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WHITEWATER : A THRILLER ~ An Excerpt from the Book. by William McGinnis 

We were just crossing the eddy line and paddling out into the main current when I felt a sudden blast ...

THE SOULFUL RIVER. by Jesse Delamotte

There are many things in this world that do not make sense to me. Politics, women, life in general. The ...

WHAT’S IN THE DRY BOX? ~ And Other Secrets from 30 Years Spent Raft Guiding. by Taz Riggs

“Never let them look in your box.” It’s probably one of the first and most profound lessons I’ve learned from ...

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 bring May Flowers.” April’s wet weather ...

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

EDITOR’S DESK: Dirt Bag Paddlers, One Love One River, and World Wide Wallace… The main phrases of our community embody ...

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 of Dirt Bag Paddlers, has always ...

Paddling Banter: Remember your line!

As it is now the end of another month, it is time for another instalment from Paddling Banter! As we ...

LEGENDS FROM A LOST RIVER: THE BIO BIO ~ “Tu Eres Rico.” by Taz Riggs 

Last summer, two major milestones of my life passed. One, thirty one years had gone by since beginning a career ...

CANOECOPIA 2017 ~ Featuring Guests Lonnie Bedwell and Jim Coffey.

March in the Upper Midwest means Old Man Winter is due to depart, taking with him the ice and leaving ...

GANGA KAYAK FESTIVAL 2017 ~ Huge Success for Paddling in India! by Deepak Rana

Held on February 16-19 in Rishikesh, India, the 2017 edition of Ganga Kayak Festival was a great success! DBP MAGAZINE ...