Category: Canoeing

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 to New Orleans Louisiana – some 2300 miles! […]

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 named from the tannin-stained water and is described […]

Canoeing IC Lake

This was a windy day at the end of April when we were canoeing at IC Lake – a private lake in McComb Mississippi that was formerly owned by Illinois Central Railroad.  The Boy Scouts among us were working on the Canoeing Merit Badge and Cady heard that […]