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Coracle Comeback

In 2004 gas prices surged after the US led invasion of Iraq. And then came the great recession. With fuels costs at all-time highs many anglers found themselves without the extra money to gas up their power boats. Sport fishermen though will always find a way to get out and fish, and addicted anglers began taking to the waters in kayaks, canoes and paddleboards. The market for these small, individual sized vessels has evolved at high speed since, as sport anglers have continued to use paddle craft despite the economy improving and gas prices dropping. Continue reading

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Wise Wanderers Know That Less is More

I’ve been lucky to have spent a lot my time wandering around exploring the outdoors, often times for extended periods of time before coming back from walkabouts. If there is one thing I’ve learned during these travels, it is that no matter what the method of travel, the less you carry directly correlates with how much you will enjoy, or not enjoy, the experience. Weight is your enemy. You may find yourself in the midst of some exotic scene of natural wonder but if you’re exhausted from carrying a huge pack for days to get there you’ll be too tired to care. Continue reading

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