March 15, 2022

If you’ve been thinking about planning a getaway to paddle some of Virginia’s Water Trails, but you haven’t yet chosen when to go, consider planning your trip to coincide with …


December 31, 2021

A New Year’s resolution usually does one of two things: motivates you, or makes you feel like a failure. And unfortunately, we all know too well that the latter is …

"love" sign with the V made out of kayaks with water in background and sand in the foreground

November 30, 2021

For anyone that has sat down and had conversations with watermen in coastal Virginia, you’ve probably heard them say that working on the water is just “in their blood.”  They’ve …

adjustable long line system of oysters in shallow waters, just off from the shoreline. you can only see posts and a few lines in between them, everything else is underwater

November 17, 2021

Region:            Middle Peninsula Length:            5.75 miles, one-way Experience Level:    Advanced Highlights:     Picturesque inlet into marsh creek, birding & wildlife, sandy beaches Ideal Conditions:    Incoming tide, …


October 21, 2021

Paddling at sunset, fresh seafood, and a local brew. Sounds like the perfect way to spend an evening in coastal Virginia. But wouldn’t it be even better if you could …


October 9, 2021

Everyone loves a good loop to paddle.  It almost always beats an “out-and-back” style trip because you don’t have to double-back and see the same scenery twice.  It also allows …


September 27, 2021

It’s a 10-mile journey to paddle all the way around Jamestown Island, located on the James River near Williamsburg.  Known to some as the birthplace of America, this historic island …

bow of a kayak in the foreground with large, 17th century replica ships in the background


September 6, 2021

The Northern Neck is quiet.  It’s rural.  It’s unassuming.  But once you arrive and start to explore this region of Virginia, you kinda get sucked in.  Into the simplicity, the …


August 30, 2021

Saturday, August 21 was a big day for Aaron and Taryn Rowland, owners of Rogue Oysters, a small oyster farm located on the Northern Neck near Lancaster, VA.  It may …