Matt is an ORCKA instructor, ORCKA canoe trip leader, and an avid paddler. In 2019, Matt started Explore Canoeing to share his passion for canoeing with others. Whether it is a canoe trip, paddling on a local lake or playing around in rapids, Matt simply loves being in a canoe. Matt uses a Fishell Quill for Canadian Style Paddling and when teaching flat water courses. For all other flat water paddling Matt turns to his Fishell Ray Special.
Adam Shoalts is a professional adventurer. In 2013, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS) for “extraordinary contributions to geography” and in 2017 completed a nearly 4,000 km solo journey across Canada’s Arctic. In 2016, he was named a national champion of the Trans-Canada Trail. A geographer and historian, he holds a Ph.D. from McMaster University, has participated in numerous archaeological projects and digs, and enjoys long walks in the woods.
Will Collins is an Outdoorsman, wilderness guide and host of the Buffalo Roamer Outdoors Podcast. He's paddled thousands of miles across North America including a 103 day solo source to sea decent of the Mississippi River, and a 70 day adventure canoeing the length of the Yukon River.
Will uses a Ray Special in Cherry, with a leather strap. He outfits all of his guided canoe trips with Fishell Paddles. Join Will on guided backcountry canoe trips or tune in to stories of adventure on the Buffalo Roamer Outdoor Podcast.
To read up more on Will and his adventures check out his website. Buffalo Roamer
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