Aimed at both beginners and casual paddlers, covering both sea kayaking and whitewater kayaking, this book makes the sport easier than ever.
Whether you seek solace on a lake, want to run rapids, or prefer paddling with dolphins, this book takes you from store to shore and beyond. Full-color photos throughout accompany succinct, step-by-step instructions on every aspect of the sport: what equipment you need, basic strokes, navigation, rescues… even what to do if your boat tips. Also included are fun-and-games ideas and suggestions for special paddlers.
Soft cover; 244 pages. Learn More
A fun, easy-to-understand collection of tactics and methods based on the renowned teachings of the L.L. Bean Fly Fishing Schools. Great beginner training plus information that experienced fly fishers can use to hone their skills and catch more fish, including: essential fly casts; useful knots; profiles of fresh and saltwater fish species; how to recognize aquatic insects and create imitations; and fishing from boats and float tubes. Learn More
With wit, insight, honesty, Tom Sholes reveals how a young inexperienced Scoutmaster grew in his skills and knowledge to become a highly successful leader of youth. Tom challenged his Scouts with rugged mountains, wild rivers, and unforgiving desert. A master storyteller, he recounts troop mishaps and adventures, from wild whitewater to quiet moments of wonder on mountain summits. Learn More