Instructional Articles

Instructional Articles
How to Size Your Kayak Paddle The two most important factors in choosing the right size kayak paddle are your kayak’s width and your own height…
Instructional Articles
Join Canadian canoeist and canoe-builder, Jason Eke, as he takes us through his process for building a cedar strip canoe…
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Bending Branches ProStaffer and “Flukemaster” Gene Jensen gives us his best tips on how to store and transport a kayak so it lives a long and healthy life…
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ProStaffer and Kayak Bass Fishing founder, Chad Hoover, shows us how to launch a fishing kayak in this video…
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Canoeing isn’t rocket science! But it’s a whole lot easier and more enjoyable when you’ve mastered a few basic strokes…
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Dawn LaPointe is a professional nature photographer and co-owner of Radiant Spirit Gallery in Duluth, Minnesota. Here she gives us her top six photography tips for “paddle-ographers”…
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All serious paddlers should master a few basic skills to keep themselves and their paddling buddies safe on the water…
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Canoe There is a “creative media and marketing outfitter.” They recently visited Bending Branches’ headquarters in Osceola, Wisconsin for a photo and video shoot.
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A well-stocked first aid kit is something you hope you won’t need on a paddle trip. But you’ll sure be glad to have one along if you do!
Instructional Articles
Are you just getting started in kayak fishing? Or have you been fishing for awhile, but still appreciate tips from the pros?