The Assault Hand Paddle from Backwater Paddle Company is going to make kayak fishing a whole lot easier. It's the perfect paddle when you need to move just a few feet or adjust the position your boat while holding still holding on to your rod. The Assault paddle is a must-have for fishing in windy conditions to keep your boat facing the right direction. It's lightweight and has a slim profile so it's easy to tuck next to your seat or at your feet to keep it handy. The hook is useful for grabbing on to the dock to pull yourself in or for retrieving your line. You can use the serrated edge of the paddle to push off shore or any tree roots you find yourself up against. This handy paddle has a UV protective coating, a wrist leash, and it floats! You can also keep it in a hatch to use as an emergency paddle. This is a well-designed paddle that you'll end up reaching for over and over again.
|Length:||22 in / 55.88 cm|
|Width:||6 in / 15.24 cm|
|Weight:||12 oz / 340.19 g|
I bought this paddle so I wouldn't have to use the regular paddle to make minor adjustments while I'm fishing. I like to put the regular paddle in the holder when I'm fishing, this small paddle allows this.
Handy item to have on-board your kayak. Multiple uses. Not really suitable for an emergency paddle though. A little over-priced though; I think $20 would be more like it.
Great little paddle for sculling while fishing. The hook and serrated edge gets a lot of use in ponds with stumps and brush. Well worth the price.
I have a Hobie Mirage drive and found this paddle very useful. It is quick and convenient to grab and use while holding you rod in the other hand. I highly recommend getting a leash or tying it on, as I lost mine after several times of using it the first day. ASK was quick to ship another one.