Paddling Through History On The Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail
"We knew we were being watched. We skimmed across the water, with our paddle blades rising and falling in a quick cadence. From its tall perch atop a pine, a bald eagle slowly rotated its white-feathered head and kept its eyes on us as we paddled further across Menokin Bay towards Cat Point Creek.
Though this bay is said to be the Rappahannock River’s largest tributary, with several holes plunging more than 30 feet deep, our five kayaks were alone on the water..."