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Floating

  • Boats

    Learn to tie the king of boat knots

    Problem was I hadn't used this specific anchor line in quite some time and never with this anchor. When I went to clip the carabiner to said anchor it was far to long and would have dragged in the water at points being both unsafe and really annoying. We needed to loose about 4 to 5 inches inches of length on the set up.

    Last weekend we floated the Arkansas River in between Buena Vista and Salida, Colo. We camped and floated two separate days. The camping was fantastic, company spectacular, weather was great, and the fishing pretty darn good. I brought a brand spanking new Tornado Anchor to test specifically on these floats (more on that later). Problem…

  • Boats

    Using the human anchor to catch more fish

    Using the human anchor to catch more fish.

    Anchors seem to be a common talking point when angling boaters get together. How big? How small? What type? How heavy? The debates can go on forever. There's one type, though, that some of you may have not tried though. The human anchor. Seriously. Many years ago I had the privilege of being invited to…

  • Boats

    River etiquette while fishing from a boat

    As winter creeps toward spring, boats are unwrapped, repaired, blown-up and trailers are readied for that first float of the year. As such, I thought it good time to get a conversation going about river etiquette. New to the game? Read on. Been boating for 20 years? Cool. Join the conversation and perhaps float (pun…