Look Up, It’s Paddling TimeShe’s here folks. Don’t let the weather guys fool you, spring is shining down, patiently waiting for us to look up and take in the heat. Just ask the robins and the pussy willows, they know what’s going on. Cole Lake hasn’t got the memo yet but we’re close.Franklin … Read more about Hoot for Paddling
Hoot Out For SPRING Oh MY GOSH - We’re Open! Quick, Turn on the LIGHTS Yessireebobdangeorge, the Squall is setting out for our 34th year! We are full-on, 9-5:30 7-days a Week except Good Friday. We have new boards, kayaks and canoes with more coming so our CBO (Carling Boat Orphanage) will just … Read more about Hoot Out For Spring
Hello winter people. Spring’s just around the next snowdrift – hang on to your shorts and shovel, grab yer paddle in the other hand– a totally Canadian move! Lots to tell so Stay Calm, Be Brave, Wait for the Signs… Paddling Film Festival, GlobalMedic & Kayak Giveaway March 23 The Squall … Read more about Hoot & Blathers for February
Final Fall Clearout Petey and I braved wind and rain today, sharpened our pencils and had a close look at remaining used boats. Many of the little buggers have been out working these past few weeks and are home for a rest. We’ve taken prices down to rock bottom so if you’ve been toying with getting … Read more about A Hoot for Fall
Mid - September Hoot The hint of autumn is on the wind. Mushrooms magically sprout on the lawn and we sparked up the woodstove for the first time last night. Yet other days dawn sunny and the waters are summer-warm. It’s the absolute best time to be wandering the islands and we hope you can steal … Read more about Mid-September Hoot
Fire in the Belly with a Hoot in yer Hand Sounds like a Fred Eaglesmith song. Yup, there’s a fire. Yes, they say it’s Parry Sound but the fire is on mainland north and east of Henvey Inlet, a couple three days paddle north of us. It is devastating but not near. Parry Sound, Byng Inlet and the … Read more about Fire in the Belly with a Hoot in yer Hand
Quick Hoot - HOT Summer – Best Time To Paddle! One Spot Just Came UPPPP - Northeast Coast Ecology July 31 – Aug. 3 Here’s a golden summer opportunity to join us for a traditional White Squall kayak and camp trip with our top guides Jocey Simon, Emily Beirnes and Brian Beitz. Joining them is Gerard … Read more about Quick Hoot HOT Summer, Best Time to Paddle!
White Squall’s HOOT & BLAT! Time for a Summertime Dream For those who get my Lightfoot reference, you win the prize. Which is simply taking a moment to think about summer breezes, crystal clear waters and scented winds. On that note, with his permission I’ve re-printed at the end of this Hoot … Read more about Days of Summer Hoot & Blat
Free Sunday PaddlesWe are trying something a bit different and it seems to be quite popular. C'mon out Sunday morn from 10:00-11:30 and enjoy a leisurely paddle around the shores of mighty Cole Lake. We'll have hot drinks, conversation and an amazing paddle waiting for you - anyone can … Read more about Hoot & Blat for a Sunny Day in May
Start the Friggin' SPRING Sale Pay in full for any boat between now and MAY 2 and get: A FREE SPARE PADDLE AND A PAIR OF SUNGLASSES (somewhere in the future you will wanna wear shades) Summer Paddling Is Just ‘Round the Bend (this is where I’ve gone if you can’t find me) There are so many ways … Read more about Bloot & Hat for Spring
Ice Melts & Spring Sprongs!SQUALL OPENS THIS Sat. Mar. 31 8 Days a Week!Our 33rd rip 'round the sun and what a planetary paddle it's been. Feeling like yesterday when Kathy and I looked at each other at afternoon tea and said, "oh what the heck, let’s open a paddle shop". I ain't kidding … Read more about Ice Melts & Spring Sprongs!
Hello Paddlers-there's a raft of things to talk about, so get out your banjo and here we go.... New! Girl's Weekend Getaway, June 15-17, 2018 Looking for something different? Grab your gal pal, mom, daughter, sister and let's go! Your weekend includes 2 nights at the Bayside Inn in the heart of … Read more about Feb 15- Hoot