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For many backcountry enthusiasts, technology in the backcountry is sacrilege. They pride themselves on keeping phones out of sight and proudly proclaim that they haven’t checked the internet in days. But there are a whole host of really handy apps that can actually enhance your...

Sitting on my commuter train, I notice more and more people using dry bags to carry their laptops and work documents around in their daily grind. There is nothing wrong with this and the bag undoubtedly provides better protection against the occasional shower. But with...

I used to house my kayaks in an old, homemade structure I put together of aluminium and duct tape. The lack of professionalism was obvious. The structure looked like a tangled mass of twisted metal and getting the kayaks off and onto it was like...

A fishing kayak is a pretty decent setup if you are looking to go crabbing and you have yourself geared up for the adventure. I’m keen on crabbing deeper in the mangroves because the rewards are so great. You will have to be careful you...

There is nothing like having a pair of binoculars on hand when you are fishing or camping. You will be surprised at how often you will use them when you have a decent pair around. Nevertheless, there are a few types of binoculars better suited...

Anyone hopping in and out of the water along Australia's coast and rivers will know the importance of protecting their feet. With a multitude of critters that can give a nasty bite or sting and jagged rocks that can jerk a tear from even the...

There are two main considerations when choosing a kayak fishing paddle. You always want a durable kayak paddle that is lightweight. Choosing a kayak paddle isn’t rocket science but you don’t want to get it wrong. You want to get value for your money in...