Enjoying The River

Pro Tips: Cooler Packing

By: Michael Hughes, January 14, 2022

Packing your cooler and getting the most out keeping your food cold and fresh is very important. Every cooler expert has their secrete ways for keeping ice until day 10,...

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Pro Tip: River Etiquette

By: Michael Hughes, December 22, 2021

The river can be a busy place with lots of moving parts, users, and ideas. A common understanding of river etiquette for all types of rafts can make or break...

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New Gear For 2022

New Gear For 2022

By: Michael Hughes, December 10, 2021

2022 is just around the corner. Low inventory and supply chain issues continue to be a problem but there is still new gear coming soon. Here are a couple pieces...

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River Lovers Gift Guide

By: Michael Hughes, December 2, 2021

The holiday season is upon us and you may be thinking about getting a gift for a fellow river lover. Hopefully you haven't waited to long to track some of...

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Pre paddle coffee

Gear Reviews: AeroPress Go Coffee Maker

By: Michael Hughes, November 17, 2021

I am certainly not a coffee expert but I do drink a lot of coffee. There are also so many different ways to prepare coffee, some good, some not so...

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Gear Reviews: Big Agnes Insulated Q-Core SLX Sleeping Pad

By: Michael Hughes, November 10, 2021

While raft trips are sort of like a car camping trip, there is a limit to how much stuff you should bring. Wether you are on a private trip with...

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Women's Guide Shorts

Gear Reviews: Women's Guide Shorts

By: K.M. Collins, November 4, 2021

KM Collins of Guerrilla Media Bend gives us her thoughts on a few shorts options for guiding and being on the river. Of course, there are many companies producing women's...

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Gear Reviews: Five Good Products Made by NRS

By: Zach, October 5, 2021

Our friends at NRS generally make the lowest priced river gear on the market. Even though most of their stuff is designed to be low cost, some items are really...

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Rafting and Fishing Pt 3

Pro Tip: Planning And Packing For A Fishing Trip Pt. 3

By: Michael Hughes, September 16, 2021

After all the above planning and preparation, you’re ready to raft and fish. However, there are a few final things to consider. Just like we leave our campsites as, or...

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Pro Tip: Planning And Packing For A Fishing Trip Pt. 2

By: Michael Hughes, September 8, 2021

We are back with Jesse from Sage Fly Fishing to talk about gear! When combining fly fishing with a multi-day float trip, I take a minimalist approach to my fishing...

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Fishing Trips

Pro Tip: Planning And Packing For A Fishing Trip Pt. 1

By: Michael Hughes, July 28, 2021

You and you friends are planning a rafting trip. You’ve decided that you’d like to fish on your trip – awesome! What now? Are the fishing regulations? I wonder what...

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Rafting on the Hood River

Pro Tip: Prepping For The River Season

By: Michael Hughes, April 15, 2021

With the days nice and long, the temperatures warming up, and the snow starting to melt it is almost river season. Unless you spend the winter months on the river...

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