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REVIEW: Leviathan Genesis Kayak Rod

Thanks to the folks at Tightlines Premium Fishing Tackle in Killeen, TX I was able to get a test run with the new Leviathan Genesis Kayak rod. Made with premium […]

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REVIEW: ANGLR Bullseye Bluetooth Fishing Logger

The ANGLR Bullseye is a Bluetooth button that pairs with the free ANGLR app to create the “most powerful and effortless fishing intelligence in the world.” This is the second tracker […]


REVIEW: Bio Bait Switchback

I stopped by my local tackle shop, Tightline Premium Fishing Tackle, in Killeen, TX last week and Chad said he had something new he wanted me to check out. It […]

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Review: Klik Belts 1.5 Inch 2 Ply Belt

I’ll be honest. I’ve had a lot of weight fluctuation this year. I’ve gone from as small as 185 pounds to as heavy as 215. That kind of weight change […]


REVIEW: The 2018 NRS cVest Lifejacket

As a kayak angler, I have frequently discovered products made for a slightly different purpose that works pretty well for what I am needing. The NRS cVest is the most recent […]

NRS cVest Review Payne Outdoors

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 […]


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REVIEW: Favorite Balance Casting Rod

The Favorite Balance casting rod and the other Favorite brand rod models gained popularity through marketing from YouTube fishing channels. I’m typically skeptical of market hype products that only become […]


REVIEW: The North Face Ventrix Jacket

The North Face Ventrix is a jacket that caught my attention. The quick video describing the Ventrix system and how it vents excess heat during aerobic activity seemed like a […]

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REVIEW: UnderCover Flex Truck Bed Cover

After more than three months of testing, today we’re reporting out on the UnderCover Flex truck bed cover, also called a tonneau cover. Our install was on a four-door Chevy Silverado with […]