You May Be A Female Kayaker If…

You practically salivate at the sound of rainfall; well it is almost as good as sex. Men just look better with a paddle in their hands. You like men in skirts. Your e-mail address has something to do with rivers. You spend every weekend and vacation with a bunch of...

Tom’s Pancakes and the Pond Fire Sale

Here’s the story… we were at the Nantahala Outdoor Center’s Spring Flea Market, calmly trying to sell a couple of Crossfires, a Torrent, a pair of Tevas, and a Werner paddle when it happened. Scott and I were sitting on the tailgate of his truck,...

Battle of the Swine King

No matter what else anyone says…. the Battle of the Swine King will forever be remembered as the Grand Poo-Bah of all weird paddling trip happenings. I’ve never seen anything like it before, and I hope that I never slide to that grim and gory level again....

Drinking While Canoeing

BANGOR MAINE— A jury swayed back and forth Wednesday as they tried to determine whether the bow man in a canoe was truly relevant to its operation in a drunken canoeing trial in Penobscot County Superior Court. The state claimed that Derek Hamel was tipsy as he...

SWM Seeks Kayaking Partner

The ad in the February issue of More BS seemed innocent enough. “Single white male seeking physically fit opposite for paddling.” I thought perhaps this was a guy I could finally find fun companionship with, so I inquired. Charlie and I agreed to begin the...

Kayak Joke

  A kayaker and a canoeist were on opposite sides of a rushing river separated by powerful and technical rapids.  The canoeist yelled across to the kayaker, “How do you get on the other side of the river?”  The kayaker yells back, “You ARE on...