Using a fish finder can be very rewarding. You’ll learn the lay of the land beneath the surface, begin to understand when and where fish school up, and hopefully by the end of the day, you’ll be paddling back to shore with a full stringer.
The reality is that a standard PFD can feel bulky when you’re juggling a lot of fishing gear or trying to paddle to a honey spot, ultimately getting in the way of your comfort. Fortunately, there’s a lot of PFDs that address these issues by catering specifically to paddlers and kayak anglers.
CamelBak recently redesigned its reservoirs (also known as bladders) to deliver 20 percent more water, and the new CRUX reservoirs are available in 3L, 3L Lumbar, 1.5L, 2L, and 1.5L. The best part? They’re using their partner TerraCycle to recycle your old reservoirs, so take ’em into any participating dealer to turn yours in and upgrade to a new CRUX reservoir.
New month, new gear! No more fear of missing out on the latest and greatest. Keeping up with our new tradition of a monthly product pick blog to help you keep up with our constantly updating site inventory, we asked the ACK merchandising team on what to spotlight for July.
At the risk of sounding like a broken record, we can’t overstate the importance of sun protection in the summer. The reality of the paddlesports world is that you’re adventuring where there’s little shade to shield you from the sun’s gaze and the unrelenting glare off of the water.
If you’ve thought ahead before your kayak purchase, you may have already purchased a roof rack, bed extender or trailer. But in the eager fog of ordering a kayak, you also may have forgotten. Either way, you’ve got so many options.
Before you get out on the water this weekend, be sure to check your local fishing report! Texas folks, we pulled the below information from the latest report from Texas Parks and Wildlife.
For those transporting their YETI coolers in any way or fashion this summer, you might want to consider investing in some tie-down straps to secure the biggest investment of all. We know a YETI cooler is an investment in general (a worthwhile one, but still!) and it wouldn’t be easy to get over the tragedy of yours overboard.
If you’re a frequent reader of our blog, you may have noticed we recently decided to launch a monthly blog series that digs into the numbers to answer the question “What are people buying?” Here are the top 5 kayaks we sold in May.