Category Archives: seat

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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Yak Back Pain: The Eight Hundred Pound Gorilla In The Room

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. The eight hundred pound gorilla in a market for a certain product is the biggest player in that market, and the eight hundred pound gorilla in the room is an … Continue reading

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More Foam in the Backrest of Your Kayak Seat – Is This the Solution For Your Back Pain?

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. Can more foam padding in your kayak seat backrest help protect your lumbar spine, and prevent back problems? This article on Kayaks and Lumbar Spine Problems explains in detail how … Continue reading

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Kayak Angler’s Reflexions on Kayak Fishing, Old Age, and Sore Backs

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. The following paragraph is taken from a new kayak fishing trip report written by Florida kayak angler Jeff McGovern: A really remarkable thing that struck me about this whole day … Continue reading

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Paddling Kayaks Can Cause Back Pain, But Apparently Canoes Are Problematic Too

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. This is  W kayak review from a Canadian canoeist who has suffered from back pain: -“The most important thing for me is that I can ride the [W] kayak “straddled” … Continue reading

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