Monthly Archives: September 2019

Mercurial Canada Falls

Contrary to its name, Canada Falls is not located in Canada. However, it’s not far away situated northeast of Jackman in a remote area just a few miles east of the Canadian border. Actually a 3.5 mile section of the South Branch of the Penobscot River, virtually everyone in the paddling community refers to it […]

A Sharking Encounter?

Three of us were sea kayaking along the rugged western shore of Upper Flag Island in Casco Bay. Paddling close to my left, Bud pointed to a large fin moving in the opposite direction about one hundred feet to our west and yelled, “I think that’s a shark!” Play the intimidating Jaws soundtrack, please. My […]