Category: All Things Kayaking

Dividing Creek Cypress Swamp

Located off the Pocomoke River, just upstream from Pocomoke City, MD, Dividing Creek featured a quiet paddle through a cypress and hardwood swamp. We found our put in at the Winter Quarters Golf Course Landing on Winter Quarters Drive. If driving south on US 13 Winter Quarters Drive […]

Expanding Kayak Fleet

Grandchildren and family who want to try kayaking resulted in additions to our kayak fleet this year. An Ocean Kayak Venus 11 Sit On Top and Cascadia Tandem, both from LLBean, joined our Wilderness System Tarpon 160is. Advertised as a woman’s kayak easily loaded onto car racks the […]

Pitts Creek, New Church, VA

A new home base opens up new kayaking locations for Maryland Kayaker. Venturing just inches south of the Maryland/Virginia border brings one to Pitts Creek off the Pocomoke River. The launch site features a small parking area on a bend of the Pocomoke. Kayaking north about half mile […]

Kayak Storage

Most kayaks are durable enough for storage outside but many of us have chosen to protect our boats from the weather. Attempting to store a 16 ft Wilderness System Tarpon 16i can certainly present a challenge. Luckily we have a double garage with a door on the side. […]

Alligators

Alligators and I have a checkered relationship. While kayaking the Hillsborough River outside Tampa, Fl we spotted many small alligators sunning themselves in branches along the river. If you ignore them, they ignore you. Reaching the end of our Hillsborough River trip we ventured into a smaller stream […]