Jeff Moag

Editor In Chief for Canoe & Kayak Magazine

184 Articles by: Jeff Moag
Good Gauley: A Drift Boat First Descent

Good Gauley: A Drift Boat First Descent

By Joe Mayer First is a highly coveted and much sought after title in action sports. First means that you are a groundbreaker, a pioneer, a visionary. Firsts are a lot of work, and in this day and age[...]

Greenland-to-Scotland Kayakers in Final Push

Greenland-to-Scotland Kayakers in Final Push

By Patrick Winterton This summer I’ve been transfixed by one of the boldest kayaking expeditions ever undertaken. Olly Hicks and George Bullard have spent seven weeks island-hopping from the ice flo[...]

What’s Trending at the Outdoor Retailer Show

What’s Trending at the Outdoor Retailer Show

Boat and gear trends from the greatest outdoor show on earth.

Safer Paddling Series, Episode 8: Calling For Help

Safer Paddling Series, Episode 8: Calling For Help

The first seven episodes of our Safer Paddling Series have focused on how to saty out of trouble. Kayak instructors Paul and Kate Kuthe show you how to call for help in the event that you need assista[...]

Safer Paddling Series, Episode 7: What if I Flip?

Safer Paddling Series, Episode 7: What if I Flip?

Kayakers have a saying: We’re all between swims. Here paddling instructors Paul and Kate Kuthe show you how to get back in your kayak if you capsive. This is Episode 7 in our Safer Paddling Series.

Safer Paddling Episode 6: Traffic Rules for Paddlers

Safer Paddling Episode 6: Traffic Rules for Paddlers

Harbors and marinas have plenty of protected water to explore, and can be great places to launch a small boat. With all sorts of activities from boats big and small, there are lots of interesting thin[...]

Safer Paddling Series: Plan Your Trip

Safer Paddling Series: Plan Your Trip

We all want to get out there and start having fun. But a little bit of trip planning can really help you avoid mishaps and make your day much safer and more enjoyable. It’s never a good idea to [...]

A Copper River Cruise

A Copper River Cruise

How embarrassing it would be to collide with a bear on one of the largest rivers in North America?

Carry-on Adventures Episode 4: Venice from the Canals

Carry-on Adventures Episode 4: Venice from the Canals

The final episode of Carry-On Adventures powered by Expedia documents a light and fast paddling tour of Venice, Italy to, from, and through its storied canals.

Safer Paddling Series: Basic Strokes

Safer Paddling Series: Basic Strokes

You need to do three basic things in your boat: go forward in a straight line, stop or go backwards, and turn. There's a stroke for all three.