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First Look: Crescent Kayaks Crew

First Look: Crescent Kayaks Crew

Introducing the new frame seat tandem from Crescent Kayaks. The Crew is a big dude meant for hauling you, your partner and all your gear. It boast a 13′ length, 35" beam and a 600lb capacity. The tandem/ solo option is one of the best I’ve found in...
Box Store Kayaks: Down River Review

Box Store Kayaks: Down River Review

As we made our way into Southern WA. Ethan and I hooked up with our buddy Mike for a float on the Cowlitz River. This 8 mile stretch of class one current was the perfect place for us to put some cheap kayaks to the test. We’ve reviewed both the Perception Swifty...
First Look: Seastream Kayaks Angler 120

First Look: Seastream Kayaks Angler 120

The second stop on our PNW Roadtrip was to Alder Creek Canoe and Kayak to drop off a load of boats, including the brand new Seastream Kayaks Angler 120. Things have been so busy at the shop that this was actually the first time I was able to open one up and have a...
10 Walmart Hacks For Kayakers

10 Walmart Hacks For Kayakers

Ethan from Happy Paddlin and I kick off our Pacific North West Road Trip with a stop in at the Walmart in Bend Oregon to check on current inventory, and to discuss some simple hacks that will make your time on the water easier and more enjoyable....
Why Do I Offset My Paddles??

Why Do I Offset My Paddles??

As I look through my comments, there is one question that pops up more than any other. Why are my paddles offset? I decided to make a little video breaking down why I choose to use an paddle offset, and why you may want to give it a shot as well. I hope this helps!...
What Makes A Good Rental Kayak?

What Makes A Good Rental Kayak?

For almost a decade we have been renting kayaks at our on-water rental facility at the Lodi Boathouse. We have tried all sorts of models, but one brand has risen to the top as the best bang for the back. The Feelfree range of outfitter kayaks takes a licking and keeps...
Shop Visit: Oregon Paddlesports In Eugene

Shop Visit: Oregon Paddlesports In Eugene

One of my favorite things to do as a fan of Paddlesports is to visit other shops and see how they do business. Shops like OPS are few are far between. These guys are total pros in almost all aspects of the sport. The owner Ken has been in the business since the early...