Snubbing down the Machias

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I think I saw this video on a FB canoe poling group. My comment then is the same as now: "Like a boss!"

What's the pink grip tape you are using on the pole?
 
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I watched the video, and then looked at some of his other ones. The one on the Lamoille River, just north of where my son lives in VT, looks like a great place to take my w/c canoe this coming week while I visit my son! Pretty amazing what a veteran poler can do in rapids.
 
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Rick, Once you have poling down, lots of practice, it's not that hard. I have always found snubbing harder then going upstream and Carp is very good at it! Next time I'm in VT I should hook up with you and we should hit a local river.

dougd
 
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Neat! I think I need to get myself a pole.

I'm a little surprised at how the canoe would "Hang" for a moment while you swapped ends on the pole - I expected the water to be pushier.
 
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