Chris Payne


REVIEW: Shimano Curado K CU201XGK

A long time coming, I finally freed up enough time to really give the Shimano Curado K a good test. This specific review is on the Shimano Curado CU201XGK, an […]

Shimano Curado K Review Payne Outdoors

Salty Scales Review Payne Outdoors Chris Payne

REVIEW: Salty Scales Fishing Shirts

I love a good fishing shirt. My ideal shirt has UPF 50+, is soft with no seams that rub, no buttons, and has to be a long sleeve. If it’s […]


Failure to Demo Results in Big Fail

In my 15 years of kayak fishing, I’ve learned a lot. For most of my formative time in the sport, I didn’t have mentors and fishing forums that I could […]

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REVIEW: Bonafide SS127 Kayak

It’s not a secret that the Bonafide SS127 has been on the review wish list for me for almost a year now. Watching videos of people paddling the prototype made […]

Bonafide SS127 Kayak Review

Cotton Carrier Camera Harness

REVIEW: Cotton Carrier G3 Camera Harness

A little over a month ago we introduced you to the Cotton Carrier G3 Camera Harness. We’ve run it through the paces and it’s time to weigh in. About the […]