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Ric Burnley

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Top 9 Kayak Fishing UltraLight Camping Gear

The obsession starts with a destination. Drop a pin on a satellite image, enter a waypoint on a GPS or scratch a grease pencil...

3 New Livewell’s Are Keeping Your Bait Healthy

Nothing fools a fish faster than live bait. Unfortunately, keeping live bait alive is a pain in the butt. Recent advancements make it easier...

6 Steps On How To Throw A Cast Net

One of the most important stages in an angler’s progression is the transition from buying bait to catching bait. Throwing a cast net is...

Why Did 3 Anglers Kayak Florida’s Longest River?

When Drew Ross agreed to join Bart Swaab and Ben Guise on a 26-day float down northern Florida’s wild St. Johns River, he didn’t...

How To Add Motors & Pedals To Any Kayak, Canoe Or...

So, you have a paddle kayak but you want pedals or a motor? What can you do? Buy a new kayak? Engineer a bracket for...

Is It Better To Paddle or Pedal While Kayak Fishing?

I had just completed a challenging eight-mile paddle across an expansive flat, through a wave-strewn inlet into the open ocean and back. Even though...

NuCanoe Flint Review: Hybrid Fishing Kayak

Right from the start here, I should admit to my bias for NuCanoe. I’ve always liked the hybrid canoe and kayak design for its simplicity...

6 Perfect Kayak Fishing PFDs

The days of bulky, heavy, awkward PFDs are over Hurrah! No more excuses. Your life jacket’s too hot? Try an inflatable. Worried a PFD makes...

Why Add Side-Imaging Sonar To Your Fishing Kayak?

I was paddling across murky water looking for a school of big drum. “There they are,” Dave Narr shouted from his kayak. “Cast to...

Why Ultra-Tough Fishing Rods Bend But Never Break

You’re fighting the fish of a lifetime and you hear a sickening snap. Or you’re closing the car door and it makes a bloodcurdling...