Leon Pattenburg

Leon Pantenburg is a writer, photographer, backpacker, canoeist and self-proclaimed “Hardcore River Rat.” Leon canoed the entire Mississippi River from Lake Itasca, Minnesota to Venice, Louisiana in 1980. Leon is the author of, a bushcrafting/wilderness survival website and blog that has been in continuous operation since October, 2009. He also wrote the 2020 … Read more

Layne Logue Water Opossum

Layne Logue is the leader and River Guide at Quapaw Canoe Company – Vicksburg Outpost. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana (Chalmatte) and moved to Vicksburg, Mississippi when his father got a job with the Corps of Engineers. Fishing, hunting, and playing outside was his childhood…and he still plays outside today. Layne also lived … Read more