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Description Gary Coursey joined Joplin Kayak and Canoe around seven months ago and has been sharing some wonderful photos of a cedar strip canoe he was building. This prompted me to send Gary an invite to display his wonderful craftsmanship at our last Kayak Demo Swap. He not only showed upRead More →

Description Great visit to Prairie State Park with my friend Seth Mitchell. At first we attempted to do an interview but with the strong winds the audio ended up choppy. Not wanting to waste great footage I decided to add music and go with it. Seth Mitchell lives in theRead More →

Today I would like to introduce you to Curtis Marr of Jefferson City, Missouri. Curtis is one of the nicest guys you’ll meet.  He’s the founder of Hiking 4 The Soul , a multi platform blog about his hiking and camping adventures. I have been following Hiking 4 The Soul onRead More →

Most people rarely plan trips to float upstream. However, this use to be a very common practice before roads and boats with motors. At one time fur trappers and hunters would travel both up and down rivers on a regular basis. To do this they would portage, pull, or evenRead More →

Tallgrass What once was  170 million acres of Tallgrass prairie now is scattered into small tracks of protected land. The Tallgrass Prairie Preserve contains 39,000 acres and is the largest remaining track in the world.   The Preserve You can find access to the Tallgrass Prairie near Pawhuska, OK. The Preserve is openRead More →

Today I would love to talk about that “black gold” that so many of us have to have every morning. I personally never cared about coffee until recently. I have always been about a cup of hot peppermint tea when lost in the great outdoors. The issue I’ve always hadRead More →