With the wind and weather the way it is, the next few days may not be the best time for canoeing.
I went on You Tube and found all kinds of instructional videos on paddle stroke, selection, outfitting etc. I am getting amped to go go but it won't be until next week some time.
You will have to let me know when you come in this direction again and maybe we can meet.
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