Jeff Moag

Editor In Chief for Canoe & Kayak Magazine

90 Articles by: Jeff Moag
Missisquoi and Trout River Declared ‘Wild and Scenic’

Missisquoi and Trout River Declared ‘Wild and Scenic’

The Upper Missisquoi and Trout Rivers are Vermont’s first rivers to be added to the prestigious National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. On June 6, 2015, community members and partner groups will cel[...]

Inside the sHell No Kayaktivist Protest

Inside the sHell No Kayaktivist Protest

Footage from inside the sHell No protest, thanks to National Geographic filmmaker and kayaktivist Trip Jennings.

How to Tie a Bowline

How to Tie a Bowline

BY JIM BAIRD Once across Attikamagen Lake, we began traveling up a series of small connecting creeks, sometimes portaging along winter road blazes. When the creeks started traveling with us, we knew w[...]

Canoeing the Thames

Canoeing the Thames

Ed Note: Four Americans are walking, kayaking and canoeing the Thames across England, from source to sea. The two men are octogenarians and the two women are in the their late fifties. This is Katie M[...]

Kickstarter for New Oru Coast Folding Expedition Kayak

Kickstarter for New Oru Coast Folding Expedition Kayak

Oru Kayak, which introduced its original 12-foot ‘origami kayak’ in 2012 with the most successful Kickstarter campaign in paddling history, is at it again. This morning the company opened [...]

Good Beginnings

Good Beginnings: Why We Love Kayaking and Canoeing

I’ve been canoeing and kayaking so long that I sometimes forget how it felt to be a beginner. This trip was different though. Twenty-two of us, including seven kids under the age of 6, were about to[...]

Getting There

Getting There

BY JIM BAIRD We set out to reach the Labrador Sea via four rivers. We’d travel on the Du Pas, then paddle a river with no name until we joined the mighty George. Finally, we’d reach the Ad[...]

Meet the Whitewater Athlete of the Year

Meet the Whitewater Athlete of the Year

We don’t know this guy. Neither does Mike Leeds, though the Idaho photographer has noticed him floating the Main Payette on an innertube every July. 2011 however, was the year this bodacious dude de[...]

Kayak Murder Mystery

Kayak Murder Mystery

By Jeff Moag Was it a tragic accident, or a kayak murder plot? On April 19, Angelika Graswald, 35, made a 911 call from her kayak on the Hudson River near Cornwall, N.Y., reporting that her fiancee Vi[...]

Best Paddling Towns: Natchez Mississippi

Best Paddling Towns: Natchez Mississippi

Natchez is more than just antebellum mansions and a bluff-top river view. Easy launch into the big river at the “Under the Hill” neighborhood’s well-kept landing. Take “the chute” into Old R[...]