The Rogue River

I’ve been fortunate to have visited many places in the world.  Growing up as a military brat, we moved around a bit overseas.  I’ve seen Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark, Belgium, The Netherlands, Italy, Korea and Japan; just to name a few.  The company I work for is based in Southern Oregon

2013 Hobie Outback with Jackson Seat

I was tired of the Hobie Outback seat in pre 2015 Outback models.  I just turned 38 and stand 5’11”, 210 lbs.  After a few hours of fishing, I began to notice increasing lower back aches, and at times, a wet behind.  After reaching out to several friends in the kayak community

Lake Texoma Striper

The Striped Bass, or “striper,” are one of the most avidly pursued fish on Lake Texoma.  They can live up to 40 years and reach weights greater than 100 lbs., although those larger than 50 lbs. are very rare. They are highly prized for their size, strength and fight on the

2013 Hobie Outback

Hands free!!! Yesterday, I picked up my first hands free, pedal powered kayak, the 2013 Hobie Outback.  I bought it used and saved myself a ton of money.  The folks over at Mariner Sails were as always, a pleasure to work with.  This particular boat, apparently comes with some good fishing

Bora Bora Fishing

It’s a well-known fact that if you want to catch fish you need to know how to find them, and to find the fish, you need to find the birds.  Birds have a great view from up above and have superior eyesight that helps them spot balls of baitfish.  When

Bora Bora Part 3

(If you’re just joining me, start back at Part 1 and Part 2 of this 3-part series) Bora Bora’s airport is on Motu Mute, a flat island on the northwestern edge of the barrier reef. U.S. marines built the airstrip during World War II when Bora Bora was a major refueling stop on

Bora Bora Part 2

We arrived at the Papeete Airport in Tahiti on Friday at 5:30 AM local time.  After a quick bite to eat and short layover, we were on our way to Rangiroa.  Rangiroa is the largest atoll in the Tuamotu Archipelago.  An atoll is a ring-shaped coral reef that encircles a lagoon

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