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The World’s First Inflatable Flats Boat

AIRBORN™, makers of a series of inflatable boats have announced a new product to the line-up: the inflatable flats boat, Bare Bones, bringing affordability, versatility and accessibility to flats fishing. “Flats boats have traditionally been poled on the flats, a … more

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New from Jackson Kayak

Crafted for practical purposes, like increased visibility and safety and the luxury of leaving the headlamp at home, the new Illuminati from Tennessee-based Jackson Kayak also handily result in a high coolness factor: it glows in the dark. Read the … more

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Video: NRS Clearwater Drifter Inflatable Boat

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Jim McAllister of NRS talks to us about the company’s newest offering in the fishing world, the Clearwater Drifter. The Clearwater Drifter ($5995 MSRP) is made of drop-stitch PVC and can be inflated to around 9 psi–creating a rigid, framed … more

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Badfish Stand Up Paddle Board

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Offering better viewing for sight fishing, the new inflatable Stand Up Paddle board from Badfish is ideal for high mountain and flats fishing, with its 40 inch width and 11 foot length compacting into a back pack it is easily … more

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Creek Company Announces Voyager 2

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Creek Company, based in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, is celebrating its 25th anniversary with the announcement of a new watercraft, the Voyager 2. Based on the popular Voyager Frameless, the Voyager 2 is also of frameless construction, producing an ultra-light product … more

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Dragonfly Fly Fisher: the Kayak You Can Pole, Paddle or Propel

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I like fishing boats and seem to be collecting a number of them, much to my wife’s chagrin. I have an Outcast raft, a custom inflatable rowing “canoe” with a trolling motor we like to call “mini boat,” a john … more

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Video: Native Watercraft “Slayer” Kayak

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At the Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City, Woody Calloway and Shane Benedict introduce the newest offering from Native Watercraft: The Slayer. Among the many design features include a rail system (for bungees, rod mounts, or GoPro cameras), foam-covered … more

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Quick Tip: Using Aquaseal for Quick and Easy Raft Repair

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Everyone knows that you can use Aquaseal to repair waders in the field, but have you ever thought about it for fixing a damaged raft? I’ve always been afraid of the big multi-chemical and material patch kit my boat repair … more

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Behind the Scenes: Boulder Boat Works Polymer Hull Drift Boats

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The tool wall you see here is just one of many at the Boulder Boat Works “skunk works” just north of Boulder, Colorado. The gents at the workshop there manufacture drift boats out of marine grade, U.V.-protected, VHMW-PE plastic. That’s … more

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Video: Fly Fishing from a SUP

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A couple weeks ago I had the pleasure of speaking with kayak-fishing guru David Hadden of Freedom Hawk Kayaks about his new Stand Up Paddle board the Predator and how it was different for fishing than other SUPs. David told … more

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