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4 Featherweight Boats You Need to Try

In a time when paddlesports brands are trending toward heavier boats, Hurricane Kayaks offers a refreshing contrast. They've consistently produced featherweight boats that handle beautifully, thanks to thermoformed Trylon construction.  It's…

4 Tips for Fishing in the Dark

Summer’s arrived in western North Carolina and a very wet spring means mountain rivers and streams are higher and faster than they were last year. While that’s a welcome change, the longer days and higher temperatures of July and August…

Kayak Fishing: Paddle vs. Pedal

Many of us got into kayak fishing because of its affordability, ease of entry, and overall simplicity. It’s also an eco-friendly way to have fun and get exercise. With the addition of pedal drives becoming more prevalent, choosing your next…

Fall Kayak Fishing Basics

The sun is setting on summer. Fall is here and brings with it the start of the fall kayak fishing season. With the exception of a few weeks in from the latter half of June to the start of August, Western North Carolina anglers don’t see the…

What's the Deal with Kayak Fishing in Western North Carolina?

In the last decade, cleanup efforts have lead to an explosion in Stand up Paddleboarding, kayaking, and tubing on our mountain rivers and streams. Kayak fishing has taken off in Western North Carolina over the past couple of years as a relaxing…