This article first appeared in Canoe & Kayak Magazine June 2006
It’s embarrassing, but I fall in the water more often launching or landing, with everyone watching, than when I’m farther from shore. You too? These tips may help minimize your shoreline antics.
A three-hour tour sparked a love affair with kayaking that led this couple to the expedition of a lifetime.
Southwestern Michigans water trail is everything a paddle trail is supposed to be a journey rich with history, beauty and wildlife.
How are you going to get that kayak or canoe to the water? Tim Farmer lays out the options.
Mixing rich Mexican culture, bathtub-warm water, and a little adventure, Conception Bay is the perfect Baja destination for a family sea kayaking trip.
By Tom Bol
First appeared in Beginner’s Guide to Canoeing and Kayaking, 2006
When my brother Andrew and I told people we were paddling from Minnesota to the Arctic Ocean, the most common response was, “What on earth made you decide to do a trip like this?”
Beautiful tropical Belize, with its junlge rivers and coral atolls, is guaranteed to make your midwinter blues fade away.
Kayak Fishing Florida’s First Coast by Mike Kogan Canoe & Kayak Web Exlcusive Jacksonville, home of Florida’s First Coast, has always been known for its outstanding inshore and offshore fishing. With over 68 miles of Atlantic Ocean coastline and 400 miles of river, intra-costal waterways (ICW), creeks, lakes, and ponds, Jacksonville has as diverse a […]
The tube and worm is a lure/bait combination used primarily on the eastern seaboard, where kayak anglers find it’s extraordinarily effective for striped bass. The tube is actually surgical tubing cut in lengths ranging from 12 to 36 inches. Most anglers use tubes in the 12 to 24-inch range. The actual tube is rigged with […]
On a recent kayak fishing trip to Aransas Pass (A.P.), Texas, I was preparing for the Extreme Edge Kayak Fishing Tournament (EEF). This is a national event and A.P. was the last leg of the Texas Series. So it was very important to do well in this event. That is why prefishing different areas is […]
Sea kayaking can be as gear-intensive as any other sport, but every kayaker eventually acquires similar, basic gear, and you only need a few things to get you started.
You want to buy a kayak, but you don’t know where to begin. Don’t worry – we’ll help you sort it out. From our annual Buyer’s Guide, here are the basics of buying a kayak.
Whitewater or touring? Feathered or unfeathered? What kind of kayak paddle you choose depends on what kind of paddling you want to do.
Sleek competition cruising canoes. Tough, agile canoes for whitewater paddling. Extra-wide, ultra-stable sportsman canoes. Which is right for you?
The best canoe paddle for you depends on what kind of paddling you want to do. Bent-shaft, straight-shaft, wood, fiberglass, or aluminum, Canoe and Kayak magazine will help you sort out the options
They’re not just pool toys anymore. Inflatable kayak, canoes, and rafts take some of the fear factor out of whitewater for paddling newbies.
What Rafters Do in the Winter – dream & plan.