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Let’s go fishing

Global Paddler Fishing Photo 1 In Australia, anyone who goes channel surfing on a weekend afternoon is sure to find an hour or two of television programming dedicated entirely to fishing. There’s a good reason for that. It is one of the most popular pastimes in the country. In 2003, The National Recreational and Indigenous Fishing Survey reported that “An […]

Ultra PFD paddling range

Ultra PFD paddling range by Robb McKenna from Ultra PFD Ultra make paddling vests for all kinds of users and situations. We design and manufacture so you can be sure that everything you buy is 100% Ultra. Ultra’s wide range sometimes makes it hard to choose the right PFD (personal flotation device) so here is a brief introduction of […]

What’s this about canoeing?

Canoes Feature Photo by Allana Bold from Rosco Canoes & Kayaks So, at what point does one choose a canoe over other styles of paddle craft? Owning a canoe will offer endless opportunities for adventure. Canoes have many benefits that traditional sit on top kayaks, touring kayaks and sea kayaks don’t offer. We remember back in the 60’s […]

Canoe Fishing 101

Canoe Fishing 101 - Feature Photo by Simon Fitzpatrick from Northern Rivers Sportfishing There I was standing on the surface, like Jesus walking on the water. Only I didn’t have to walk. As the river moved me along, I could see occasional big green fish in eddies behind the rocks. Immediately I would snap out a cast and hope to connect […]

Surf Ski or Kayak?

Surf Ski Feature Photo by Helen Morrow from Paddlecraft Kayaks In the paddling world, one of the biggest changes in the past few years has been the amount of paddlers abandoning their kayaks and jumping onto the more stable surf skis now being offered by many manufacturers. Whether it is the baby boomers shunning their sea kayaks, a mid […]