All posts tagged Southeast Michigan Lakes and Rivers

Easter Weekend Paddling The Huron River Chain


The water level now raised by the Portage Lake dam the State Boat Launch is open again.  More power boats are venturing out onto the waterway, but still a very quiet and peaceful time to paddle the chain. Spring time foliage is getting going with trees blooming along the river. I paddled for two hours […]

Want To Start Kayaking – Beginning to Kayak?


Beginning to kayak, or if you’re thinking about how to start kayaking? What most newbie paddlers don’t know is there are many types of kayaks and the ease of paddling; ease of tipping over varies wildly depending on the model and type.

Kayak Entry and Exit


Tips on getting into and out of your Kayak from a dock or poolside during winter training. Proper seat position.

Fair Weather Boaters


I am out on the lake as much as possible, either in my kayak or my 30 HP Craig Cat  power boat (after kayaking). The amount of people on the water is directly linked to sun and temperature, an increase in either brings an increase in traffic. This also applies to kayakers. I have had […]

Kayak Safety – The “Crab”


Kayak safety