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A New Look At Motorized Fishing Kayaks and Portable Boats

Elderly fishermen welcomed the kayak fishing trend that became popular about a decade ago, mainly because they felt jaded with having to deal with big motorboats and cumbersome canoes, and they welcomed the promise for physical exercise that came with … Continue reading

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Elderly Couple Fishing Offshore, In Tandem Out Of Their Motorized Fishing Kayak. December, South Korea

This is a most unusual, yet most revealing story. It says a lot about kayak anglers and the sacrifices some of them are willing to make for their love of fishing. It also shows that propelling fishing kayaks with outboard … 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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What Is Kayak Back Pain, and What Does It Mean?

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. A new article just got published on this painful subject. Here’s a quote of a couple of comments made by readers: 1. “Glad you mentioned unmanly and bragging about being … Continue reading

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Is ‘No Pain, No Gain’ Always True in Kayak Fishing?

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. Everyone knows the motto ‘no pain, no gain’, and most people assume it’s true for kayak fishing as well – with a twist: Kayak fishing involves spending long hours seated … Continue reading

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