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Entries from August 2011

Keeping it Clean

August 30th, 2011 · 3 Comments

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Oregon, this last weekend, joined its neighboring states of Washington and Idaho with mandatory boat inspection stations. Kayaks are not exempt from these inspections which seek out possible invasive species that include quagga mussels, eurasian milfoil, and more. Failure to stop will get you pulled over, and ticketed by the state patrol. Let’s take a […]

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Tags: Safety

Mothership – not of the Parliament kind.

August 28th, 2011 · 4 Comments

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I’m preparing for my first mothership kayak fishing trip. What’s that? Well, 6 of us are meeting up in Newport, OR, throwing our kayaks on a boat, going 30 miles out, and doing some kayak fishing for albacore tuna. Needless to say, I’m STOKED for the trip.

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Rite in the Rain

August 22nd, 2011 · No Comments

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Keeping a log of your fishing adventures is the best way to keep track of your successes and failures. With time, a glance to the moon phase, tides, and weather can tell you exactly where you need to fish – provided you kept track in the past.  Rite in the Rain makes this even easier […]

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Jackson Kayaks builds a Kayak Fishing Fleet

August 18th, 2011 · 1 Comment

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Things I fell in love with at Outdoor Retailer. Day 1

August 3rd, 2011 · 2 Comments

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Today was the Outdoor Retailer on site demo day; a chance for folks to get out on the water and use kayaks and SUPs from attending exhibitors. Many other exhibitors were there as well. Here are some of the things I loved (you’ll need to google the links, I’m writing this from my iPhone) Fikking […]

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Tags: Gear