Information for Paddlers

Here are links to some great resources for the sport of kayaking:

Books and DVDs available through the Nevada County Library system
Nevada County Library Resources – gear and equipment PLUS an amazing amount of information, including basics for paddlers, paddling trips, techniques and safety, camping, and much more

PaddleWise – semi-moderated mailing list established for discussion of all paddling-related topics in
all areas of the world: training, safety, boats, equipment, gear, boat design, etc.

University of Sea Kayaking – promotes sea kayaking education through videos and books

KayakPaddling – tutorials on kayak paddling and more

California Tide Tables and Charts

California Department of Water Resources – current river conditions

California Nevada River Forecast Center / NOAA – lake and river height and flow info

Cyber Angler – a site for fisherman with tide predictions, weather, and more

Sources for gear and equipment

Headwaters Kayak, Lodi CA – Eddyline kayaks and more

Bay Area Seakayakers (BASK): large club in the SF Bay Area – classified ads for kayaks and gear

NRS (Northwest River Supplies) – paddlesports equipment plus articles, videos, and resources

REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), Roseville CA

Sierra (formerly Sierra Trading Post)

Campmor – recreational equipment

The House (formerly Altrec) – one of the world’s largest outdoor gear retailers