Category: All Things Kayaking

Wind and Water

As kayakers we appreciate the beauty of the wind and water. We also have a healthy respect for its power. While floating peacefully on the Pocomoke River on Sunday, we knew Texas, Louisiana and Houston were not appreciating the same beauty. Our hearts break for those impacted by […]

What happened to Maryland Kayaker?

Confused? Kayaking DELMARVA is our blog title and website. Maryland Kayaker the author. We created our blog while living in Frederick, MD, and thought we’d keep the name, Maryland Kayaker, after moving to Delaware. However, after four years residing in Millsboro, DE in Slower Lower DE (a.k.a. Sussex […]

Messongo Creek and Saxis, VA

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 […]

Gargatha Landing to Metompkin Island

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 […]

Prime Hook Wildlife Refuge

Summer 2020 update: Returning to this location in 2020 we discovered the upper reaches of this paddle had begun to fill with silt. While it was possible to navigate through the area paddling became more difficult. We’ve agreed this area is no longer quality kayaking and we will […]

Kayaking Swamps

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. For […]

E. A. Vaughn Wildlife Area

The E.A. Vaughn Wildlife Area can be accessed from several locations, the most convenient being Taylor’s Landing at Girdletree, MD. Numerous choices for paddling exist and on this spring day we chose to visit Scarborough Creek and Pikes Creek, for a trip totaling 9 miles. After launching from […]

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