Ric Burnley

Boat Review: Pakayak Bluefin 14 Packable Kayak

Until recently, a kayak’s off-water stealth didn’t factor into most paddlers’ purchasing decisions. Portable kayaks—an eclectic catch-all of inflatable, folding and sectional models—appealed chiefly to space-starved urban paddlers prioritizing...

Kokatat Hustle PFD and HustleR Rescue PFD

Getting into your kayak without a life vest is like driving your car without a seatbelt. Not only might you run into trouble and endanger yourself, but failing to...

Suspenz SUP Beach Cart and EZ-Fold SUP Stand

Standup paddleboards are a great grab-and-go option for water babies, but longer, wider and heavier boards still need some help getting to the launch. Suspenz developed the Double Up SUP...
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Kokatat Huck 50 Throw Bag with Belt

In a rescue emergency, every second counts. Kokatat’s new Huck 50 Throw Bag with Belt is designed to deploy quickly and reliably. The 50-foot, quarter-inch, floating polyethylene core rope...

Stealth Rod Holders Hits The Scene With Smart Security

New in the kayak accessory game, Stealth brings high quality and unique solutions to their new rod holder. Their QR-2 adjustable rod holder has a pressure sensitive latch that...

Scotty Keeps Innovating With New Fish Finder Mount And...

Scotty has been designing innovative accessories for anglers for decades and they continue to bring cool new mounts to the water. This summer, Scotty introduced a new fish-finder mount...

Power-Pole’s Ultra-lite Stake-out Pole Cuts Weight Without Sacrificing Strength

Power-Pole anchor systems are on almost every shallow-water tournament boat. Thanks to their Micro anchor, their systems are now on most tournament kayaks, too. This year, they’ve added the...

Plano Jumps Into Kayak Fishing With Cool Crates And...

Plano jumped into the kayak this year with two gear storage options designed to fit in a tankwell. The Soft Crate is a great compliment to a standard milk-crate....

Hobie Launches Guardian Shield At ICAST 2018

Our first stop at ICAST 2018 was the Hobie booth where Keeton Eoff showed off one of the best recent innovations. Fishfinder is a valuable tool but the transducer...