Canoeing Mississippi

Paddling Lake Tangipahoa

Recently I re-read Ernest Herndon’s classic 2001 travelogue/guidebook, Canoeing Mississippi, and it has reignited my interest in paddling.  In his book, Herndon discusses the ins and outs, the pros and cons, of every navigable waterway in the state, complete with… Read More ›

8 must-read canoeing books

 Exploring Coastal Mississippi by Scott B. Williams is a guidebook for exploring by boat (canoe, kayak…) the nooks and crannies of the Mississippi Gulf coast and barrier islands. Complete with info about safety, camping, weather, and navigation, this book is indispensable… Read More ›

Mississippi Solo

    What an outstanding outdoor adventure travel book! Mississippi Solo by Eddy Harris is the story of a man from Saint Louis that gets the idea to canoe the entire length of the Mississippi River from Lake Itasca in Minnesota… Read More ›

Paddling Black Creek

Last week, Boy Scout Troop No. 124 of McComb embarked upon a five-day, 50-mile canoe-packing trek along Black Creek from the bridge at Dantzler Camp to the Highway 26 bridge outside Wiggins through the Black Creek Wilderness. Black Creek is… Read More ›