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Still dealing with the tides on James Bay and surrounded by saltwater, Jim Baird runs out of drinking water and needs to find some fast. Watch how he locates a fresh water source, treats the water, and endures the bugs.

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Jim’s plan is to solo the infamous Kesagami River and the James Bay coast to Moosonee, Ontario.

Watch episode 1 of the series here to find out what Jim packed for his expedition.
Watch episode 2 of the series here to get his tips on loading your canoe.
Watch episode 3 of the series here to learn some key strokes to keeping your canoe straight.
Watch episode 4 of the series here to learn some panfrying techniques for fish.
Watch episode 5 of the series here to learn techniques for safely crossing open water.
Watch episode 6 of the series here to learn how to properly treat a burn on your own in the wilderness.
Watch episode 7 of the series here to see how Jim keeps his batteries charged on trip.
Watch episode 8 of the series here to learn how to clean and prepare brook trout. 
Watch episode 9 of the series here to see how Jim prepares to paddle whitewater.
Watch episode 10 of the series here to check out how Jim takes on long, tough, muddy portages.
Watch episode 11 of the series here, on whether you should take on, or go around, rapids on wilderness rivers.
Watch episode 12 of the series here to learn what to do when you dump your canoe on a solo trip.
Watch episode 13 of the series here to see how to deal with constantly changing tides.

With an insatiable love for the natural world Jim Baird spends his time in wild places all seasons of the year. He has paddled wilderness rivers in Ontario, Alaska, Quebec, Labrador, Northwest Territories and British Columbia. Discover more of his adventures at

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