Whether it’s a cheapo plastic recreational kayak, a tough-as-nails whitewater playboat, or a long, sleek touring rig, there are a wide variety of kayak materials and construction techniques out there.
Keeping your gear dry when you’re out on the water can be tricky business. If you’re like me, then you’ve tried (and failed) to keep your cellphone, batteries and other sensitive gear dry in Ziploc bags or Tupperware containers.
Enter the dry bag. [Read more…] about Best Dry Bags for Kayaking, Canoeing & SUP
If you’re like me, then clutter is in your bloodstream. Every new space I inhabit eventually gets filled with half-finished projects, knick-knacks, and gear of dubious usefulness. The same thing goes for my kayak.
A good kayak crate will allow you to organize all your fishing tackle in one easy to reach spot. [Read more…] about Best Kayak Crates for Anglers: Streamline your Fishing!
Heading out for an early morning paddle through the soft mist might be one of the most peaceful and satisfying ways to spend some time on the water. The same can be said for an evening paddle, as the sun softly passes over the horizon and leaves you shrouded in the dim moonlight. [Read more…] about Best Kayak Lights:
Stay Safe and Visible in Low-Light
Trolling for fish in a canoe or kayak can get pretty tiring! If you’ve ever tried paddling for an entire day, you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about. No matter how fit you are, sooner or later your arms turn to jelly, while you wish you were back on land with a cool drink in hand.
Mounting a trolling motor on your canoe solves this problem. Not only will a trolling motor allow you to rest your weary arms, but you’ll also be able to cover more distance and catch more fish. [Read more…] about 5 Best Trolling Motors for your Canoe (or Kayak)
So you’ve loaded up your kayak with the latest and greatest gear, you’re about to shove off and begin a 20 mile trip, and you think to yourself – how long is this going to take? How long does it take to kayak a mile anyway? [Read more…] about How Long Does it Take
to Kayak a Mile?