Category: All Things Kayaking

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 […]

Prime Hook Wildlife Refuge

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 […]

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 […]