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    I cut one out of pine for my oldest when he was...

    I cut one out of pine for my oldest when he was about 3 (when I got the canoe) . After it was cut I shaved and sanded it into shape I burned a scene into it with a solder iron and then put strips of...
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    I just realized that the first 3 pictures are of...

    I just realized that the first 3 pictures are of the same view on different days in different years. It is great paddling country provided the wind isn't up.
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    If I stopped to whip I would have been blown...

    If I stopped to whip I would have been blown backwards. If he stopped paddlingwe stopped moving. We had to pull up on the leeside of an island get out and hold the canoe to keep from losing ground....
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    My worry is there are a couple of large lakes and...

    My worry is there are a couple of large lakes and they can be very windy, I know a couple years ago We hit a 4 mile stretch with a wind that was almost head on and choppy to the point that there was...
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    The first batch of pictures are from the...

    The first batch of pictures are from the pemadumcook chain in northern maine USA. During the 1920's the paper company built a dam that would be use dto provide hydro power to the paper company. It...
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    Conditioning for 100 mile trip

    I have been asked to be an adult leader on a 100 mile wilderness canoe trip. It is in August and I wonder other than paddling is there any conditioning regimenmt that I might follow.
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    After I make a few more posts I will be able to...

    After I make a few more posts I will be able to post pictures until then I will keep you wondering.Until the I added an avatar of a trip to nortern maine I am in the bow seat.
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    Hi From New England

    Just wanted to take a minute and introduce myself. I live in central New England USA. I have been a recreational paddler/canoe fisherman for around 14 years. Ponds, lakes, flatwater rivers that type...
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