted project to film the Tuichi River, teach guards to raft, and share Madidi National Park with the world.

An Outlaw Christmas on the Rio Grande

An Outlaw Christmas on the Rio Grande » Opting to spend Christmas on an adventure, Rachel and her partner decide to canoe and IK the Lower Canyons of the Rio Grande 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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