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Gear Review: Aire Traveler Inflatable Canoe

Gear Review: Aire Traveler Inflatable Canoe

Known more for its line of rafts and IKs, Aire offers one inflatable canoe in its boat quiver. The Traveler sports the standard Aire features – tough 1100-denier outer shell, urethane air chambers, [...]

Rides: Missy Campau’s Wilderness Systems Tsunami 125

Rides: Missy Campau’s Wilderness Systems Tsunami 125

Kayaking has been transformative for Missy Campau, 35, of Port Huron, Michigan. The paddling bug has transformed the upbeat, former stay-at-home mom into a key community volunteer and entrepreneur. Th[...]

5 Paddle-Camping Eye-catchers

5 Paddle-Camping Eye-catchers

A Missouri River Paddler's Top Paddling Gear Picks from the Outdoor Retailer show

First Look: 5 New Paddling Products at Outdoor Retailer

First Look: 5 New Paddling Products at Outdoor Retailer

Astral’s Filepe and Rosa Sandals I’ve been waiting years for a flip-flop that isn’t slippery on top when wet and has good traction in and out of the water. On top of being incredibly[...]

The Catch 120 Fishing Kayak

The Catch 120 Fishing Kayak

THE CATCH 120 FISHING KAYAK BY PELICAN — $TBD Pelican started from scratch when it designed The Catch 120 to be a high performance fishing kayak. A large stern tank well offers plenty of room for al[...]

Deep Six Deck Pack

Deep Six Deck Pack

DEEP SIX DECK PACK BY ADVANCED ELEMENTS — $TBD Built to withstand whatever Mother Nature can dole out, Advanced Elements’ new WaterTech Gear bags are designed to get you and your gear out in the w[...]

Deschutes Carbon Kayak Paddle

Deschutes Carbon Kayak Paddle

DESCHUTES CARBON KAYAK PADDLE BY KIALOA — $TBD Long-time outrigger canoe and SUP-paddle maker Kialoa enters the touring kayak market with the new Deschutes Carbon 2-piece, an ultralight design (just[...]

Baja 100 Standup Paddleboard

Baja 100 Standup Paddleboard

BAJA 100 STANDUP PADDLEBOARD BY PELICAN — $399 Pelican has been using high density polyethylene (HDPE) for years to produce kayaks that are highly durable and sturdy, yet very light. In the Baja 100[...]

Coast and Coast+

Coast and Coast+

COAST AND COAST+ BY ORU — Coast, $1,975; Coast+, $2,475 Employing the same briefcase-to- a-boat folding feature as its shorter predecessors, the Oru Coast is a 16-foot-long, 25-inch-wide touring kay[...]

2016 New Product Preview
Thinback OSFA PFD

Thinback OSFA PFD

THINBACK OSFA PFD BY STOHLQUIST — $80 A great PFD for recreational boaters or SUP’ers looking for a vest to fit the whole family, the new Thinback OSFA (One Size Fits All) fits a 30”-52” chest[...]

Spinner Fishing PFD

Spinner Fishing PFD

SPINNER FISHING PFD BY STOHLQUIST — $70 An economical option for kayak anglers, Stohlquist’s new Spinner Fishing PFD employs a traditional three-buckle entry system and fit, but with greater mobil[...]