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  • Boats

    Take the training wheels off

    Never use Oar-rights again I might catch bunch of flack for this next comment, but here goes. I really believe it. If you're running oar-rights on your rig, you're not not nearly as an efficient or proficient as a rower who doesn't. Especially while fishing. You simply cannot utilize all of the rowing techniques and…

  • Trout Talk Boats

    ‘A fair curve from a noble plan’

    Need advice… “gonna build me a boat.” My whole life has been shaped by water. If I’m not on water… on a lake, or an ocean, or especially a river… riding the currents and such, I get downright cranky. I’m still like a baby that needs rocking. I also consider Guy Clark to be among the…

  • Boats

    Back that trailer up

    It’s a common scenario. You pull up ready for a day on the water and the boat ramp is a circus. Gear, dogs, boats and people everywhere. You’ve done your due diligence and prepared your boat off to the side and are now ready to launch. I’ve had a couple of stressful moments trying to…

  • Boats

    Is owning seven boats a problem? Or a solution?

    I have seven boats. I say that not to brag, but more like a confession in a 12-step program. There I said it. I have a problem. It’s slightly embarrassing. It’s an expensive habit on which I’ve wasted far too much money and even more time, but… I literally can’t help myself. It started innocently…

  • Boats

    Video: Raft Tear Field Repair

    Last week Josh posted a piece on valve repair, and I want to take it a little bit further with a very in-depth video from the folks at Rafting Magazine and Sotar rafts about field repair for raft tears using both a traditional repair kit and a handy product called Tear-Aid. Tear-Aid is an indispensable…