A brilliant Umsaskis sunrise on the Allagash Wilderness Waterway.

Umsaskis to Michaud Farm a wild, scenic trip on Allagash waterway

By Matthew Laroche on Aug. 02, 2013, at 11:37 a.m.
Andrea Reny of Round Pond paddles past Moose Peak Light on Mistake Island. The 72-foot lighthouse marks the entrance to Main Channel Way and Eastern Passage near Beals Island.

Paddle Smart to flood Bangor with presentations and prizes this weekend

By Aislinn Sarnacki on March 26, 2013, at 3:02 p.m.

How to choose the right canoe or kayak

By Aislinn Sarnacki on March 08, 2013, at 12:28 p.m.

Schedule of 2013 Maine canoe and kayak races

By Aislinn Sarnacki on March 08, 2013, at 12 p.m.

Kenduskeag Stream paddlers share their stories

By John Holyoke on March 08, 2013, at 11:44 a.m.

Big water, big fun: Maine’s creek boaters go to extremes

By John Holyoke on March 08, 2013, at 11:30 a.m.
Perry Risley of Bethel kayaks down the Androscoggin River on Thursday during the Androscoggin Source to the Sea Trek.

A cleaner Androscoggin brings out paddlers

By Greg Kwasnik, Sun Journal on July 21, 2012, at 6:39 a.m.
The paddle was the eighth leg of the Androscoggin Source to the Sea Trek, a 170-mile journey from the river’s headwaters near the Canadian border to its terminus at Merrymeeting Bay in Brunswick.

Maine Island Trail now includes 200 places

The Associated Press on May 30, 2012, at 5:26 a.m.

Water levels can change Marsh Stream in a flash

By Gabor Degre on May 16, 2012, at 10:16 a.m.

Couple on a 12,000-mile kayak expedition, connecting with students as they go

By Sam Cook, Duluth News Tribune, Minn. on May 07, 2012, at 11:15 a.m.
Kaitlyn McElroy

Maine paddler excels at Oklahoma City University

By Ed Godfrey, The Oklahoman on April 22, 2012, at 7:33 a.m.
A former cross-country skier in college, Kaitlyn McElroy has transformed herself into one of the best paddlers in the country.
The team of Adam Vedoni and Dan Cassaday runs through low water near the start of the 46th annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe race on Saturday, April 21, 2012.

Low water fails to deter Trevor MacLean in eighth Kenduskeag race victory

By Ernie Clark on April 21, 2012, at 2:14 p.m.

Looking back: A winter paddle from Lincolnville to Camden

By Gabor Degre, BDN Staff on April 16, 2012, at 2:36 p.m.
Nicholas Wood waits in the eddy formed behind a boulder at the rapid paddlers refer to as "the corner" below the Valley Avenue Bridge drop on the Kenduskeag Stream.  The stream iced out unusually early making this March 13th run possible.

Early Kenduskeag rapids provide a thrill

By Gabor Degre on April 09, 2012, at 1:40 p.m.
A competitor drags his canoe over the top of another racer's boat at a portage during the Passagassawakeag Stream Canoe Race on Saturday, April 7, 2012. Low water had the racers doubling back and paddling upstream for the last half of the race.

Paddlers adapt to revised Passy route; kayaker Sands posts top time

By Ernie Clark on April 07, 2012, at 8:39 p.m.
Participants in the St. George Canoe race struggle though low water on Saturday, March 31, 2012.

Low water, rocky rapids fail to deter St. George race paddlers; Houlton’s Ludwig earns 10th victory

By Ernie Clark on March 31, 2012, at 7:55 p.m.
J.D. Burke, 7, enjoys his first canoe race with his father, Jake Burke of Newburgh, during the  St. George River Race last year. The 33rd edition of the race is set for Saturday, March 31.

Water level not ideal, but St. George River Race set for Saturday

By Ernie Clark on March 29, 2012, at 8:55 p.m.
Earl Baldwin scans the shoreline of Swetts Pond in Orrington while paddling one of the fastest kayaks he designed in this 2005 photo. The longtime kayak maker and paddler died on Monday at the age of 87.

Orrington kayak maker left a broad wake

By John Holyoke on Jan. 25, 2012, at 8:09 p.m.
The students in the Maine Outdoor Education Program practice their canoeing strokes on Upper Togue Pond in Baxter State Park this past Tuesday.

Maine Outdoor Education Program teaches students outdoor activities

By Brad Viles on Oct. 12, 2011, at 2:05 p.m.

Time to think about colder water and paddling apparel

By Jeff Strout on Oct. 07, 2011, at 5:04 p.m.