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Product feature: Kayak storage solution- RAILBLAZA StarPort wall sling

  If you’re looking for any easier way to store your kayak, ski or SUP RAILBLAZA has the answer with the StarPort wall sling. I have recently started using it to store kayaks around the house and this week am at the family holiday home where I have transferred the Wall sling to store my

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Compact camera reviews for use on kayaks and outdoors,

As many of you know I seldom hit the water without my cameras, currently I am using the Panasonic Lumix FT3 and the GoPro HD2 .. to get all the footage in my videos and blog posts. I generally have them mounted to the kayak using the Railblaza camera booms (600 & 150) which offer greater versatility for

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How to fit a fishfinder to the Barracuda Kayak Fish Pro

I have been asked on many occasions how I have fitted my Fish Finder the Barracuda kayak Fish Pro.. Here is a rundown of the install; this install will be of use to anyone mounting a transducer inside the kayak to read through the hull Before we go into my installation I will just briefly

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Spearfishing Meditation

Here is a an article I found recently which os a good read for anyone interested in trying spearfishing. Local freedivers hunt both seafood and serenity. By Walter Ryce Thursday, January 26, 2012 Bryan Mabrey slides off the side of a red, 16-foot Tarpon kayak. He’s a half mile from shore, 24-inch plastic fins strapped to

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The benefits to surfing your Fishing Kayak

For any kayaker looking to increase confidence, skill, understanding of there kayak or just for some fun …kayak surfing would have to be the best way to answer all these needs. This is especially relevant to fisherman looking to get into kayak fishing for the purpose of fishing offshore where they will ineviatably be faced with waves.

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Spearfishing Trip..the gear I use and some tips on how to use the kayaks as a platform

Over the xmas holiday I planned several trips in the kayak to snorkel for crayfish, scollops and do a bit of spearfishing..however the wind and rain meant I only managed to get out once. This quick trip report is from that session I have put a few images into a slide show below or if

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How to get back on your sit on top kayak

Are you confident you can get back onto your sit on top kayak if you fell out? This is something that anyone looking to get into kayaking should consider and without knowing how to do this could result in putting yourself and others in danger. Now I dont want to sound like a kill joy so let

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Bow line attachment points

Bow line attachment points…. [image align=”center” icon=”zoom” lightbox=”true” size=”medium”]http://www.paddleguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/P1000299.jpg[/image] Here’s a simple ingenuous little product I have to share with you!!  On a recent sales trip to Wellington I stumbled upon this cleaver little piece of kit designed  by Andy & Canoe & Kayak Wellington…the product is called bow attachments and is a simple anchor

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Kayak fishing with a longline

Kayak Long Line fishing article written for NZKayak Magazine in 2009 [image icon=”zoom” lightbox=”true”]http://www.paddleguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/P1010026.jpg[/image] The benefits of kayaks, as a fishing platform have been recognized by long line fisherman for years in NZ. Whilst I have been fishing from kayaks for several years now it is only recently that I have had a chance to

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Kayaking & Snorkeling with nature

  Through Kayaking you get to see nature in a way that not many others can. The quiet, unthreatening nature of kayaks means that most animals and sea creatures will carry on about their business while you observe or catch them on film. I have spent countless hours on the water seeing some amazing things

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