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Three New Hobie Accessories in 2017

New for 2017, Hobie has released three new accessories that will make storage and portage even easier. HOBIE H-CRATE JR Welcome the newest member of Hobie’s family of accessories:  the H-Crate Jr! We’ve incorporated all the same features from the original H-Crate into a reduce,...

Review: Hobie Quest 13

Review: Hobie Quest 13

When most folks think of Hobie they think of the Mirage Drive. Did you know they also make kayaks you paddle? The Hobie Quest 13 is one of those in the Hobie paddle fleet and the kayak I’m breaking down today. The Quest 13 is,...

New Products for Testing

New Products for Testing

With two new projects ramping up in the last 60 days, I am increasing the amount of testing I am doing. What that means for PPF and the other projects is more information on more gear for people to look over and decide if it...

The Stability Myth: Standing in a Kayak

The Stability Myth: Standing in a Kayak

Standing is the new thing. In kayaks that is. And frankly, it’s not all that new. As people flock to the sport they see commercials, ads, pictures and videos of people standing up and fishing from a variety of kayaks. I’ve seen almost every major...

Pedal vs Paddle

Pedal vs Paddle

America, and most of the world, craves polarization. Whether it’s subconscious or completely knowing, people want to know where you stand on certain things. Are you Republican or Democrat?Are you Pro Choice or Pro Life?Are you pro carbs or anti-carbs?Are you Baptist, Aetheist or Catholic?Are...

Now Available: A Frame Seat Kayak for Less Than $600

Now Available: A Frame Seat Kayak for Less Than $600

It finally happened. A frame seat standard with a kayak for $549. Manufacturers of kayaks have been scrambling to add offerings of frame or lawn chair style seats the past few years. The growing market of 35-65 year olds wantss something for better back support...

When In Doubt, Stretch It Out

When In Doubt, Stretch It Out

Guest Blogging with us today is Alan Sladek. Alan is a Hobie Fishing Team member, TFO Rods Pro Staffer, supporter of Heroes on the Water, works with Elite Sports Training and of course, is the owner of the multimedia kayak fishing site Kayak Bass Adventures....

If a Tree Falls on a Hobie…

If a Tree Falls on a Hobie…

Staying at a lake house, kayaks sprawled in the grass drying from a morning or afternoon excursion, enjoying nature is great fun. At least for me. My family received an invitation from some close friends to join them at an East Texas retreat last week....

Brand Wars

Brand Wars

Though it has been happening for years, this summer has been the most vocal, heated and polarizing time I can remember in kayak fishing. At times it is just a gentle murmur on forums and at others it is an all out Brand War. From...

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