• GoPro HERO Session – First Impressions

    GoPro HERO Session

    September 23, 2016 Comments (0) Product Reviews, Reviews

    GoPro HERO Session – First Impressions I’ve got to admit, when the GoPro HERO Session first hit the market I wasn’t all that impressed. After recently picking one up and here are my First Impressions… gotta love the quality of GoPro products. We have owned several GoPro HERO models and just

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  • Vibe Yellowfin 100 Kayak

    Vibe Kayaks Yellowfin 100 in Blue Lagoon

    September 22, 2016 Comments (0) Articles, Product Reviews, Reviews

    Vibe Yellowfin 100 Kayak The all new Vibe Yellowfin 100 Kayak is set to hit stores in late November 2016! In short, this is a full featured fishing kayak in a compact, lightweight package. The Yellowfin 100 only weighs 57 pounds at 10′. It’s also equipped with the Vibe Hero Framed Seat. This gives

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  • Lost GoPro HERO 3 in the Nantahala River


    September 6, 2016 Comments (1) Articles

    Lost GoPro HERO 3 in the Nantahala River So it happened, again… I lost my beloved GoPro Hero 3 while paddling the Nantahala River on 6/4/2016. I was wearing the camera in its waterproof case and with the GoPro head strap. It’s an awful feeling on multiple levels. First off, losing an expensive camera is

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  • KASTKING 24 Fishing Rod Rack Review and Setup

    August 30, 2016 Comments (0) Product Reviews

    KASTKING 24 Rod Rack Review and Setup This is an awesome product! Purchased on Amazon, click for more reviews. I’ve got around 45 rod and reel combos. I’ve been storing them in closets, on the porch, the truck… pretty much everywhere. I want to get a handle on this inventory or rod/reel combos and

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  • Catch Bait with a Sabiki Rig

    August 17, 2016 Comments (0) Articles, DIY, Videos

    Catching LIVE BAIT & the Live Bait Rig Destin Florida In my experience, live bait is the best option for catching fish! No $20 lure can out fish a live native bait fish. This video is from an early am bait fishing stop before paddling out to the Urchin Reef System. We are using sabiki …

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  • Chestatee River Breakdown – SpeedReelz

    August 16, 2016 Comments (0) Adventures, SpeedReelz

    HydraYak Outdoors SpeedReelz on the Chestatee River. The Chestatee, flows into Lake Lanier from the north west, out of Dahlonega. It’s hard to beat a hot summer day on the river! In this one, Georgia Kayak Fishing is hosting a GKF Shootout Bass Tournament targeting largemouth bass, spotted bass and shoal bass.

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  • Gulf Coast Kayak Fishing August 2016

    August 15, 2016 Comments (0) Adventures, SpeedReelz, Videos

    Gulf Coast Kayak Fishing with Nick Adams of HydraYak Outdoors. This video is composed of clips and images taken from 2016 fishing trips in the Gulf of Mexico. This video was shot at the end of July and beginning of August 2016. The Kings were very active on this trip. Bait was easy to knab. …

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  • Kayak Fishing Offshore in the Gulf of Mexico

    August 9, 2016 Comments (6) Adventures

    Published on Aug 9, 2016 Kayak Fishing Offshore in the Gulf of Mexico – HydraYak Outdoors In this video I pick up a couple of king mackerel trolling for pelagics. The tarpon were in town this time of year and I even heard tails of cobia still in the area. While I’d have rather hooked …

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  • SpeedReelz – Etowah River Kayak Fishing

    June 22, 2016 Comments (0) SpeedReelz, Videos

    SpeedReelz – Etowah River Kayak Fishing 2016 Speedreelz are videos from my trips sped up to warp speeds. This allows you to get a better look at what fishing is REALLY all about; being outside, rigging tackle, managing rods, managing fishing, types of gear used and seeing it in use, sun protection as well as

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  • SpeedReelz – Kayak Fishing Destin

    June 22, 2016 Comments (0) SpeedReelz, Videos

    SpeedReelz – Kayak Fishing Destin Florida 2016 HydraYak Outdoors. Filmed with a GoPro HERO – Speedreelz are videos from my trips sped up to warp speeds. Squeezing long time frames into seconds, you get a new prespective of the process of kayak fishing. This allows you to get a better

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  • Vibe Skipjack 90 Review

    June 22, 2016 Comments (5) Adventures, Reviews

    Vibe Skipjack 90 Review Filmed with a GoPro HERO. This is my review of the Vibe Skipjack 90. In this video, Nick discusses the Skipjack 90, Etowah River, and I also talk a little bit about the advantages of a small (45lb) kayak as opposed to a fully loaded, 14 foot fishing “rig.” This video …

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  • Etowah River Kayak Fishing

    June 13, 2016 Comments (1) Adventures, Locations, Videos

    Etowah River Kayak Fishing HydraYak Outdoors fishing the Georgia Kayak Fishing (GKF) Shootout on the Etowah River. We put in at Coopers Furnace near the guard tower, and floated down the Highway 113 Etowah River Water Trail Access. Typical conditions down stream from the dam; cold and clear water close to the dam

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  • Super Bowl Fishing Pensacola Florida

    Super Bowl Fishing with Domenik Hixon

    June 6, 2016 Comments (2) Adventures

    Super Bowl Fishing Pensacola Florida Memorial Day 2016, we chartered Super Bowl Fishing in Pensacola for a day of Red Snapper Fishing. Super Bowl Fishing is Captained by retired NFL Wide Receiver Domenik Hixon. This was an awesome trip! Our group of 6 limited out on Red Snapper early. Once we

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  • King Mackerel Kayak Fishing

    June 3, 2016 Comments (0) Adventures, Locations

    2016 Offshore Kayak Fishing in Destin Florida – HydraYak Outdoors Memorial Day we took a trip down to Destin Florida for some red hot king mackerel fishing. The weather was ideal; -2 foot swells and -10mph wind. The kings were hungry, but picky. The kings bit best on local live bait. If you could catch …

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