Soft shell crabs for lunch harvested right next to our restaurant. A main attraction on a kayaking trip near Saxis, VA. We launched from the Hammock Landing launch on Messongo Creek near Saxis, VA. Saxis (and Guard Shore) WMA surround the area. Silky smooth waters on Messongo Creek […]
Is it possible to find a deserted Atlantic Beach in Virginia? We thought not until we launched our kayaks from Gargatha Landing in Accomack County Virginia. Again we kayaked with Shannon Alexander of Bay Country Kayaking. Shannon’s tidal knowledge dictated our starting time for this trip. Our goal […]
Kayaking Tobacco Island on Virginia’s Eastern Shore……
We last kayaked Tuckahoe Creek in the spring of 2014. With the new bridge, and road work complete where Rt 404 crosses the creek, the time arrived for a revisit to this area between Queen Anne and Hillsboro, MD. A small launch and park is located in Hillsboro. […]
Sometimes in August perfect kayaking days occur. Temperature in the mid 80’s, slight breeze and beautiful blue skies. On such a day we drove south to Mappsville, VA and the Old NASA Ferry Dock Landing in Accomack County, VA. From the launch site paddlers can choose to go […]
Effects of storms, changing marshes and a mega restoration project are all part of Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge near Milton, DE. Numerous storms, including Hurricane Sandy, caused salt water to breach the dune barriers and enter the fresh water impoundments killing vegetation and changing the landscape. Recognizing […]
Trap State Park near Laurel, DE features some of the northernmost cypress swamps. It’s one of our favorite places to paddle. In Canoe and Kayak Magazine I recently found “8 Swamp Paddling Getaways” . While it doesn’t include Trap State Park their swamps are definitely worth visiting.