Aging is inevitable, and seeing your next birthday is a goal for all but those who no longer want to live. What is the point of seeing another birthday unless you have things you want to do between now and then, anyhow? There is something to be said for what you have already
Veracruz, Mexico is home to rugged mountains, jungle, wonderful people, and epic whitewater. In 2006 a first descent Expedition lead by Ben Stookeberry, with Rafa Ortiz, Nick Troutman, Phil Boyer, Eric Seymore, Darin Mcquoid, Heather Herbeck, and I opened up the Alseseca river from the top down, with the most famous of
I love fishing, and I love fishing solo… I can fish for 10 hours on my own and have a blast. However, More than fishing solo, I love spending that time with the people I care about most. If I can be doing something fun, with a common goal (catching fish) with my best
World Championships are coming to the USA soon!!I can’t believe it has been 20 years since the last time we had the World Championships in the USA. In that worlds, Corran Addison, Bob McDonough, Mark Lyle, Chris Spelius, Scott Shipley, were the favorites to win that event. Kent Ford did a
I never thought I would be writing this. What is it about the 50 year mark in a person’s life, or is it that I am about to be a grandfather? I always thought of myself as a young person, but your impression of yourself can change overnight. A creek in the back, stiff legs,
Out of Africa-2013
Being an athlete and professional kayaker, for almost 30 years- full time since 1984 has its chapters, successes, failures, and makes for a good story; for as long as I truly am in the arena, trying my hardest to be the best. The moment I give up on that concept, I become a
Fishing Team Member Chris Funk recently did a review on the Jackson Kayak Big Tuna. Yakangler.com published it on their website. Chris did an excellent job of highlighting the ins and outs of this multi-function kayak. There are several great shots of the Big Tuna in action, click here to check out the article.
Here are a few of the things I’ve picked up while kayak fishing with my kids. Hopefully some this information will help make it easier to get your kids fishing out of kayaks.
Of all the things I’ve learned while trying to get my kids into kayak fishing their comfort is quite possibly the most
I have had the pleasure of being in some sort of paddle craft for almost half of my 40 years. My bride and I were paddling a beat up canoe shortly after our marriage began in 1993. It was a given that after our son was born he would join us in the canoe. As
There are moments in people’s lives where they look up from what they are doing, and recognize the achievements and talents of others due to some incredible feat, result, or action, or all of the above. This is one of those moments for many people, including myself, my family, team JK, and our staff