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Koshkonong Creek IV

By on July 30, 2017

Busseyville to Lake Koshkonong
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A trip not for the faint of heart due to constant obstacle-maneuvering, deadfall and corners, including a few blow-downs which require portaging. The trips…

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Waupaca River VI

By on July 24, 2017

Weyauwega to Decker Memorial Park
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On the last leg of its journey before its eventual meeting with the Wolf River, the Waupaca River’s last few miles will appeal…

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Crystal River IV

By on July 21, 2017

Little Hope to Shadow Lake
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A very short trip down the last (realistically) paddleable section of the wonderful Crystal River is sparse on unique features, scenery or excitement,…

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Ahnapee River

By on May 31, 2017

Forestville to Algoma
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The Ahnapee River is a flatwater paddle in a wide, sometimes marsh-like estuary – perfect for silent sport enthusiasts. Dammed at Forestville it gently winds its…

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Piscasaw Creek I

By on May 13, 2017

Maxon Road to Streit Road
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A rarely paddled but really pleasant trip that travels through prairie and farmland in Northern Illinois, Piscasaw Creek, a tributary of the Kishwaukee River, is…

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Oconomowoc River II

By on May 4, 2017

Wisconsin Avenue to Fowler Lake Park
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A pleasant, alebeit short trip, that goes river-lake-river-lake along stunningly clear water in a mix of opulent development and natural wetlands. Dams and additional…

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Door Creek

By on April 20, 2017

Femrite Drive to Fish Camp County Park
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A lark of an exploratory trip that had everything to do with being outdoors on a rare sunny day and checking out an…

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Cedar Creek

By on March 31, 2017

County Road M to Cedarburg
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A pleasant and peppy stream that loops around the posh suburban backyards of Cedarburg, Cedar Creek still offers some breaks from the large residences where…

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Mullet River

By on November 27, 2016

Plymouth to County Road M
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A truly engaging little stream surrounded by a lot of natural beauty, but the two main problems a paddler will face on the Mullet are…

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Onion River II

By on November 26, 2016

County Road A to County Road V
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A paddling reconnaissance to determine if the “official” Onion River trip (from County Road V to Rochester Park at the Sheboygan River confluence)…