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Helix SI DI 2D Favorite Settings

Humminbird Helix 2D DI and SI Best Settings

The Humminbird Helix series of fish finders is a popular option amongst anglers. Much of this stems from the options you get for the money. Humminbird still offers one of the least expensive SI units on the market and it works well. The settings below will be for 2D, Down Imaging and Side Imaging units ( 2D DI SI ). If you have any or all of these hopefully this article […]

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 […]

How to Pick the Perfect Kayak

I’m sorry to be the one to say it. Well… not really.For you new guys, the lurkers and quizzers, the ones wanting to get into kayak fishing or just kayaking in general, the perfect kayak does not exist.For you kayak fishing vets, not all of you but some of you, stop telling them Kayak XR34 is the best in the world and you have to have one or you’ll be […]

Thinking About a Small Business? Start Here.

Supporting small businesses is important to me. Those dollars you give for that product don’t go to fund a yacht; they pay for dance lessons for a daughter or the new alternator on the truck. These folks work hard. They deserve a look when you’re in the market. They will be the ones who answer the phone if you have a problem with the product down the road. It’s hard […]

Payne Outdoors

Replacing a Broken Wilderness Systems Seat Back

Sometimes parts break. Pictured below is the seat from my Wilderness Systems Commander 140. Moving back and forth from the Captain’s Perch to the seat I didn’t pay enough attention and a couple of times flopped down on the seat back instead of the seat and it eventually took its toll. I blame myself. When you don’t pay attention and get in a hurry, stuff can break. My Commander doesn’t […]