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Editor-in-Chief “Chicago” Mike Toughill is co-founder of Dirt Bag Paddlers and former Peshtigo River Manager at Kosir’s Rapid Rafts in Wisconsin. He’s been Wallacing since 2003.

HIGH WATER SAFETY ~ Guidelines for Rafting Swollen Rivers. by William McGinnis 

Big winters create big runoff. Whitewater rafters are looking at epically high water! Because ...

LEGENDS FROM A LOST RIVER: THE BIO BIO ~Part 3 by Taz Riggs 

EDITOR’S DESK: Associate Editor Taz Riggs takes us back in time to the Chilean ...

THE SOULFUL RIVER. by Jesse Delamotte

There are many things in this world that do not make sense to me. ...

PEARLS IN THE MOUNTAIN ~ Excerpt #2. by Joe Norwood 

It was after lunch when we got back to Poplar. Some commercial trips were ...

HIRING DIRT BAGS?! YES!! ~ Interviewing White Water Adventurers’ Jim Greenbaum.

EDITOR’S DESK– Here in America, children grow up learning the simple rhyme, “April Showers ...

PUT IN : APRIL 2017 ~ Featuring DBP Admin Javan Robinson.

EDITOR’S DESK: Dirt Bag Paddlers, One Love One River, and World Wide Wallace… The ...

TAKEOUT : MARCH 2017 ~ Scenes from A Wisconsin Winter. by Jake Ring

EDITOR’S DESK: The commercial rafting season here at Kosir’s Rapid Rafts, the original headquarters ...