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Canoeing and Kayaking

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  • 5 canoe-bike trips to take along Wisconsin rivers

    5 canoe-bike trips to take along Wisconsin rivers
    Unless you hire a shuttle, canoeing and kayaking can demand a second vehicle, and many river segments of Wisconsin's 84,000 miles of running waters aren't served by an outfitter. My solution as I mapped my favorite floats not taken for my latest...
  • Naperville crews respond to third river rescue in two days

    Naperville crews respond to third river rescue in two days
    Naperville firefighters and paramedics, with the aid of crews from several surrounding towns, rescued a 58-year-old man clinging to a tree in the DuPage River in the 1200 block of South Washington Street at about 8:17 p.m. Wednesday after he fell from...
  • West Thompson Lake Recreation Area a jewel in northeastern CT

    The views from the West Thompson Dam in northeastern Connecticut can be sublime. Sunsets can leave their shimmery reflection on the waters of the 200-acre lake. Gorgeous yellows, oranges, and greens decorate the trees around the lake in the fall. In the...
  • Bluegills may be back at Piney Run

    Bluegills may be back at Piney Run
    Pulling into a shallow cove in my kayak at Piney Run Lake recently, I observed a shoreline lined with donut-shaped depressions. At first I thought I was seeing an artificial reef made of tires. Then, as I got closer I saw these shapes were bluegill...
  • Popular kayaking class takes kids, adults on Lake County waterways

    Popular kayaking class takes kids, adults on Lake County waterways
    Kayaking is not only fun to say but fun to do, according to 10 kids and adults who recently took a three-hour course at Independence Grove in Libertyville. Kayaking requires the right weather, "as wind is our biggest worry," said April Voss of the...
  • 2 missing after kayaks overturn in NY's Seneca River

    Authorities say two men are missing after their kayaks overturned in the Seneca River in central New York. The Onondaga County Sheriff's Office says the men were seen fishing off kayaks near a dam in the village of Baldwinsville at 11 a.m. Saturday. The...
  • Elgin cop heading Fox River cleanup Saturday morning

    Elgin cop heading Fox River cleanup Saturday morning
    An Elgin police officer literally will be cleaning up Elgin Saturday morning. Patrol Officer Rick Demierre has taken it upon himself to organize a group that will be removing garbage, debris and otherwise tidying the Fox River shores from Walton...
  • Kayak protesters detained after trying to stop Shell oil rig

    The U.S. Coast Guard temporarily detained two dozen protesters who formed a blockade with kayaks and other vessels Monday to try to stop Royal Dutch Shell's drill rig as it left Seattle on its way to explore for oil in the Arctic Ocean. The protesters...
  • Public can comment on Pa. wildlife management plan

    Our local news recently has been filled with people in the rural suburbs complaining about coyotes, and last weekend, a yearling bear roaming around Salisbury and Allentown. Wildlife is everywhere around us, and noticing it only when it becomes a...
  • Enjoy music along the Fox River at Batavia River Rhapsody series

     Enjoy music along the Fox River at Batavia River Rhapsody series
    It's hard to beat a free summer evening concert along the picturesque Fox River. The Batavia Park District's River Rhapsody Concert Series launches 7 p.m. June 18 at the Batavia Riverwalk at Houston Street and Island Avenue. The seven-concert series will...
  • Paddling movie festival floats into Durty Nellie's

    Paddling movie festival floats into Durty Nellie's
    It may come as a surprise to you to learn there are enough movies made each year about canoeing and kayaking to float an annual film festival. But there's nothing surprising about it for Scott MacGregor. "I've been paddling since the early '90s and...