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DIRT BAG PADDLERS PRESENTS Captain Gage Laughton & THE 2016 ALL-WALLACE TEAM! by Editor-in-Chief Mike Toughill

Chicago MikeDecember 30, 201615 min read

FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK: The year 2016 has been an amazing journey, both on the rivers around the world for…

The Raft Guiding Physicist.

Chicago MikeFebruary 17, 2018

by Chip SandersI’ve heard raft guides called a lot of names since I joined the community two years ago: dirtbag,…

Confessions of a Slow Learner. by Lauralyn Chrisley

Lauralyn ChrisleyNovember 8, 2017

  CONFESSIONS OF A SLOW LEARNER. by Lauralyn Chrisley Cover photo: Tellico River, TN. Photo by Rick Thompson On a…

THE MAINE GUIDE OLYMPICS ~ “It’s what we do!” by Bill Hixon

Chicago MikeOctober 18, 2016

The Guide Olympics: What is it? Where is it? Why in the world have I never been a part of…

FEBRUARY 2016 ~ COVER PHOTO. by Chris Macdonald. Article with MikeToughill

DBPFebruary 1, 2016

DBP MAGAZINE ONLINE is charging hard into the new month. I looked for an image to use for February’s cover…


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