REVIEW: New 2019 Hobie Outback Kayak

On August 24th Hobie announced a newly redesigned 2019 Hobie Outback. The transformation moved the Outback design forward to look more like a sleek-lined Pro Angler with a lot of changes […]

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2019 Hobie Outback Kayak Complete Redesign

With the first major redesign of the best-selling Mirage Outback in over a decade, Hobie has single-handedly advanced the sport of kayak fishing. This fully-loaded fishing machine is built for […]


New $800 Jackson Kayak Bite Unveiled

At $799 the Bite becomes the new standard in “price-point” fishing kayaks in its class with the increased stability, better tracking, JK comfort and accessory versatility you expect in a […]

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REVIEW: YETI Panga Waterproof Backpack

The quest for big fish on the fly can find anglers pushing through areas overgrown with brambles, trees, vines, and briars. Knowing a river or creek will eventually dump into […]


REVIEW: Leviathan Genesis Kayak Rod

Thanks to the folks at Tightlines Premium Fishing Tackle in Killeen, TX I was able to get a test run with the new Leviathan Genesis Kayak rod. Made with premium […]

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REVIEW: ANGLR Bullseye Bluetooth Fishing Logger

The ANGLR Bullseye is a Bluetooth button that pairs with the free ANGLR app to create the “most powerful and effortless fishing intelligence in the world.” This is the second tracker […]


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REVIEW: EnduroPacks Liquid Electrolytes

If you spend a lot of time in the outdoors, especially in the warmer climates, you know that hydration sometimes isn’t enough to prevent cramping. Electrolytes become important and adventurers […]


REVIEW: Bio Bait Switchback

I stopped by my local tackle shop, Tightline Premium Fishing Tackle, in Killeen, TX last week and Chad said he had something new he wanted me to check out. It […]

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Review: Klik Belts 1.5 Inch 2 Ply Belt

I’ll be honest. I’ve had a lot of weight fluctuation this year. I’ve gone from as small as 185 pounds to as heavy as 215. That kind of weight change […]