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Hobie Kayaks

Hobie Kayaks

Apr 20, 2013

Shrinking wallets, smaller cars, and smaller storage areas have made kayak fishing and kayak recreation eclipse more expensive and expansive alternatives. This past spring, I tested the fast and nimble Hobie Mirage Revolution 11 and Hobie Quest 11 kayaks, shorter and lighter weight versions of the popular Revolution 13 and Quest 13, as well as the new Oasis tandem kayak from Hobie Cat.

Watercraft — Twin Troller X-10

Watercraft — Twin Troller X-10

Apr 15, 2013

BASS founder Ray Scott has devoted a huge part of his business life to small waters fishing. When our conversation turned to President’s Lake, his home water, he said, “Man, you should see this new boat I’m fishing from.” It was the Twin Troller X-10 from Freedom Electric Marine.

Traveling Angler – Mille Lacs Lake

Traveling Angler – Mille Lacs Lake

Oct 1, 2012

Nature turned bold and brilliant and bald eagles soared overhead to signal the fall smallmouth and walleye bite at Mille Lacs Lake. New boats, new baits, and new techniques took center stage.

Watercraft — Boat Control

Watercraft — Boat Control

Jul 2, 2012

The everyday angler cuts his catch into a small fraction of its potential by neglecting to develop the critical skill of boat control. In fact, it can be far more important than casting accuracy. Here are six tips to improve your boat handling.

Watercraft – kayak electronics

Watercraft – kayak electronics

Apr 2, 2012

Kayak fishing last fall reminded me that almost every boat I step into requires some kind of adjustment. Hobie pro Jose Chavez and I adlib a solution to our electronics needs during a kayak outing on Lake Ouachita – and the experience brings back old memories.

Watercraft- Big Water Boat Control

Watercraft- Big Water Boat Control

Feb 27, 2012

Great Lakes smallmouth guru Joe Balog has made a living catching bass on the rough and tumble waters of Lake St. Clair, Lake Huron, and Lake Erie. In exclusive videos, he shares his advice on how to maintain balance while operating a foot-controlled trolling motor in rough seas and how to work your lures and trolling motor in heavy wind and wave action.