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Backwater Assassin Paddle

REVIEW: Backwater Assassin Kayak Paddle

You may have heard of Backwater Paddles over the years, and you may have even seen their Assault Hand Paddle, a one handed quick adjustment paddle for a kayak. Now they’ve taken the hook and teeth concept to a full sized, double bladed kayak paddle called the Backwater Assassin Kayak Paddle. I got one ordered and spent several hours at a Heroes on the Water event last weekend putting it […]

Backwater Assassin Paddle

New: Backwater Assassin Carbon Fiber Hybrid Paddle

YakGear’s latest product releases, Backwater Paddle Company paddles, arm individuals with what they need to navigate the waters and embrace the adventure. Backwater Paddle Company’s newest innovation, the Backwater Assassin Carbon Fiber Hybrid Paddle, is a full shaft, double-bladed paddle available now through yakgear.com and local dealers. The Assassin’s teeth allow paddlers to push off the shore or rocks, while its hook makes it simple to grab limbs to pull […]

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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 […]

A Bent Paddle Shaft Cures Tennis Elbow?

My pain was at the point where lifting an iPad caused great pain. I knew something had to be done. Contributed by Cody Carpenter, Wilderness Systems Pro Kayak paddles have evolved just as much as the kayaks have in recent years, but how do they enhance your paddling experience? The newest kayak features are usually very apparent to most paddlers but not so much with paddles. I only recognized one […]

VIDEO: Accent Hero Angler Overview and HOW

Robert Field walks us through the new Hero Angler performance fishing paddle from Accent Paddles. This paddle was built around a new partnership between Accent and Heroes on the Water, a non-profit organization that benefits and helps rehabilitate our nation’s wounded veterans. For every one of these paddles sold, Accent will be donating $20 to Heroes on the Water. This paddle is lightweight, durable and has multiple features for anglers […]

Assault Hand Paddle by Backwater Paddle Company

Contributed by Aaron Stiger  How many times have you found yourself floating down a river, or holding a spot on flat water when the current or wind takes you past the area you intended to fish. You are now out of position, and handling your paddle is noisy, clunky and will more than likely scare away any fish in the area. In situations like this, especially in the fall when […]

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VIDEO: Choosing the Correct Paddle Length

John “Toast” Oast from Fishyaker.com and the HOOK 1 Crew gives an overview of important concepts to consider when choosing a paddle for kayak fishing, especially on a sit-on-top kayak.