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OCOEE RIVER: THE SOUTHERN QUEEN ~ Last Release of the Season. by Michael Potter, photos by Matt Jackson

Chicago MikeDecember 7, 201611 min read

   The Ocoee River is a pure southern gem that challenges rafters and kayakers of all skill levels. It is…

DIRT BAG BOOKCLUB ~ Tristan Gooley’s “How to Read Water, Clues and Patterns from Puddles To the Sea”. by Tim Gallaway

Chicago MikeMarch 3, 2017

We’ve all caught ourselves staring at the water. My local beach is always covered with people going for a stroll…

PUSHING RUBBER DOWNHILL : Part 3 ‘A Mazungu in Al’s Bar.’ by AdamPiggott

DBPOctober 23, 2015

We at DBP MAGAZINE ONLINE are stoked to share with you the final excerpt from Adam’s new book “Pushing Rubber…

TAKEOUT ~ August 2016 Photos from around the World by DBP Admins, witha few thoughts from The Editor’s Desk on Year 3. by Mike Toughill

Dirt Bag PaddlersAugust 31, 2016

FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK: We are always growing and expanding at Dirt Bag Paddlers. August marks our 3rd year of…

FIRST IN DIRTBAGGIN’ ~ FIBArk 2016 Festival & The Rafting NationalChampionships Coverage! Stories & Photos by Jamie Page & Samantha Hood

DBPJuly 22, 2016

EDITOR’S DESK- We invited our Staff Writers Jamie Page of Team Rage Cage and DBP Admin Sam Hood to cover…


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