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5 Points: Anchoring your Kayak with ease. The basics every new kayaker needs when hitting the water.

5 Points: Anchoring Your Kayak With Ease

When you first get your kayak, you’re excited to get it out on the water and see just how great a toy you’ve aquired. The concept of how you’re going to anchor that kayak rarely enters those initial thoughts. When the new purchase excitment settles you’re going to have to […]

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Bass Raiders and Bass Boats have different advantages and dissadvantages. What fits better to your fishing needs

Bass Raider vs Boat the Great Debate

Now, just for perspective, let’s start with the obvious basics. Bass boats (by modern definition) have been around for better than 50 years. They have developed from basic, heavy, flat-bottom boats with a generic tiller motor to the aluminum or fiberglass (featherlight) water dragons we have today. Alternatively, Bass Raiders

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Tackle storage can be costly and complicated. Solving the headache is easy with these solutions.

5 Amazing Cost Savers for Tackle Storage

Winter time is a popular season for anglers to sort through their tackle, clean out the storage bins, and reorganize for the upcoming “season.” Tackle storage will probably remain a perpetual nemesis to kayak anglers especially.  Between family events, mods projects you may be starting for your kayak, and the

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A small kayak with a slow, steady paddle can allow you to sneak into almost any waterway undetected

10 Things I Wish I Had Known Before Kayaking

AJ and I have watched videos and read magazines about kayaking for more years than I care to count. Everything made it look so easy and convenient that we were confident we’d be able to pick out any kayak and simply start going. We were very wrong. I’ve mentioned in

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Kayak mods can become expensive and time consuming. These 3 habits will save you time, money, and frustrations as you mod out your kayak.

3 Essential Habits for Cheaper Kayak Mods

Modifying your kayak can be nerve-racking. You’re investing your hard-earned money into a piece of plastic. Then you’re going to place your life in the hands of that piece of plastic. Are you sure you want to put holes in it? When AJ and I got to the point that

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Anchors are big, bulky, and cumbersome on kayaks. Make their presence more user friendly with storage mods that are easy to add to your kayak.

3 Solutions to Your Kayak Anchor Storage

Anchors can be an arch nemesis to the kayaking outdoorsmen. They are bulky, heavy, and cumbersome to store. More importantly, they are an essential burden for virtually every kayak. One of the most common questions I hear about anchor usage is “what do you do with it when you’re not

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Every kayak modification requires a bit of skill and access to a few tools. If you want to mod-out your kayak, you'll want these tools.

20 Must-Have Tools When Kayak Moding

In 16 Great Kayak Mods Requiring Few Tools we talked about a few of these tools, but exactly why are they so important to kayak modifications? And exactly when do you need them? 1. Screwdriver Set Almost every project you take on will require screws. While it is quick and easy

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Storage of a Kayak is challenging when living in tight quarters. These solutions can make it possible for just about anyone to own a solid kayak.

7 Tight Space Kayak Storage Solutions

Living in an apartment or smaller sized home can present space challenges when trying to own a kayak. The beauty of being a kayaker is the development of our creativity skills. We’re creative on how we transport our kayaks, how we modify our kayaks, how we decorate our gear and

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There are a variety of rod holders that can be recreated or modified to suit your kayaking needs.

12 Great Kayak Rod Holder Options

Spend 10 minutes on Google and you’ll discover hundreds of options for kayak rod holders. Most have been perfected to a solid and relatively affordable product that allows you to modify your nearly perfect kayak with time effective projects. Alternatively, if you’re a devoted DIYer, several of the products on

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Hunting by kayak gives you access to more zones and eases the entry process for many mobility limited hunters.

4 Great Mods When Hunting by Kayak

Hunting has become more challenging over the past few years. The number of new hunters hitting the fields has exploded, pressuring your target game further away from the “beaten path” than ever before. How do you find them? How do you get to where they are? One of the best

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Once zeroed in, that 308 rifle can be deadly at 150 yards.

4 Rifle Calibers New Hunters Need to Know

After an extensive stent selling firearms in a high traffic range as one of their hunting specific weapons specialists, I’ve realized 3 very definitive facts about new hunters. First, the wide range of brands and calibers can become exceptionally overwhelming to many new adventurers. Second, the propensity to rely on

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ATVs, 4-Wheelers, Side-by-sides and other all terrain vehicles can be a major aid to accessing your ideal hunt.

Successful Hunts in 5 Steps for New Hunters

You want to start hunting. Your family has never been in to hunting, so you didn’t grow up in the field learning how past generations hunted for your family’s meals. None of your friends hunt or even know hunters. Social Media has groups that are supposed to be for new

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Hunting isn't always by land. With a bit of ingenuity and preparation, a boat can make more hunting opportunities open to you.

You Can Make Any Boat Be A Hunting Boat

There have been several people, lately that I have heard commenting about how they have to hike miles into the territory to find suitable game. They’ve been discouraged by the physical demands, especially in areas that don’t allow horse or ATV access. This tends to be a common theme on

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Learning where to expect and anticipate ticks will make for a safer adventure

Ticks, The Forgotten Enemy

Pretty much everyone who’s had some exposure to outdoors adventures knows the risk of running into those merciless creatures: Ticks. It’s most common to hear outdoors enthusiasts talking about these monsters when discussing hunting and hiking-type activities. What may surprise some is that these are prominent enemies of fishing adventures

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