Category Archives: water

Glassy Water Morning

There are few things that I love as much as kayaking on the White Oak River. I usually manage to kayak ten months out of the year. With a river as beautiful as the White Oak it is hard to … Continue reading

Posted in Crystal Coast, fishing, Kayaking, Marshes, Out of doors, Southern Outer Banks, water, Weather | Comments Off on Glassy Water Morning

Heat Calls on the Crystal Coast

The second week in July is upon us. Summer has rewarded us with a full dose of heat and just in case it was not humid enough already, mother nature dropped about 2.5 inches of rain on us in the … Continue reading

Posted in Beach, Boating, Crystal Coast, Kayaking, Southern Outer Banks, water, Weather | Comments Off on Heat Calls on the Crystal Coast

Another Beach Fourth of July

This is our tenth year living on the North Carolina coast. The Fourth of July is pretty special on the coast. If you have a place already booked, you will likely spend some time on the beach, maybe watch some … Continue reading

Posted in Beach, Boating, Crystal Coast, fishing, General Information, Kayaking, Marshes, Southern Outer Banks, water, Weather | Comments Off on Another Beach Fourth of July

Last Parking Place at Third Street

Kindle It has been an extraordinary spring with more than our fair share of spectacular weather. Today for the second time this week I felt compelled to head over to the beach. The waves seem to be calling me and … Continue reading

Posted in Beach, Crystal Coast, General Information, Out of doors, Southern Outer Banks, water, Weather | Comments Off on Last Parking Place at Third Street

Glassy Water Dreams

February can be a teaser of a month and sometimes a very cruel mistress for those of us in love with the water. It is hard to say where February 2016 falls in that scale, but it has not been … Continue reading

Posted in Beach, birds, Boating, Crystal Coast, fishing, Kayaking, Marshes, Out of doors, Southern Outer Banks, water, Weather | Comments Off on Glassy Water Dreams

Holiday White Oak River Rides

It is not unusual for me to be out on the river during December, January or even February. However, it is a little different to be headed down river with the boat up on plane on December 27 and to … Continue reading

Posted in birds, Boating, Crystal Coast, Kayaking, Marshes, Out of doors, Southern Outer Banks, water, Weather | 1 Comment

A November to Remember

There are perhaps a number of reasons to remember this past November. One of the most poignant for me is that this is the first month in the last eleven years that I did not have the time to write … Continue reading

Posted in Beach, Boating, Crystal Coast, fishing, Southern Outer Banks, water, Weather | Comments Off on A November to Remember

Great Drying Weather

It has been over thirty-two years since I cut a field of hay. Even now when a great stretch of perfect drying weather hits, I have the itch to knock down a field of grass and start making hay. The … Continue reading

Posted in Crystal Coast, General Information, Marshes, Southern Outer Banks, water, Weather | 1 Comment

Sometimes the Good Weather Runs Out

Weather is a funny thing. Sometimes it helps you enjoy a place and other times you lose interest in a place because of the not so nice weather. We had a lot of rain in the summer of 2015. At … Continue reading

Posted in Crystal Coast, fishing, water, Weather | 1 Comment

Cue The Great Weather

We are just past the middle of September and already the worst of the heat of summer has disappeared. We have recently enjoyed some of the nicest weather since spring and the beach has been stunning. However, coastal weather is … Continue reading

Posted in Beach, birds, Boating, Crystal Coast, fishing, Kayaking, water, Weather | Tagged , | 1 Comment