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Swell Watercraft Scupper Pro

New Swell Watercraft Scupper 14 Kayak Now in Production

(Bellingham, WA)  After 18 months of intense design and planning, the first production of the highly anticipated Swell Scupper 14 kayak has finally begun. Originally conceived by Ocean Kayak founder Tim Niemier, the Scupper is especially pertinent to kayakers who face tough conditions and cover many miles per day.  It’s easily the fastest recreation sit-on-top kayak money can buy, but it was also designed with safety and stability in mind. […]

kayak anchor trolley

Do I Need to Install a Kayak Anchor Trolley?

Why would I need a kayak anchor trolley? I hear that question quite a bit. Many people are confused on exactly what an anchor trolley does and how it can benefit them when fishing. For the record, an anchor trolley is a way for anglers fishing from a kayak to gain control and flexibility of their boat in situations where the weather or water could prevent them from catching fish. In this […]

Unicorn Kayak Buying

Buying a Unicorn: The Search for the Right Kayak

Buying a kayak for the first time can be daunting. It’s more difficult to choose now than when I bought my first kayak. Back in 2003, I had one option so I bought it for $200. Now, consumers are faced with kayaks across the financial spectrum that have price ranges from $200 to over $4,000 (and even more if outfitted). What I always try to recommend is to write down […]

NRS Rator Bibs Review Payne OutdoorsNRS Rator Bibs Review Payne Outdoors

REVIEW: NRS Raptor Bibs

If you like to fish when it’s cold outside, fish in colder water most of the year, or just don’t like being wet when kayak fishing, you’ve probably considered waders, bibs, or some kind of clothing to keep you dry. Lots of companies offer solutions for these issues but when it comes to kayak specific solutions, NRS gets a lot of talk. The Sidewinder Bibs have been the favorite among […]

keith combs old town

Bass Fishing Friday with Keith Combs

Old Town, ME (April 6, 2018) – Initially, tournament angler, Keith Combs, never imagined he could learn so much from kayak fishing that would help him with his tournament bass angling. The enlightenment came quickly. Today, the Old Town pro relies on kayak fishing not only for fun, but also as a critical part of his practice regimen. Kicking off the second season of Bass Fishing Friday with Keith Combs, Combs shares three critical […]

YakAttak Omega Rod Holder

REVIEW: YakAttack Omega Rod Holder

With a nod to the last letter in the Greek alphabet which signifies the end or last one, the YakAttack Omega rod holder aims to solve a lot of the issues that other rod holders haven’t mastered. After a couple of months playing with the Omega, here is the report out. About the YakAttack Omega Rod Holder From YakAttack:  The slogan for our new Omega series rod holders is “The […]

Bonafide SS127 Payne Outdoors

Bonafide SS127 Least Mentioned Features

After a couple of months and several trips under my belt with the new Bonafide SS127, I’ve found a few things I really like that seem to be barely mentioned when people outside of the company talk about the kayak if even mentioned at all. Luther Cithers hits on all but one of these in his 17-minute overview which came out after I already had the SS127. What I have […]