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Canoeing and Kayaking

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  • South Florida beaches

    South Florida beaches
    Hollywood Beach Hooray for Hollywood! Hollywood Beach, that is. This sun-splashed mecca has evolved into a must-go-to destination. It's South Beach sans the over-the-top bling-bling -- and a lot more family-friendly. As a teen, I hung out here every...
  • Chart a course for adventure on the Chicago River

    Chart a course for adventure on the Chicago River
    A few years ago, just a splash from the Chicago River would have triggered calls to Poison Control. Now, the river is slowly putting its toxic past behind it and welcoming fish and humans—even the young and permeable of pore—to ply its waters....
  • Bristol Kayaking Instruction

    BRISTOL - The Parks and Recreation Department offers its second and final kayaking instruction of the summer on Aug. 16. The cost is $25 per student. Families will get instruction in the Collinsville stretch of the Farmington River from 2 to 4 p.m....
  • In western Canada, Squamish a haven for outdoor enthusiasts

    I've driven through this burg of roughly 17,000 souls, about halfway between Vancouver and the skiing and snowboarding resort of Whistler Blackcomb, more than a dozen times. And each trip, I would gaze at the Stawamus Chief, a granite monolith that...
  • Outdoors notebook

    Kayak tournament: Extreme Kayak Fishing has Summer Slam Part 2, the second of two offshore kayak fishing tournaments, Aug. 16 out of Pompano Beach. The angler catching the heaviest total weight wins $3,500. Second place awards $1,500 and a Hobie Outback...
  • Providing big help for the little ones

    Providing big help for the little ones
    Before leaving the beach at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort on Saturday morning, Tod Novak prepared his 7-year-old kayaking partner and little brother for the day. "All right Moises, this one is yours," he said, handing over a paddle at least twice as...
  • Course Source: Griffith Park, Nicklaus North

    The Sports Xchange By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange Course Source: Griffith Park, Nicklaus North IN THE PUBLIC EYE: Griffith Park Golf Course, Harding and Wilson courses, in Los Angeles THE LAYOUT: George C. Thomas, one of the greatest American...
  • Moonlight Paddle on Staffordville Lake

    STAFFORD - The Stafford Lions Club will hold it's fifth annual Moonlight Paddle on Staffordville Lake on Friday, Aug. 22. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. with launch at 7:30 p.m. This event is free, bring your own kayak or canoe with PFD for all paddlers....
  • Wine, beer and spirit tasting

    ASHFORD - The Friends of Babcock Library will be holding their fifteenth annual wine, beer, and spirit tasting on Saturday, Sept. 13, 3-5 p.m. at Eastern Connecticut State University's Church Farm Center for Arts and Sciences, 396 Mansfield Road (Route...
  • Our Say: Water access efforts crucial to bay

    Talk as long and as loudly as you want about the importance of maintaining the bay and its tributaries– you're going to have a hard time convincing anyone they ought to be concerned, let alone pay stormwater fees, if they don't regularly use or at...
  • The attraction of kayak fishing

    The attraction of kayak fishing
    There are numerous reasons why kayak fishing has become so popular. Once you buy a kayak, going fishing is affordable, good exercise for all ages, relaxing and effective. South Florida has become a premier kayak fishing destination thanks to the...
  • Hello, I'm Annapolis: Kayak tour guide has adopted city's history

    Hello, I'm Annapolis: Kayak tour guide has adopted city's history
    Pirate Pete Vonderheide gives a fellow boater a wave while he passes on his kayak. "Hey guys, I haven't seen you in a while!" The two laughed and said they were just enjoying the good weather. For the last seven seasons, Vonderheide (known as Pirate...