We use them to get to hard to reach spots. They are handy to bring dogs and decoys in with. If you have some resemblance of balance then there should be no reason why could not shoot from the canoe. Me on the other hand would be found dead 6 miles down river from drowning.
* (Swinging club) Whack! whack! whack! *
Nope, the old nag's still dead .