Jeff Moag

Bottom Fishing

Remember the rent guy? He ran a viral campaign for governor of New York in 2010 based solely on the platform, “Rent is too damn high.” Kayak Bass Fishing’s Chad...

Trade War, Part II

Paddlesports is again in the tariff crossfire as the United States opens a new offensive in the global trade war. In May the Trump administration increased tariffs from 10...

Help Wanted: How Paddlesports Retailers Hire In A Tough...

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.6 percent in April, a 50-year low. The figure in Canada is 3.8 percent, and young people throughout North America are spending less...

The Re-Evolution Of Whitewater Kayak Design

Whitewater kayak design is going back to the future, and the future has never looked so good.

Industry Braces As Tariffs Take Effect

“Trump: Good or bad for paddlesports?”  We posed that question to industry leaders for last year’s Sound Off section of Paddling Business. It was a tongue-in-cheek query, designed to invite...

The Real Fight To Save America’s Public Lands

This past May, the Outdoor Industry Association released a report claiming outdoor recreation contributes $887 billion and 7.6 million jobs to the U.S. economy. The message is that the...

Making Paddling Safer

Paddlesports has a safety problem. The number of paddling related deaths in the United States has increased every year for more than a decade — from 98 in 2004...

The New Canoe Boom

Canoeing has boomed and gone bust before. At the turn of the 19th-century there was no better way for young people to seek romance beyond the...