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Why the Hobie Lynx Is the Ultimate Lightweight Angling Machine

Why the Hobie Lynx Is the Ultimate Lightweight Angling Machine

Posted by Forrest on Jun 15th 2024

To be frank, the Hobie Lynx lacks a lot of what other modern fishing kayaks offer, especially from the same producer. But a Hobie is a Hobie, and the Lynx is exceptionally specialized to offer lightweight fishing performance.Here’s why the Lynx is the best in its class, that is, among ultra-lightweight fishing kayaks.StabilitySmall as it is, the Hobie Lynx wants little in the way of stability. In …
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Caring for the Motor of an Old Town Autopilot 120 Fishing Kayak

Caring for the Motor of an Old Town Autopilot 120 Fishing Kayak

Posted by Forrest on Jun 15th 2024

You have to love the fact that the Old Town Autopilot 120 comes pre-configured with a 12V, 45 lb, saltwater-ready Minn-Kota trolling motor, and is engineered with Spot-Lock technology that helps you hold a position, effortlessly.What you don’t have to love is the (considerably) more involved maintenance involved with caring for a trolling motor as compared to a paddle or even a pedal drive.No worr …
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5 Great Hobie Kayaks from Our Collection

5 Great Hobie Kayaks from Our Collection

Posted by Forrest on May 27th 2024

There’s a reason Hobie has achieved legendary status in the world of boaters, including paddlers and sailors. It’s because Hobie makes some of the finest, most seaworthy vessels history has yet recorded.With that said, here are some of the best Hobie kayaks in our collection, specifically for fishermen.Hobie Outback                  The Hobie Outba …
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Common Problems with Daiwa Fishing Reels (and Solutions)

Common Problems with Daiwa Fishing Reels (and Solutions)

Posted by Forrest on May 23rd 2024

Daiwa fishing reels are some of the best in the industry, and range alongside other well-respected, even legendary brands like Abu Garcia, Penn, Okuma, Lew’s, and Quantum for quality.Whether you’re fishing in saltwater or sweetwater, Daiwa fishing reels perform. But that doesn’t mean they’re impervious to wear, user abuse, and error.Most problems commonly encountered with fishing reels, both conve …
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