Paddling Education

Basic Field Repair for Your Packraft [Video]

Packrafts are designed to be used in all conditions and can take a lot of abuse. But they’re not indestructible. Here’s what you want with you in case of a puncture…

ProStaffer of the Month: Hans-Petter Frøhaug

Sea kayaker Hans-Petter Frøhaug is Aqua-Bound’s ProStaffer of the month for October 2019. Let’s get to know Hans-Petter…

Packrafting the Alpine Lakes of Western Colorado

Tisha McCombs made some packraft converts during a mountain weekend with a couple dozen other outdoor industry women…

Sea Kayaking the Baja Peninsula [Part 3]: The Liquid Desert

The Baja Peninsula is a hugely popular sea kayaking destination, but the extreme conditions there make it unique and challenging…

Nairobi meets Norway…Kayaking

Laila Reigstad is a kayak guide in her native country of Norway. She had the delightful job of helping a group of Kenyan girls from the Nairobi slums discover kayaking…

Sea Kayaking the Baja Peninsula [Part 2]: The Sea of Cortez

The Sea of Cortez offers gorgeous waters, plenty of marine wildlife and a variety of conditions for kayakers of all skill levels…

ProStaffer of the Month: William McCluskey

Our ProStaffer of the Month for August 2019 is Scottish kayaker and photographer William McCluskey. Let’s meet William…

Kayaking in Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park, the “Crown of the Continent,” is an incredible destination with towering and rugged mountains, abundant wildlife and many beautiful lakes and rivers.

Our Best Gear Tips for Bikerafting Adventures

New Zealand outdoor adventurer and filmmaker, Deane Parker, gives us his best tips on what gear to have along on a bikerafting excursion and the best way to pack it…

Sea Kayaking in the Baja Peninsula [Part 1]

The Baja Peninsula offers world-class sea kayaking with enough variety to entice paddlers of every level, from beginners to experts…

Sting Ray Carbon Kayak Paddle: Outdoor Gear Lab Names it “Best Overall Paddle”
Aqua-Bound’s Sting Ray Carbon kayak paddle was recently awarded Best Overall Kayak Paddle by Outdoor Gear Lab…and our customers love it, too! Here’s why…
An Epic African Paddle Adventure [Part 2]
We follow up here with adventurer and conservationist, Ross Exler, about Ross’s kayak and bike journey through the African Great Lakes…
ProStaffer of the Month: Ken Whiting
Aqua-Bound’s ProStaffer of the Month for July 2019 is one of the biggest names in kayaking, Ken Whiting. Let’s meet Ken…
What's the Difference in Kayak Paddles? [Video]

What difference does your kayak paddle make? More than you might think…

ProStaffer of the Month: Tomasz Furmanek
Norwegian sea kayaker and photographer, Tomasz Furmanek, is Aqua-Bound’s ProStaffer of the Month for June 2019. Let’s meet Tomasz…
Find Your New Favorite Place to Paddle with Paddling Maps

Paddling Maps is an online resource for paddlers to find new places to paddle and tell others about their favorite spots…

Kayaking in Quebec’s Saguenay - Lac Saint Jean Region [Video]

Paddle Tales and Ken Whiting take us to another amazing kayaking destination in Quebec: Saguenay - Lac Saint Jean…

Time to step up your kayaking!

Now the summer is here in the northern hemisphere and it's time to really take the opportunity to go out kayaking. It's been a cold and windy spring here in Sweden but in May the temperatures were decent for kayaking and rolling.

Fishing the Llano River Near Mason, Texas (Ranch Road 2389)

One of my favorite rivers to fish is the Llano River. I have paddled and fished several different sections, with my primary destination being the South Llano River near Junction, Texas. For this trip, I decided to try out a new location where the James River and Llano River become one.

Kayaking Skills You Need to Know [Video]

Our friends at Paddle TV go over the basic essential skills you need for kayaking in this short video…

Stand Up Paddleboard Fishing - Everything You Need to Know

Kayak fishing has rapidly exploded over the past several years. Along with kayak fishing has come a wide variety of small watercraft that can assist an angler to easily and cheaply.