Bending Branches Ambassador, Jason Kincy, has made a very useful checklist for those that are interested in kayak fishing! Join in on the trend with these basic necessities.
Julie Buckles is the author of "Paddling to Winter: A Couple's Wilderness Journey from Lake Superior to Northern Canada,” a memoir about her 1,700-mile canoe honeymoon to Wollaston Lake, Saskatchewan, where she spent a winter on an isolated island cabin.
When choosing a kayak fishing paddle, finding the right length paddle is critically important. If the paddle is too short, you’ll either bang your hands or the paddle shaft against the side of the kayak with each stroke.
Choosing the right canoe paddle should not be an intimidating task, in fact, by asking a few questions and understanding some basic concepts, you will find the best paddle for you and enjoy yourself in the process.
Choosing a kayak fishing paddle isn’t as technical as some may think. Here are a few pointers to help you get a quality kayak paddle at a reasonable price point without sacrificing performance.
Two women set the canoeing speed record for a 200+ mile Voyageur Route. Bending Branches sponsored Claire Jencks and Ann Raiho as they canoed and portaged their way from Voyageur National Park to the Grand Portage, an 8.5 mile hike, to Lake Superior.