| Jun 14, 2015
| 11:02 AM
The other day, I loaded the kayak and bike in the truck and went for a paddle/pedal on the Potomac River.
The routine is pretty simple. First I drop the kayak up river where I want to start the float and lock it to a pole or tree. Then I drive down river...
| Jun 16, 2015
| 4:33 PM
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...
| Jun 15, 2015
| 11:11 AM
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...
| Jun 17, 2015
| 8:58 PM
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...
| Jun 18, 2015
| 6:45 AM
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...
| Jun 18, 2015
| 12:41 PM
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...
| Jun 14, 2015
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.
| Jun 6, 2015
When you need to escape the grueling sun this summer, pack up the towels and sunscreen and head over to one of these lakes.
The five spots we selected offer variety. One features a swimming pool. Another (which is actually not really a lake but a former...
| May 27, 2015
| 7:28 AM
Crossing the dunes onto the unspoiled, endless beach at Canaveral National Seashore has a special feeling about it, and it's all yours.
Ocean breezes whisper a sweet song as shore birds scurry along the tide line, snacking in the shifting sand on mole...
| Jun 10, 2015
What's in a guy trip?
Even better beer.
And fishing helps.
We asked four guys well acquainted with the joys of the guy trip for their suggestions on how to stitch together the ultimate...
| Jun 9, 2015
| 10:39 AM
In Central Florida we are literally surrounded by water, giving kayak enthusiasts countless options from which to choose. A sport that has recently exploded in popularity is kayak fishing.
Kayak fishing gives anglers a chance to get out on the water and...