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Pescador

Perception Reintroduces the Pescador 10.0 and 12.0 Kayaks 

Perception, a leader in recreational, touring and fishing kayaks for more than 40 years, today announced it overhauled its beloved, sit-on-top Pescador 10.0 and 12.0 kayaks for 2018. “Perception is dedicated to bringing affordable kayak fishing options to anglers,” said Evan Lyendecker, marketing director for Perception. “Our reintroduced sit-on-top Pescador kayaks offer anglers a premium experience at an affordable price point.” Taking design cues from the ever-popular Pescador Pro and […]

Nucanoe Flint Shot

NuCanoe Flint Kayak Introduced at ICAST 2017

NuCanoe owner Blake Young has been working on a “Nu” surprise and this week at ICAST it was unveiled. The NuCanoe Flint is a kayak that appears to be the little brother of the extremely popular NuCanoe Pursuit kayak. Consulting on the new kayak, Everett Park, said, “Couldn’t be more proud of the first yak I have officially consulted on…. thank you Blake and NuCanoe for including me!!” Park has […]

Bonafide Kayaks

Bonafide Kayaks to Launch at ICAST 2017

Bonafide Kayaks announced today its industry launch and upcoming product unveiling at the ICAST trade show in Orlando, Florida, July 11-15, 2017.   “Our focus from day one has been to build kayaks that are optimized for fishability,” says Bonafide Kayaks CEO Luther Cifers. “To get there, we knew we needed to execute well on performance, features and form. That meant taking risks, trying new things, measuring the results and […]

Shimano Curado K Debuts at ICAST 2017 with Same Price Point

With a new look and technology focused on reliability and durability, Shimano’s all-new Curado 200 K series baitcasting reels are ready for anything from hardcore tournament use, to day-after-day, weekend-after-weekend performance. The Curado K will be available in all six sizes for $179.99. A long-time favorite among bass anglers and also for coastal saltwater use, the six new Curado 200K reels – both left- and right-hand retrieve models offered – […]

Luther Cifers Announces New Kayak Brand Bonafide

Bonafide Kayaks to Debut in 2017 as Fishing Kayak Manufacturer Burkeville, VA – November 10, 2016 – Luther Cifers announced today the formation of a new company, Bonafide Kayaks, a US manufacturer of premium fishing kayaks. With an official brand launch in January 2017, the company’s first fishing kayak is scheduled to debut at the iCAST (International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades) tradeshow in Orlando, FL in July of 2017. […]

Fishing Reel Rankings for 2016

Spending time at outdoor shows, tackle shops, and making a few too many purchases has allowed me to play with a lot of different reels this year. Some are pretty new and some have been around for more than a year. I wanted to make two lists. The first will have all the fishing reel rankings in order. The second will be more of an EVERYMAN approach and rank the […]

Does Sexualizing Outdoor Brands Sell Product?

For many outdoor companies, even kayak companies, the question will eventually come up. “Will a scantily clad woman in one of our [kayaks] sell more of our products?” We haven’t seen it yet, but with the trends of Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram fame for women repping products moving the way they are, it could be around the corner. Lots of views and impressions but to what end? You see it in […]