Category Archives: kayaking

No Yack Back Kayak Fishing, Now Down Under

Some people mistakenly think that older people are the only ones who suffer from back pain as a result of paddling conventional kayaks and fishing from them. This notion is false, of course, and young people suffer from yack back … Continue reading

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Stability: The Key To Good Fishing Kayak Design

A new article on Micronautical, the kayak design magazine, discusses the importance of stability in fishing kayaks, and how to design a kayak for greater stability. It’s an interesting read for elderly anglers, as well as for those who suffer … Continue reading

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6’3″ 235 lbs, 70 Year Old With Back and Weak Legs Problems

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. I’m 6’-3”; 235 lbs. I have back and weak leg problems that will keep me from safely balancing in the standing position, let alone jumping up and down. Sitting, I … Continue reading

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Can You Paddle a Kayak After Spinal Fusion Surgery?

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. Spinal fusion is an extreme surgical intervention performed on patients who suffer from certain chronic, serious back conditions, including severe pain, which have not responded to conservative treatment. One of … Continue reading

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COMMON KAYAK INJURIES

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. Paddling a common kayak, be it a sit-on-top (SOT) kayak or a sit-in kayak (SIK) involves being seated in the non-ergonomic L position, and paddling it in the traditional kayaking … Continue reading

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