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ICAST 2018 Payne Outdoors

ICAST 2018 : Some of My Favorite Finds

ICAST 2018 is in the books and new products, as well as new revisions were in full force. Some companies seemingly came out of nowhere while other mainstays continued their winning ways. Below you’ll find a lot of the things I really liked at the show. More in depths write-ups are in the works but I wanted to get you some quick pictures and thoughts on why I stopped to […]

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 and back again is hell on traditional belts. It looks like four or five holes are blown out of several belts I own and having to buy a couple of new belts during that time sucked. I started looking for […]

sun protection

6 Sun Protection Tips for More Summer Fun

Summer, especially in the south, brings lots of fun in the sun. Plenty of options are available to make sure your fun doesn’t result in a burn. Nobody wants to spend Day 2 of their vacation smeared in aloe vera gel and walking like a zombie. These six sun protection tips will help you avoid vacation ruination. Sunscreen Sunscreen is an obvious answer but many forget it when packing for […]

BUFF Collegiate Support ACA Payne Outdoors

BUFF Renews Collegiate Angling Support

Santa Rosa, CA (April 16, 2018) – BUFF recently demonstrated a genuine commitment to encouraging young bass anglers by confirming its continued support of the Association of Collegiate Anglers Tournament Series. The governing body for college fishing, the ACA is sanctioned by The Bass Federation, Inc. (TBF), a grassroots organization dedicated to youth, conservation and fishing. For the ACA’s BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship BUFF has offered a 50% discount […]

NRS Backwater Wetshoes Payne Outdoors Review

REVIEW: NRS Backwater Wetshoes

With spring thaw and warmer temps on the way for most of the US, kayak anglers are getting back out on the water and some are realizing the old sneakers just aren’t cutting it for water shoes any longer. Here in Texas, a full-length neoprene boot is really too warm already so I went looking for an option I could possibly wear through the summer temps. Today, the NRS Backwater Wetshoes […]

Mission Workshop Stryman Payne Outdoors

Mission Workshop Stryman: Ultralight Rain Jacket

Thursday, February 8, 2018 — The Stryman Ultralight by Mission Workshop is their version the classic raincoat built using advanced performance fabrics and construction techniques. The perfect travel companion the Stryman Ultralight is completely packable, waterproof, and constructed of lightweight Toray® Entrant® fabric. This fully-taped, waterproof-breathable jacket is designed to be weatherproof while being the perfect day to day coat around town. The removable hood, well-placed pockets and internal ported media […]

North Face Ventrix Jacket from Payne Outdoors Reviewer Chris Payne

REVIEW: The North Face Ventrix Jacket

The North Face Ventrix is a jacket that caught my attention. The quick video describing the Ventrix system and how it vents excess heat during aerobic activity seemed like a really cool design technology that might come in handy here in Texas where it can get cold but not cold enough to stay indoors. About The North Face Ventrix TNF explains the Ventrix as, “Our new, dynamic ventilation responds to […]