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Paddlesports

Hoigaard's Paddlesports department offers the most extensive selection of canoes, kayaks, and paddling accessories in the region. We'll help you enjoy all that the great rivers and lakes our nation has to offer. Whether you visit your local river, lake or the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, we will help you buy the right canoe or kayak for your needs.

Whether you are looking for Canoes, Kayaks, or Stand-up Paddle Boards (SUPs) we are your one stop shopping spot.

Canoes
Wenonah Canoe, Northstar Canoes and American Traders.

Kayaks
Current Designs, Necky, Wilderness Systems, Hurricane, Elie, Perception and Native Watercraft.

Stand Up Paddleboards
Rave,
 Surftech and C4 Waterman

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Articles

Fitting Kayaks
Doc lets you know the ins and outs of the different types of kayaks, and what they fit.

Canoe Camping Checklist
If you're going canoe camping, this checklist is an indispensable tool for making sure you have all of the neccessary gear.

Canoe Trip Planning
Read this article to simplify the daunting task of planning a canoe trip.

Stand Up Paddleboarding
What is stand up paddleboarding?

Check out the MN Canoe Association, an organization comprised of adults and kids who love paddling in all forms. From canoeing to kayaking, racing to ambling, flatwater to whitewater, if you paddle in or around Minnesota, they have you covered.

Are you a sea kayak enthusiast? Check out Inland Sea Kayakers, an organization of sea kayaking enthusiasts who enjoy sharing trips, sharing information and improving their skills. Among other things, they meet every Wednesday to paddle at Lake Calhoun.

Interested in whitewater canoeing or kayaking? The Rapids Riders Whitewater Club is a great way to get together with other paddlers for whitewater instruction or river running.

Check out another interesting club, Superior Kayak and Outdoor Adventure Club, a local kayak club dedicated to sea kayaking and other outdoor endeavors.

Minnehaha Creek offers you a whole new way to see the city from the seat of your canoe or kayak.  To find out if the water level is good for paddling, go to Can I Paddle Minnehaha Creek?