How to Find Rivers and Lakes on Google Earth

While I’ve got nothing against paddling on the most popular lakes and rivers, most of my favorite experiences come from the less-paddled rivers and lakes. Finding those rivers and lakes has become much easier in the 21st century, thanks to great tools like Google Earth. … Read more

Intex Seahawk 4 Inflatable Boat Review

They say that much of life comes down to having the right friends. Usually, this comes down to two things: having a boat friend and a truck friend. Ironically, the realities of owning a boat mean that these two friends are almost always one and … Read more

How Much Do Inflatable Kayaks Weigh?

One of my favorite reasons for owning an inflatable kayak is the lighter weight in comparison to similar hardshell kayaks. So, how much does an average inflatable kayak weigh? In short, an average inflatable kayak for solo paddlers weighs around 30 pounds (13.6 kg) and … Read more

11 Reasons Why I Bought an Inflatable Boat

So, you’re interested in buying an inflatable boat, but you might have some questions. Anyone who’s ever gone the inflatable boat route has been there. I know I was a little skeptical at first, but I have learned much along the way. Before we go … Read more

How I Fish Remote Lakes In My Local Area

I’ve always loved fishing, and for most of my life, this has meant fishing for panfish in the Northwoods of Wisconsin on a full recreation lake. I’ll always appreciate that kind of fishing, but lately, I’ve been hankering for something a little different: fishing isolated … Read more

Difference Between Inflatable Boats and Inflatable Kayaks

When I was in the process of buying my inflatable boat, I’m pretty sure I routinely mixed up the terms ‘inflatable boat’ and ‘inflatable kayak.’ To avoid further confusion, I did some research to figure out exactly what the differences and similarities were between the … Read more

Are Inflatable Boats Good for Fishing?

Having never fished from an inflatable boat before, I remember being pretty skeptical when I first gave it a shot. What I’ve learned since has opened my eyes to a whole new world of fishing. So, are inflatable boats any good for fishing? Many inflatable … Read more

How Durable are Inflatable Kayaks?

Without a doubt, anyone who’s ever bought, ridden in or even looked at an inflatable kayak first thought this: Is that thing durable enough for me to trust it? I certainly remember thinking that and having initial doubts. So, how durable are inflatable kayaks? Inflatable … Read more