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The “Big Tuna,” Jackson’s Newest Tandem Fishing Kayak

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Jackson Kayak has once again teamed up with professional kayak angler pioneer Drew Gregory to announce the release of their newest fishing kayak, the Big Tuna – a solo or tandem fishing vessel. This is the third fishing kayak that … more

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2012 Biscayne Newest Skiff Offering from Hell’s Bay

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After one year plus of “real world” development in the Florida Keys, Hell’s Bay Boatworks has introduced the new, redesigned Biscayne. This 16–foot V bottom skiff was designed to handle the rigors of rough, open water crossings and the company … more

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Creek Company Unveils Frameless Fishing Craft

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Colorado-based Creek Company celebrates its 25th anniversary with the introduction of a newly designed personal fishing vessel—the Voyager Frameless Pontoon—that is half the size and weight of anything in its class. The innovation advances access to and enjoyment of fishing … more

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New Fishing Kayak From Wilderness Systems

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Wilderness Systems Kayaks are unveiling the Ride 115 Angler for spring 2012 and claim it’s the first kayak under 12 feet long that you can actually comfortably stand in, which could bode well for fly anglers. Being relatively short it … more

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Boulder Boat Works and Yeti Coolers

Boulder Boat Works, makers of polymer-hull driftboats, have improved upon their latest boat—the Convertible River Taxi—by adding one of the toughest coolers on the market to the options list. BBW now offers a 120-quart or 75-quart Yeti cooler on all … more

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Videos: Fly Fishing with Stand Up Paddle Boards (SUPs)

From the looks of the videos, fly fishing from stand up paddle boards has one thing in common with professional women’s beach volleyball: buff bodies and tiny bikinis.  Is it enough to generate support for televised tournaments?   Who knows? … more

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Stand Up Paddleboards 101

Stand Up Paddleboards (SUP) originated in Hawaii as an easy way for surf instructors and photographers to better see what was going on around them. The popularity of SUPs has increased dramatically over recent years, with fly anglers beginning to take … more

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That SUP Thing

Linda Brown sells stand-up paddleboards.  She teaches yoga and fitness, and she also throws flies from what she calls the perfect vessel for flat-water fishing.  “‘I fly fish and you can sneak up on the fish, unlike any other effort I … more

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Three Watercraft from Hobie Cat

Pro Angler The 13-foot 8-inch long by 38-inch wide Pro Angler from Hobie Cat is designed for those who want the amenities of a large boat, including stability and spacious storage, combined with the user-friendly benefits of a smaller fishing boat … more

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The Flow Skiff from Adipose Boatworks

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Adipose Boatworks‘s Flow Skiff is 15-feet 4-inches long and has a 58-inch-wide bottom. This gives the boat a large footprint on the water, allowing it to float higher and drier. This wide footprint makes the boat more stable when weight … more

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