Best Kayak Fishing PFDs

Whether you prefer hunting eddies for trout, working cover for largemouth, or spotting redfish in the shallows, the thrill of kayak fishing will hook you for a lifetime. And as any experienced angler will tell you, no day on the water is safe without a personal floatation device (PFD). Required by law, a PFD isn’t … Read more

Guide To Buying A Sea Kayak

There are many joys of sea kayaking that simply can’t be experienced on lakes or rivers. The variety of marine life you can observe is reason alone to seriously look into purchasing your own sea kayak.  While there are certainly different environmental considerations to account for when sea kayaking, the rewards are worth the added … Read more

Kayak Emergency Kit – Items To Bring When Kayaking

Most kayakers, whether you’re a complete beginner or a seasoned expert, dream of all the fun they’re going to have on the water. Kayaks give us unparalleled access to places that other watercraft just can’t access. As many experienced kayakers know, that extra freedom comes with added responsibility. A kayaker must be able to perform … Read more

How To Store Kayak Outside In Winter

Winter can wreak havoc on a kayak. Cold temperatures and more moisture can combine to create a recipe for damage to your kayaks that can drastically reduce their lifespan. In fact, properly storing your kayak when it’s not in use is important in any season. If you’re a new kayak owner, taking the time to … Read more

How To Lock Up A Kayak?

Knowing how to lock up a kayak is important whether you own a personal kayak or you’re running a commercial business with multiple kayaks you need to keep secure. But the best way to lock up a kayak can depend on many factors. If you don’t have a dedicated outdoor kayak rack where you store … Read more

How To Kayak Fish?

Whether you’re familiar with recreational kayaking or you’re entirely new to the sport, there is a lot to think about when you’re making the transition from regular kayaking to kayak fishing. Learning how to kayak fish isn’t overly complicated but it can take some time to perfect your technique and maximize your efficiency on the … Read more

Do Alligators Attack Kayaks? Tips To Stay Safe

In light of some recent stories, there seems to be a spreading fear that kayakers are an at-risk population when it comes to alligator attacks. So we thought we’d address the elephant in the room to make sure there aren’t too many rumors and misconceptions floating around out there about this scary question: do alligators … Read more

5 Best Kayak Milk Crates Ideas

Pretty much all kayak anglers have the same problem: there’s never quite enough secure storage space available on a kayak for all of your essential kayak fishing gear. That’s why some folks browse the best milk crate ideas for kayaks. Adding a milk crate in the bow or stern storage compartment of your kayak will … Read more

13 Different Types Of Kayak Hulls

Different Types of Kayak Hulls

The many different types of kayak hulls out there will significantly impact the performance of a kayak. If you are new to the sport, knowing more about those impacts will help you prepare for them and, ultimately, choose a kayak that fits your paddling style. From recreational kayaks for calm lake days to touring kayaks … Read more

How To Kayak Alone? Top Safety Tips

Personally, I always prefer if I can find a partner for my kayaking adventures. The reality, however, is that I often wind up pulling from my knowledge of how to kayak alone if nobody else wants to accompany me. Solo kayakers need to be a little bit more prepared and mindful than others. If something … Read more

Is Kayaking Expensive?

Before you start kayaking, cost is one thing that you will probably be concerned with. The one question that you are probably asking yourself is, “Is kayaking expensive?” Although kayaking may seem like the type of activity that would cost a lot of money to start, it can be relatively affordable if you do your … Read more

Hypothermia

Hypothermia is easily treatable but can be very dangerous. If you are ever going to be out in the wilderness overnight, especially if you are going to be around the water, you should make sure that you have a good understanding of what hypothermia is. It has been said that hypothermia is always treatable – … Read more

How to Tie a Sheet Bend Knot

The sheet bend knot is a great knot to quickly tie to ropes together. This kayaking knot can be an alternative to the double fisherman’s knot. Step 1: Double up the middle of one of your ropes. Step 2: Bring the end of the other rope underneath the loop and then around both sides of the loop. Step 3: Bring the … Read more