We heavily do research on waterways before we take the time to try a new paddle. For such a long time Paddling Southern Wisconsin by Mike Svob was so heavily relied on that people just call it “the book”. You could say something like “We’re paddling mile 3-9 on page 20 of the book” and friends would know what you are talking about.
Luckily there are more resources available on the internet and new books.
So before the others – we still thank Mike Svob and continue to review the suggestions.
Here are some primary resources we use: