Trevor MacLean of Halifax, Nova Scotia won the 45th annual Kenduskeag Stream Race with the time of 1:59:35.

Halifax paddler takes first place in Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race

By Andrew Neff on April 16, 2011, at 3:38 p.m.

Any luck finding paddling gear you stashed away during winter?

By Jeff Strout on April 16, 2011, at 2:34 p.m.
Cliff Raymond, left, of Gorham, Maine and Jim Minner, right, of Summerville, South Carolina dump their canoe at Six Mile Falls in Bangor during the Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race on Saturday, April 17, 2010.

Favorite Places in Maine: Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race

By Jeff Strout on April 13, 2011, at 8:35 p.m.
The Sunsets over Pushaw Lake after an evening paddle.

You’ve found your paddling gear, now what?

By Jeff Strout on April 08, 2011, at 10:17 p.m.

Think spring — now where did I put my kayaking equipment?

By Jeff Strout on April 02, 2011, at 1:23 p.m.

Time for spring – now here’s my kayak?

By Jeff Strout on April 01, 2011, at 2:17 p.m.

THE GEAR BOX Adventure Medical Kits Core Lite

By Jeff Strout on Jan. 06, 2011, at 2:46 p.m.

Suwannee River Wilderness Trail draws adventurous paddlers

on Oct. 27, 2010, at 2:24 p.m.
MIAMI — The Suwannee River Wilderness Trail might be a bit of a misnomer.

Kayaks open up quiet, peaceful fishing areas

on Oct. 14, 2010, at 12:27 p.m.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Messick Point in Poquoson, Va., is as picturesque as any waterfront post-card can be. Watermen with small boats haul in crates of croaker while seagulls hang around the piers, looking for discards.

Keep items safe with dry boxes, cases, bags

By Jeff Strout on Sept. 04, 2010, at 3:34 p.m.

Girls group rescues injured Vt. kayaker

The Associated Press on Aug. 04, 2010, at 9:03 p.m.
paddles photo for Gearbox column. Photogrpahed in the BDN studio August 3, 2010. (Bangor Daily News/John Clarke Russ)

Pick a paddle

on Aug. 04, 2010, at 7:04 p.m.
The popularity of kayaking has led to a wave of accessories for the recreational and avid kayaker. Choosing the right paddle can be as daunting as shopping for a car, but doesn’t have to be.
Robert Causey, with his cocker spaniel, Merlyn, paddles his Old Town Scout canoe beneath billowing cumulus clouds during a recent outing on Pushaw Lake. (BANGOR DAILY NEWS PHOTO BY JEFF STROUT)

Pushaw’s Gould Landing offers quick access urban paddle

By Jeff Strout on June 24, 2010, at 1:51 p.m.
For those of us urban paddlers trapped behind a desk in the Bangor metropolis during the day, Pushaw Lake’s Gould Landing offers an easily accessible escape, if even for an hour or so.

Frequent rain foils paddling efforts

By Jeff Strout on June 07, 2008, at 2:57 p.m.

Don’t let weather dampen spirits In rain, pleasant time still possible

By Jeff Strout on May 26, 2008, at 3:19 p.m.

Kayaking classes provide pivotal paddling lessons Safety on the water can save lives

By Jeff Strout on May 24, 2008, at 3:22 p.m.

Coast Guard Auxiliary urges updating emergency radio beacons

By Jeff Strout on May 17, 2008, at 3:17 p.m.

Pushaw Lake kayak venture signals spring

By Jeff Strout on April 26, 2008, at 2:38 p.m.

Craft maintenance is top priority now

By Jeff Strout on April 19, 2008, at 2:36 p.m.

Paddle Smart Symposium looms Safety tips could come in handy with streams running cold and wild

By Jeff Strout on April 05, 2008, at 2:20 p.m.