From the canyons of Big Bend to the cypress swamps of Pine Island Bayou, the waters of Texas have something for most every type of paddler and every paddling mood. One might float the diminutive Comal River, argued to be the shortest river in the world.
About the Author
Shane Townsend was raised in the family boarding house at the edge of the Pascagoula River Swamp. He has hiked the Andes, fished with machetes in the Amazon basin, and paddled dugout canoes deep within Southeast Asia's Ring of Fire. He's a lifelong outdoorsman and a former Peace Corps volunteer. Now, Shane is a contributing editor for Gaff Life Magazine, a marketing and strategic communications advisor, and an award-winning freelance writer focusing on the outdoor lifestyle.