Kayaks

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Lockrack

REVIEW: Lockrack Holds Kayaks Without Straps

If you are a kayak angler or a stand up paddleboard enthusiast, cartopping your board or kayak is hard enough without adding in the frustration of straps and locks. Lockrack has come up with a way to secure your board or kayak on top of your vehicle, lock it down, and not have to mess with straps at all. Here’s the ins and outs. The grip coated arms can extend […]

Hobie Compass Mirage

VIDEO: New Hobie Compass Kayak for Under $2K

Hobie has a new pedal drive kayak and it’s less than $2,000. The new Hobie Compass kayak will be available this fall and comes in at $1,949. “We looked at our customer base, and identified a void in the market that the Compass is targeted to fill,” said Doug Skidmore, President of Hobie. “Consumers are looking for a capable and affordable boat, which our engineers have designed. The Hobie Compass […]

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Furniture, Free TVs, and the Value of Add Ons

I’m not sure what it’s like where you live, but in Central Texas, we have furniture store ads running all the time. Maybe Texans buy a lot of furniture or maybe the guys that own the furniture stores just have money to spend. Either way, I give them quite a bit of side eye when their commercial is on. It’s not that I inherently don’t trust commission sales people (or […]

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Jackson Announces Liska as New Entry Kayak

Jackson Kayak announced the Liska today.  The Liska is the modern version of our best-selling Cuda series. Wider, more stable and updated with features that entry-level kayak anglers are looking for … and experienced anglers demand. Versatile inshore/lake kayak fishing platform, the Liska uses the same Hi-Lo trimmable seating as the Cuda HD and MayFly. The Liska Specs Length: 12′ 1” Width 34″ MSRP (US $) coming soon Not Rudder Ready Elite Ergo […]

Yak Power

Yak Power LED Button Kayak Lights Shipping Soon

Southern Audio Services, Inc (SAS), maker of the Yak Power brand of quality 12v electronics control systems and accessories for fishing kayaks, announced today that they will soon begin shipping new LED Button Light Kits. Available in RED, GREEN, BLUE, and WHITE, these new LED Button Lights follow in the plug-and-play tradition for which Yak Power is becoming known. Featuring a 5/8” socket head, anodized aluminum, self tapping, self sealing […]

Old Town Castine

Old Town Launches New Touring Kayaks at OR 2017

Old Town is back on tour with brand-new Castine and Sorrento Series Old Town, ME (July 24, 2017) – For 120 years, expert craftsmen from Old Town Canoes & Kayaks in Old Town, Maine have built some of the world’s finest watercraft. Now, the veteran watercraft engineers at Old Town are once again leading the way in forward-thinking design with two new touring kayaks debuting at Outdoor Retailer. The new touring […]

wilderness systems

Wilderness Systems Announces New Cart and Lifejacket

Wilderness Systems, the industry leader in kayak fishing innovation, today introduces a dozen-plus new accessories designed to enhance kayak anglers’ experiences on the water. “Wilderness Systems accessories give anglers new ways to customize and outfit their kayaks to meet their individual needs,” said Evan Lyendecker, marketing director for Wilderness Systems. “Our accessories are prized for their premium quality, enhanced performance and innovative designs.” PFD Wilderness Systems collaborated with Astral, a […]