Low Head Dams

Low head dams are perfect drowning machines. They look harmless. There can be no apparent risk. They do not have to much of a drop to catch a victim. Even potential rescuers are at risk of being captured by these monsters of the river. The perfect even line causes a...

Swan Attacks and Drowns Kayaker

 An Illinois man, drowned in a pond after falling off his kayak when a swan attacked him. Anthony Hensley, 37, was working as part of his job keeping geese away from a condominium complex when a swan attacked him. Hensley was checking on the swan while in his kayak,...
Wet Suit vs Dry Suit

Wet Suit vs Dry Suit

From The GCA Email List:Question: I am getting into more winter paddling and was wondering what is the best choice for different conditions? Would you wear the Farmer John in cold water/warm air temps? Answer:It depends on several factors and I will try to cover...