Kayaks And Sharks

Kayaking and Sharks

The fear of sharks can ruin your trips, especially if you’ve recently read about shark attacks. It’s indeed frightening, but do you know what the odds of encountering a shark while kayaking are? We did all the necessary research, and turns out the chance of your life being under danger due to a shark is 1 in 3,748,067 . Also, we outlined the essential measures that should be taken if you came across a shark while kayaking. With that being said, let’s get right into it! Do Sharks Get Attracted to Kayaks? The short answer is no. The media has …

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Approaching a Low-head Dam in a Canoe or Kayak

What To Do When Approaching a Low-head Dam

Canoeing and kayaking are among the most enjoyable water sports that are becoming more popular than ever. While these activities are beneficial in various ways, they can be hazardous if you don’t follow the necessary safety measures.  One of the most dangerous situations that you might encounter while kayaking is coming across a low-head dam. The number of fatalities is remarkably increasing, especially now that these outdoor activities are a stress-relief for many of us.  With that being said, we’re here to talk to you about how you can handle this particular predicament so that you can have a pleasant …

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How To Transport A Kayak In A Truck

How to Transport a Kayak in a Truck

As exciting as kayaking can be, transporting a kayak isn’t as exciting. It’s one of the things you might sweat over, especially if you live away from any lakes or rivers.  The most popular types of kayaks on the market are hardshell ones and inflatable ones. And although hardshell kayaks are more durable than the inflatable ones, they’re not easy to transport. However, that’s not much of an issue when you have a truck, not for the biggest part.  Because it can be a little challenging to fit the kayak on the truck, we prepared some simple steps to help …

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kayaking with kids

Kayaking with Kids

Kayaking is an excellent exercise to take up at any age. It easily boosts your mental health quite a few notches, while exercising major sets of muscles simultaneously. It’s also one of the most exciting methods of exploring new routes and places, whether for pure adventure or fishing. What we’re going to discuss today is the dilemma of whether or not to bring your kid along with you on a kayaking trip. The short answer to this is yes, it’ll be beneficial and exciting for your child, and it’ll prove to be a great fun bonding experience for both of …

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Can You Get A Dui On A Kayak

Can you get a DUI on a kayak?

Kayaking on a beautiful-weather day can be a delightful experience, and what better way is there to make the night even more epic than a couple of beers? While kayaks aren’t full-blown boats with motors and control rooms, they’re still considered vessels on the public waterways, which means that you can actually get a driving under the influence “DUI” fine, or in this case, boating under the influence “BUI.” In this post, we’ll show you exactly when, why, and how you could get a DUI on a kayak so you can avoid it.  What is the Penalty for a DUI …

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How to Kayak - A Beginner's Guide

How to Kayak

You’re still wondering how to get your kayak into the water, huh? In this article, we’ll walk you through the basic rules of kayaking. You’ll know what to take with you on your trip, how to paddle, and how to direct your kayak. Of course, it’d be best if you hired a professional kayak trainer when you step into the water for the first time to guarantee your safety, so take that into consideration.  Let’s delve into it! How to Get Ready Kayak The first and most essential part of a kayaking trip is to have a comfortable kayak that …

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A Beginner's Guide to Kayak Fishing

A Beginner’s Guide to Kayak Fishing

Kayak fishing is getting more popular among anglers, and for a good reason. Kayaks are lighter, sturdier, and more mobile than boats. Not to mention that their slender design makes it easier to access tight locations that’d be inaccessible with a boat. If you’re a beginner in the kayak fishing world, this is where to start. We’ll walk you through everything you need to know about kayak fishing, the gear you need, and some extra tips and tricks.  1. Choosing the Right Kayak Propulsion System There are three ways you can propel an angling kayak. You can use a conventional …

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The 11 Best Tips for Kayaking Safely

Kayaking Safely

Are you preparing your kayak for a new adventure? Or a quick paddle in a nearby lake?  Perhaps you’ve thought about many things before your trip and you feel well-prepared. What you may have missed are the safety precautions you have to take before grabbing your paddler. You need to take some time to evaluate the trip, the dangers you may encounter, and whether or not you have the required safety gear. Below are 10 tips that you can follow for kayaking safely. 1. Check the Weather Forecast It’s probably not a good idea to go kayaking during a thunderstorm, …

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How To Choose a Kayak

How to Choose a Kayak

Kayaking is one of the most versatile water-based pastimes because it allows you to travel over nearly all bodies of water. From exploring scenic estuaries to reaching beachside campgrounds, kayaking is just a complete bundle of limitless voyaging and fun for you and your family.  In order to ensure a smooth kayaking expedition, you have to choose a kayak that’s appropriate for your skill level and the environment you’re planning on kayaking in. This brief article will help shed light on how to choose a kayak that meets your needs and skill level, so stick around.  1. Type of Environment …

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How to Set Up Your Kayak for Fishing

How to Set Up Your Kayak for Fishing

Kayak fishing is increasingly getting more popular among anglers. Kayaks are durable, and due to their compact size, they allow you to fish in tight areas that would otherwise be inaccessible with a regular boat. Setting up your kayak for fishing is as easy as it gets. All you have to do is make a checklist for all the gear you need for your kayak fishing trip and ensure that everything is maintained and works as it should.  To make things easier for you, we’ve crafted this guide to help you to set up your kayak for fishing and ensure …

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