Kayak Gear

Keeping it Dry – Best Dry Bags for Kayaking 620 350 BassGrab

Keeping it Dry – Best Dry Bags for Kayaking

Keeping gear dry is essential for a great day on the water and it is important to choose a reputable brand when you start your search for the best dry bag. The market is flooded with dry bags and what it comes down to is if you need just a splash proof bag or one that can handle going over the falls.

Best Kayak Fishing Anchors 620 350 BassGrab

Best Kayak Fishing Anchors

When I first started kayaking I was one of those people that would use anything heavy as a kayak anchor. I brought along old dumbbells, cinder blocks, metal plates, rocks, you name it. It was only over time I realized that an anchor doesn’t have to be heavy to do a good job – in fact the best anchor is going to be light.

C-TUG Ultimate Kayak Cart 620 350 BassGrab
C-Tug Kayak Cart

C-TUG Ultimate Kayak Cart

C-TUG makes one of the higher end kayak carts available and their design is definitely different than the normal metal tube frame with rubber tires found on most carts. The neon green pads and slick black frame really makes it stand out and it just looks like a solid cart all around. I had the chance to run this cart down some rocks, steps, and slopes with a 13′ kayak – see how it handles.

Scotty Rod Mounts 620 350 BassGrab

Scotty Rod Mounts

Kayak rod mounting systems on the market today are excellent and there are a wide variety to choose from due the increasing popularity of kayak fishing. A few things to look for are rigidity, adjustability, and accessibility when it comes to a holder for fishing rods. Scotty mounts consistently deliver on all three of these, and they have excellent bases that keep the rod holders very secure.

Assault Hand Paddle Review 620 350 BassGrab
Assualt Hand Kayak Paddle

Assault Hand Paddle Review

It’s always fun working with smaller companies who have come up with a great fishing tool, and Backwater Paddles has done exactly that. The Assault Hand Paddle concept is simple – a paddle you can use with one hand that’s sturdy as a rock. The team at Backwater Paddle Company kept kayak anglers in mind when designing this hand paddle.