Where to SUP Sarasota and Tampa Bay

In the Sarasota and Tampa Bay area, we’re blessed to have so many areas to go stand up paddle boarding. In this post, we’re going to give you five of our favorite areas to SUP Sarasota and Tampa Bay. South Lido Beach Here you’ll want to get there early, as it’s filled...

4 Kayak Fishing Tips for Beginners

Kayak Fishing is such a popular sport. The kayaks are becoming increasingly more advanced each time a new one comes out. The fishing gear available today is abundant, and there are so many little gadgets you can add to your yak to make it perfectly suitable for you,...

Should You Paddle Alone?

There are pro’s and con’s of paddling alone. Of course you shouldn’t paddle alone if you’re not comfortable paddling anyway. And you should never paddle alone in inclement weather. Sometimes it’s just nice to get out on the water, enjoy the sounds of nature, and enjoy...

Tips to Stay Safe Paddling in a Thunderstorm

Florida is the lightning capital of the country, with over 2,000 lightning strikes in the past 50 years, according to the CDC. Florida also averages seven deaths per year due to lightning. During the summer in the Sarasota area, we can expect afternoon thunderstorms,...

Kayak Fishing Precautions

Kayak fishing is a great sport, it’s easy to do as far as accessibility, but be aware of some kayak fishing precautions you should take that you might not need to think about when fishing from a power boat. When you’re kayak fishing, you’re a lot closer to the water,...

Why do Anglers Love Kayak Fishing

Anglers love kayak fishing for many reasons. It’s easy to do, it’s portable, it’s fun, and compared to power boat options, it’s relatively inexpensive. The list can keep going though. Kayak fishing brings anglers closer to nature. When you’re in a kayak, you’re so...

What Makes Hobie’s Mirage Drive Unique?

There are several different types of pedal kayaks to choose from. They are perfect for anglers due to their ability to be hands free, making them easy to fish on. But why do people choose Hobie? What makes Hobie’s Mirage Drive unique? Motion The Mirage Drive allows...

Benefits of a Lightweight Fishing Kayak

Kayak fishing has come a long way since it first became popular with anglers. Today fishing kayaks have become slimmer, quicker, and yes, lightweight. They have become adaptable, have many add on features, and some even give you the capability to stand up, or pedal...

Florida Kayak Weekly Fishing Report

Are you new to the area? Do you want to know what fish are biting in Tampa Bay? Florida Kayak weekly fishing report is a great way to find out what local fisherman are catching out in the local Sarasota area waters. We have fishing captains who work in our store, so...

New To Kayak Fishing? Check Out Our Tips

If you enjoy kayaking, and enjoy fishing, you should checkout kayak fishing. It’s a great way to enjoy the best of both worlds. If you’re new to kayak fishing, check out our tips below, they’re great for beginners. Kayak fishing is a great way to get on the water, and...

Reasons to Buy an Inflatable Paddleboard

Paddleboards are THE thing to do in Sarasota and around Tampa Bay waters. Our water is nice and tranquil, so it is the perfect sport, as well as the perfect place to learn how to paddleboard if you don’t already know how. When it comes to deciding to buy a...

What Are the Benefits of a Kayak With Pedals?

There are so many benefits of a kayak with pedals, the main one being that your hands are free to do other things. Using pedals instead of paddles allows us to use our legs for propulsion, which are much stronger than our arms anyway, allowing us to travel further,...