Midwest Dealer’s Choice: Splashy classes, tours and offerings from Eddyline dealers this season

July 14, 2022

Info on a few of the authorized Eddyline dealers in the Midwest and the services that they offer.

Midwest Dealer’s Choice: Splashy classes, tours and offerings from Eddyline dealers this season
By: K.M. Collins

Are you looking for ways to get on the water this paddle season? Here are a few picks for on-water activities led by our trusted dealers all over the Midwest. If you live near one of the dealers listed, stop in and check them out. Or, if you're planning a vacation to a Midwestern city near a waterway, useEddyline’s “Find A Dealer” tool to find rentals, retail, tours, classes and more. The list below doesn’t include every single dealer, so the “Find A Dealer” tool is helpful to make sure you see all of the options available in your area.

CanoeSport Outfitters - 203 W. Salem Ave., Indianola, IA, 50125- 515.961.6117
Services:Retail |Rentals |Tours |Lessons
With auxiliary rental locations and concessions at Racoon River Park and Lake Ahquabi,kayaking,canoeing andSUP instruction, plus moonlight and day tours, CanoeSport Outfitters is a can’t-miss midwest paddle outpost. Ask them about adventure paddle travel and skills training atTybee Island and their epic summer time fullmoon floats (no experience required). This is just a bite sized sample of what CanoeSports Outfitters has to offer paddle enthusiasts. 

Clear Waters Outfitting - 100 Pine Street, Clearwater, MN, 55320 - 320.558.8123
Services:Retail |Rentals |Tours |Lessons 
A full service paddle dealer, Clear Waters Outfitting can rent and sell you the paddle gear you seek, and then teach you how to use it! Their tours consist of 2 to 4 hour experiences on Warner Lake with access through the County Park,Wild & Scenic Mississippi River day trips,over nights exploring islands andfishing local waterways for walleye, muskie, pike, catfish and smallmouth bass. Whatever you want to do on the water, Clear Waters Outfitting can make it happen!

Fluid Fun - 609 N Division St, Bristol, IN 46507 - 574.848.4279
Fluid Fun is all about paddle events! From theirAnnual Spring opening event toFishing Floats andEddyline Demo Days, keep an eye on their calendar for updates. Check out one of their spring, summer or fall paddle events!

Great Miami Outfitters - 101 E. #140 Alex-Bell Road, Dayton OH, 45459 - 937.938.5009
Services:Retail |Rentals |Tours |Lessons
Offering courses in paddle skills from ACA certifications to recreational paddling for kayakers, knot tying, map and compass reading and even camp cooking, Great Miami Outfitters can equip you with the knowledge you need to paddle the outdoors. Once you have the needed skills, schedule a guided tour with them. Lake Erie, Little Miami River and the Boundary Waters are just a few of their paddling grounds. If you're feeling like mixing it up with some crossover sport, Great Miami Outfitters offers an assortment of hiking and backpacking education and trip itineraries as well. 

Rocktown Adventures, LLC - 313 N Madison St., Rockford, IL 61107
Services:Retail |Rentals |Lessons 
From beginner level to intermediate kayaking, safety and rescue classes and kayak fishing specific lessons, Rocktown Adventures can prepare you for whatever kayaking adventure you're seeking. Sign up for a lesson with them today!