yo man. Im from maine WAYNE maine to be exact. Maine has great paddleing on the dead, penobscott, and kennebec. They are great rivers to run no too too much play but some park and play spots as well at Madison wave (world class when right) located in madison maine. In blue hills maine there is the sheepscott which has a great wave and play hole. It ois a tidle rapid and is always good at high tide which is about 2 hrs after portlands high tide. Hope thios helps.