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Canoeing and Kayaking

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  • Paddling, and pedaling, the Potomac

    Paddling, and pedaling, the Potomac
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 5 Lehigh Valley area lakes where you can stay cool this summer

    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...
  • Canaveral National Seashore a coastal sanctuary for both wildlife and people

    Canaveral National Seashore a coastal sanctuary for both wildlife and people
    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...
  • 4 real guys offer their advice on finding the ultimate guy trip

    4 real guys offer their advice on finding the ultimate guy trip
    What's in a guy trip? Adventure. Activity. Good food. Even better beer. New experiences. 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...
  • Kayak fishing gets you up close to marine wildlife

    Kayak fishing gets you up close to marine wildlife
    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...