Paddling and fishing in Massachusetts on a cold April day, by Chris Ott

Long time, no time … Well I took the snow tires off the car Sunday and as I brought them into the cellar I saw my W kayak in the corner. So I brought it out and decided to take a small paddle on one of my favorite Central Mass rivers. It was colder and … Continue reading “Paddling and fishing in Massachusetts on a cold April day, by Chris Ott”

Bird Watching and Photography from a W Kayak, by Don MacAdam, Massachusetts

The W kayak has performed great! I’ve been to Ponkapoag Pond twice, Morris Island in Chatham, Neponset River and Quicksand Pond in RI. I only had my camera for Neponset and Quicksand so I’m sending a couple of shots. Bird watching has been fun and I doubled up with my wife one beautiful day on … Continue reading “Bird Watching and Photography from a W Kayak, by Don MacAdam, Massachusetts”

Chris’ New Kayak Fishing Trip Report, Massachusetts

I have been kayaking on the East Branch of the Ware River. The water is at its highest ever since Tropical Storms Irene and Lee and most of the beaver dams are below the water level.
I took a nice bass (picture included) in a quite part of a turn in the river recently.
The higher water level allows me to go further upstream, but the vegetation and current can pose challenges as one picture attests to. Of course coming back downstream is a blast because the challenge (and fun) is not to portage down an obstacle but to kayak over it!

Chris’ Kayak River Trip Report, Massachusetts

I have spent about 35 hours these past two weeks in the W300. I am very comfortable with all aspects of this kayak. Of course, my experience remains with flat water, but as my emails indicate – I am in no hurry to get to any particular level and just enjoy each outing. My personal … Continue reading “Chris’ Kayak River Trip Report, Massachusetts”