Spend Time with Dad on the Water this Father’s Day

It’s June and the weather is perfect for water activities. Father’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to spend time with Dad on Father’s Day than on the water? We live on Sarasota Bay, there is water everywhere. Chances are both you and your Dad enjoy...

Paddleboard with Mom on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is fast approaching. It’s just around the corner. What better way to make her day than to spend a day on the water with her on a paddleboard? The Sarasota area of Florida has so many areas to get out and enjoy a day on the water you can have your pick. It...

What Happens When You Buy an Inflatable Paddleboard From Us?

What happens when you buy an inflatable paddleboard from us? Well, you get the best service! You get the best products! You also get the best selection! We have been serving the area since 1948 with competitive prices, and impeccable service. You won’t be...

New Year, Time for New Paddlesports

It’s a new year, making it the perfect time for new Paddlesports! What better time to learn a new activity, or if you already know all about Paddlesports, it’s a perfect time to invest in one! Check out our inventory, or schedule a test run and see what all the rave...

Find Some Fishing Gear for Holiday Gift Giving

Don’t get worried about any last minute holiday shopping you still might have to do. At Economy Tackle, our fishing team has you covered. We have a full selection of some fishing gear for holiday gift giving. Buy local and you can get your list completed here! What...

Christmas Kayak & Stand up Paddleboard Sale

We have a great Christmas Kayak & Stand up Paddleboard Sale coming up this weekend on Saturday and Sunday, December 18th and 19th!  If you’ve been in the market for either a kayak or a stand up paddleboard, now is your chance to score one at a great price! We have...

Sarasota Kayak and SUP Rentals

Have you wanted to get out and explore Sarasota Bay on your own? You’re in luck! We have both kayak and SUP rentals available for you! The best way to go and connect with nature and explore the beautiful Sarasota Bay area on water is to rent a kayak or stand up...

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...

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...