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Paddling in Cold Water

Paddling in Cold Water

If you do a lot of sea kayaking, inevitably, you'll encounter some frigid waters.  Not only can the water be bone chilling cold, but it can also be dangerous.  In this post, we'll ...

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Recommendations if You’re Interested in Sea Kayaking

Recommendations if You’re Interested in Sea Kayaking

The practice of kayaking at sea is not at all outlandish, and proof of this is the spectacular increase in sales of these elements in recent years, much of it destined for use in ...

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Top 10 kayaking tips for beginners

Top 10 kayaking tips for beginners

Kayaking can be scary if you're a beginner.  So, in order to help you out, we put together a list of ten tips to help you get started off on the right foot.  So, without further ...

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Tips for the beginner kayaker

Tips for the beginner kayaker

The first time you buy a kayak, it's very easy to feel confused. This is especially true if you listen to too many tips. At Smart Start Kayaking, we often say "different strokes ...

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Finding a Comfortable Kayak

Finding a Comfortable Kayak

If you're a beginner at kayaking, one of the main things you need to make sure of, is that the kayak is comfortable for long periods of time.  The last thing you want is to be out ...

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Tips before buying a fishing kayak

Tips before buying a fishing kayak

Finding the right fishing kayak for kayaking for the first time can be a challenge. Here are some basic tips that make it easier for you to buy your first kayak. Overview If ...

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For the Love of Kayaking in the Ocean

For the Love of Kayaking in the Ocean

We often get a lot of readers sending in their love of kayaks and their adventures taking their kayak out on the water.  So, today we have a quick post from Lisa, who recently ...

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Kayak Maintenance Tips for the Diehard

Kayak Maintenance Tips for the Diehard

Whether you kayak is new or old, there's going to be a time when you'll need to perform some maintenance on it in order to keep it in tip top shape.  So, we've put together some ...

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Kayak Fishing Lines: Braided VS Mono

Kayak Fishing Lines: Braided VS Mono

When asked what kind of fishing line I use people are often surprised to learn that I rarely to never use so-called superlines, braid or fused. I did so for many years before ...

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Fishing Lures to use while Kayaking

Fishing Lures to use while Kayaking

I started gaining true appreciation for blade style lures last year, finding success in estuaries for bread and butter fish as well as off shore, using them to lure snapper, mack ...

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