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Your Premier Destination for Kayaking, Fishing, and Canoeing Adventures

Embrace the Storm of Adventure

At PaddleStorm, we believe that the water is not just a place, but a journey. A journey that takes you through the tranquil silence of a calm lake, the challenging currents of a bustling river, and the bountiful havens of prime fishing spots. Whether you’re a seasoned kayaker, an avid angler, or someone who finds peace in the gentle glide of a canoe, you’ve found your community with us.

Our Offerings

Top-Quality Gear

Kayaks

From nimble single-seaters perfect for exploring narrow waterways to robust tandem models designed for companionship and stability, our collection is curated to suit every paddler’s needs.

Kayak

Canoes

Discover our range of canoes that blend traditional designs with modern materials for durability, performance, and aesthetics. Ideal for solo adventures or family outings.

Canoe

Fishing Gear

Equip yourself with the finest rods, reels, and accessories. Our selection is tailored to enhance your fishing experience, ensuring you’re ready for whatever the water holds.

Fishing

Expert Advice

Guides and Tips

Navigate the waters like a pro with our expert guides and tips. Learn the best techniques for kayaking, canoeing, and fishing, tailored for beginners and seasoned enthusiasts alike.

Expert Tips

Personalized Recommendations

Not sure which kayak, canoe, or fishing gear is right for you? Our experts are here to provide personalized recommendations based on your preferences and experience level.

Personalized Recommendations

Exclusive Adventures

Join the PaddleStorm community on exclusive kayaking, fishing, and canoeing adventures. From serene sunset paddles to exhilarating white-water challenges, our events cater to all levels of expertise and interests.

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NEW FROM Paddle Storm

7 Best Kayak Paddle Bags for Easy Storage & Travel in 2024

7 Best Kayak Paddle Bags for Easy Storage & Travel in 2024

Best Overall NRS Two-Piece Bombproof protection with 1/2" thick padding and 1000-denier Cordura® shell, fits paddles up to 96". Best Value OCEANBROAD Affordable yet durable 600D polyester bag with 5mm padding, mesh ventilation, and extra pockets. A good deal to buy....

7 Best Kayak Fishing Net: Top Picks for Landing Your Catch

7 Best Kayak Fishing Net: Top Picks for Landing Your Catch

Best Overall EGO S2 Slider Extendable (29"-60"), huge 22"x23" hoop, floats, and built tough. A top-tier net for serious kayak anglers. Best Value Frabill Power Affordable, versatile 18"x20" net with an extendable handle (27"-49"). A reliable option for the budget....

7 Best Kayak Throw Rope for Rescue: Your Essential Safety Gear

7 Best Kayak Throw Rope for Rescue: Your Essential Safety Gear

Best Overall NRS Rescue Reliable 50-foot floating polypropylene rope with a simple, durable bag. A classic choice for kayakers on a budget. Best Value AnKun Water Affordable throw bag available in 50ft, 70ft, and 98ft lengths with durable construction and reflective...

7 Best Kayak Deck Bags: Top Picks for Storage & Organization

7 Best Kayak Deck Bags: Top Picks for Storage & Organization

Best Overall Watershed Aleutian Deck Bag (15L) - Bombproof construction, 500ft submersible waterproofness, lifetime warranty. Best Value SealLine Deck Baja Bag (10L) - Affordable, lightweight, roll-top closure for water resistance, perfect for day trips. Most Featured...

7 Best Kayak Tackle Boxes: Stay Organized & Catch More

7 Best Kayak Tackle Boxes: Stay Organized & Catch More

Best Overall Plano Massive capacity with four 3700 StowAway boxes, customizable layout, and waterproof storage for the serious angler. Best Value YakAttack BlackPak Lightweight (7.5 lbs) and highly adaptable, this open-design crate offers endless customization. Most...

7 Best Kayak Paddle Holders: Hands-Free Paddling Solution

7 Best Kayak Paddle Holders: Hands-Free Paddling Solution

Best Overall YakAttack RotoGrip It securely holds paddles with soft rollers, has easy tool-free installation, and is backed by a lifetime warranty. Best Value Scotty Clip Lightweight, affordable, and simple to use. Perfect for calm water paddling and budget-minded...

7 Best Kayak Rudder: The Ultimate Guide to Tracking & Control

7 Best Kayak Rudder: The Ultimate Guide to Tracking & Control

Best Overall VGEBY Rudder Retractable, high-strength fiberglass and stainless steel rudder with smooth steering and lifetime warranty. Best Value Borogo Rudder Self-centering, retractable rudder made of marine-grade aluminum and stainless steel. A good deal to buy...

7 Best Kayak Hatch: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing & Installing

7 Best Kayak Hatch: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing & Installing

Best Overall Smartmarine Dual-purpose hatch with 3.5 GPM pump keeps gear dry and kayak afloat. Durable, watertight, and surprisingly spacious. Best Value YakGear Universal Affordable, easy-to-install hatch fits most kayaks. Features a reliable seal and durable ABS...

7 Best Kayak Camera Mount: Best Mounts for Stable Footage

7 Best Kayak Camera Mount: Best Mounts for Stable Footage

Best Overall Railblaza Boom 600 Unmatched stability and 360° versatility for cinematic kayak footage. Durable, easy-to-use, with a 1-year warranty. Best Value YakAttack PanFish Affordable, easy-to-install mount with 360° rotation and tilt adjustment. Perfect for...

7 Best Kayak Compass: Your Essential Guide to Navigation

7 Best Kayak Compass: Your Essential Guide to Navigation

Best Overall Brunton Dash Large, easy-to-read dial with clear markings, 5-year warranty, waterproof and shockproof construction. Best Value Ritchie XP-99 Large 3-inch card with bold markings, liquid-filled for accuracy, shockproof and waterproof with a 5-year...

7 Best Kayak Cup Holder: Top Picks for Hands-Free Hydration

7 Best Kayak Cup Holder: Top Picks for Hands-Free Hydration

Best Overall YakAttack MultiMount Securely holds a variety of drink sizes, easy tool-free installation, lifetime warranty, and backed by excellent customer service. Best Value Scotty 311 Rock-solid stability, durable construction, lifetime warranty, and...

7 Best Kayak Stabilizer: Your Key to Confidence on the Water

7 Best Kayak Stabilizer: Your Key to Confidence on the Water

Best Overall Brocraft Best overall with excellent stability and easy installation, featuring 32-inch adjustable arms and a 2-year warranty. Best Value Spring Creek Best value for its hydrodynamic design and universal fit, offering an affordable way to enhance...

7 Best Kayak Paddle Grips: Ultimate Comfort & Control in 2024

7 Best Kayak Paddle Grips: Ultimate Comfort & Control in 2024

Best Overall Yakgrips Ergonomic EVA foam grips with lifetime warranty, offering unparalleled comfort and control for $29.95. Best Value Hornet Watersports Durable EVA foam grips in a pack of 4, ideal for groups or families, for just $34.99. It comes with a convenient...

7 Best Kayak Crates: Ultimate Guide to Storage & Organization

7 Best Kayak Crates: Ultimate Guide to Storage & Organization

Best Overall YakAttack BlackPak Highly customizable, ultra-durable, and built for serious anglers. 3 sizes, endless rigging options, and a lifetime warranty. Best Value Flambeau Budget-friendly workhorse with ample storage and rust-resistant construction. 14"x20"x11"...

7 Best Kayak Cover: The Ultimate Protection Guide in 2024

7 Best Kayak Cover: The Ultimate Protection Guide in 2024

Best Overall Best Marine Durable 600D polyester, fits kayaks up to 14'6", adjustable straps, budget-friendly protection Best Value iCOVER Versatile, fits kayaks up to 16 feet, heavy-duty 600D polyester, reinforced seams, budget-friendly. Most Featured Pelican The...

7 Best Kayak Sail: Transform Your Kayak into a Sailing Machine

7 Best Kayak Sail: Transform Your Kayak into a Sailing Machine

Best Overall RapidUp Sets up in seconds, folds compactly, durable rip-stop nylon, large viewing window, and safety line. Perfect for beginners. Best Value LoneRobe Under $50, simple setup, good downwind performance, lightweight and portable, ideal for budget-minded...

7 Best Kayak Lights: Essential Gear for Visibility & Fun in 2024

7 Best Kayak Lights: Essential Gear for Visibility & Fun in 2024

Best Overall Kayalu Kayalite Rugged, reliable, and 360° visible from a mile away. Boasts 100 hours of battery life on 3 AA batteries. A good deal to buy. Best Value Attwood The Attwood Navigation Light Kit is a solid choice for kayakers who prioritize safety and want...

7 Best Kayak Whistles: Loud, Durable and Reliable in Adventures

7 Best Kayak Whistles: Loud, Durable and Reliable in Adventures

Best Overall Fox 40 Earsplitting 115-decibel pealess whistle built to last. Reliable, easy to use, and a top choice for safety. Best Value LuxoGear Affordable 120-decibel aluminum whistle with a bonus compass and thermometer. Most Featured WETEN Dual-tone whistle with...

7 Best Flashlight for Kayak: Top Picks for Night Paddling in 2024

7 Best Flashlight for Kayak: Top Picks for Night Paddling in 2024

Best Overall Olight Warrior Blazing 1,750 lumens, IPX8 waterproof, 45-day runtime, and a compact design – the Warrior Mini 2 is the ultimate kayaking flashlight. Best Value Princeton Tec 40 Affordable, reliable, and virtually indestructible. The Tec 40's 40 lumens and...

7 Best Kayak GPS: Top Picks for Accurate Navigation in 2024

7 Best Kayak GPS: Top Picks for Accurate Navigation in 2024

Best Overall Garmin GPSMAP 66sr Rugged handheld GPS with a 3" sunlight-readable display, multi-GNSS support, inReach satellite communication, and up to 36-hour battery life. Best Value Garmin eTrex 32x Affordable and reliable handheld GPS with a 2.2" color display,...

7 Best Kayak Paddle Float: Your Essential Safety Gear in 2024

7 Best Kayak Paddle Float: Your Essential Safety Gear in 2024

Best Overall NRS Sea Rugged 14-liter inflatable float with dual air chambers, reflective tape, and a 3-year warranty. Top pick for durability and reliability. Best Value Gearlab Ultra-compact 15-liter inflatable float, lightweight and high-performing. Ideal for...

7 Best Kayak Dry Bag: Waterproof Gear for Worry-Free Paddling

7 Best Kayak Dry Bag: Waterproof Gear for Worry-Free Paddling

Best Overall Sea Summit Bombproof 420D nylon, IPX8 waterproof rating, lifetime warranty. It's a pricier but worth it for serious adventurers. Best Value NRS Bill's Affordable workhorse with a lifetime warranty. Reliable IPX6 protection in various sizes, perfect for...

7 Best Kayak Paddle Leash: Never Lose Your Paddle Again

7 Best Kayak Paddle Leash: Never Lose Your Paddle Again

Best Overall NRS Coil Reliable and affordable, this 55-inch straight leash with a lifetime warranty is a no-fuss option for everyday paddling. Best Value Attwood Safety A simple and budget-friendly 5-foot leash with a carabiner, perfect for casual kayakers who...

7 Best Kayak Bilge Pump: The Essential Guide to Staying Dry

7 Best Kayak Bilge Pump: The Essential Guide to Staying Dry

Best Overall Beckson Thirsty Lightweight (8oz), reliable, and affordable, pumping 1.5 gallons per minute with a simple push-pull action. Best Value Harmony Gear Budget-friendly and lightweight (6oz), this no-frills manual pump moves 1.5 gallons per minute and gets the...

7 Best Kayaking Sunglasses: Your Essential Gear for Sun & Fun

7 Best Kayaking Sunglasses: Your Essential Gear for Sun & Fun

Best Overall Smith Optics Premium ChromaPop™ lenses deliver unmatched clarity and 100% UV protection—eco-friendly frame with a lifetime warranty. Best Value Tifosi Swank Affordable polarized sunglasses with glare-reducing coating and hydrophilic grips for under $70....

7 Best Kayaking Hats: Stay Dry, Cool, & Sun-Safe While Paddling

7 Best Kayaking Hats: Stay Dry, Cool, & Sun-Safe While Paddling

Best Overall Sunday Afternoons Ultimate sun protection with UPF 50+ fabric, wide brim, neck cape, and breathable design. Lifetime warranty. Best Value NRS Kicker Affordable, durable, quick-drying kayaking hat with UPF 50+ sun protection and a secure fit. Perfect for...

7 Best Kayak Spray Skirts: The Ultimate Guide to Staying Dry

7 Best Kayak Spray Skirts: The Ultimate Guide to Staying Dry

Best Overall Seals Sprayskirt Bombproof 4mm neoprene construction, snug fit, large grab loop, and a 3-year warranty make this the top choice for whitewater kayakers. Best Value NRS Drylander Affordable yet durable 3mm neoprene, adjustable shock cord, and latex-free...

7 Best Kayak for Women: Comfortable, Stable, & Easy to Paddle

7 Best Kayak for Women: Comfortable, Stable, & Easy to Paddle

Best Overall Oru Kayak Inlet 20-pound foldable kayak, packs down to 42" x 10" x 18", perfect for solo adventurers and easy storage. Best Value Kokanee This affordable and stable kayak for recreational paddlers featuring a roomy cockpit. Most Featured Systems Aspire...

7 Best Kayaking Gloves: Grip & Protect for Your Paddle Time

7 Best Kayaking Gloves: Grip & Protect for Your Paddle Time

Best Overall NRS Maverick Comfortable, durable 2mm neoprene gloves with excellent grip for most paddling conditions. Best Value Glacier Glove Best Value: Affordable, thin, and surprisingly warm 1.5mm neoprene gloves. Most Featured Stohlquist 3mm neoprene mittens with...

7 Best Kayak Wall Mounts: Space-Saving Storage Solutions

7 Best Kayak Wall Mounts: Space-Saving Storage Solutions

Best Overall Suspenz Deluxe Holds up to 125 lbs, easy one-person setup, and adjustable arms for a secure fit. Best Value StoreYourBoard Budget-friendly, holds up to 150 lbs, versatile design for flat or side storage. Most Featured RAD Hoist All-in-one storage for your...

7 Best Kayak Carts for Easy Transport: Ultimate Buyer’s Guide

7 Best Kayak Carts for Easy Transport: Ultimate Buyer’s Guide

Best Overall Bonnlo Lightweight, rust-proof aluminum cart with 12-inch balloon wheels conquers sand and folds flat for easy storage. 176 lbs capacity. Best Value TMS Cart Affordable, versatile aluminum cart with 9.5-inch airless tires, kickstand, and straps. Handles...

7 Best Kayak Cooler: Guide to Keeping Things Cold on the Water

7 Best Kayak Cooler: Guide to Keeping Things Cold on the Water

Best Overall Yeti Hopper Flip 12 Unmatched durability and ice retention (days, not hours!) in a compact, waterproof design. 12-can capacity, perfect for solo or duo kayaking trips. Best Value RTIC Soft Affordable yet high-performing, this cooler keeps ice for 24 hours...

7 Best Kayak for Rivers: Top Picks for Smooth & Wild Rides

7 Best Kayak for Rivers: Top Picks for Smooth & Wild Rides

Best Overall Systems Aspire 105 Versatile 10'5" sit-in kayak with ample storage, stable hull, and comfortable seating. It is ideal for beginners to intermediate paddlers. Best Value Dagger Rewind Affordable and user-friendly 10'3" kayak for all-around river...

7 Best Budget Fishing Kayaks: Stay Afloat Without Breaking the Bank

7 Best Budget Fishing Kayaks: Stay Afloat Without Breaking the Bank

Best Overall Tamarack Angler 100 Stable, durable, and affordable, this 10-foot kayak boasts 275 lbs capacity, multiple storage compartments, and 3 rod holders. Best Value Intex Excursion Pro This inflatable kayak offers incredible portability, a 400 lb capacity, and...

7 Best Kayak Life Jacket: Top Picks for Safety & Comfort

7 Best Kayak Life Jacket: Top Picks for Safety & Comfort

Best Overall Stohlquist Edge Slim, comfortable, and exceeding safety standards with 16 lbs. of buoyancy. Perfect for active paddlers seeking unrestricted movement. Best Value Astral V-Eight Lightweight and airy with Airescape technology, this 16.2 lbs. buoyancy vest...

7 Best Duck Hunting Kayaks: Top Picks for Stealth & Stability

7 Best Duck Hunting Kayaks: Top Picks for Stealth & Stability

Best Overall NuCanoe Flint 10' kayak with ample storage, ideal for tight spots and stealthy hunts. 350 lbs capacity. Best Value Kokanee Kayak Budget-friendly, stable kayak perfect for beginners. 275 lbs capacity, a good deal to buy. Most Featured Predator PDL...

7 Best Kayak Roof Racks: Top Picks for Easy Transport in 2024

7 Best Kayak Roof Racks: Top Picks for Easy Transport in 2024

Best Overall Thule Hullavator Pro Gas-assist loading for kayaks up to 75 lbs., premium build, and lifetime warranty. Effortless for solo kayakers. Best Value Yakima JayLow Sleek, aerodynamic design for kayaks up to 80 lbs., easy installation, and budget-friendly....

7 Best Fishing Kayak Paddles: Choose the Best Fishing Kayak Paddle

7 Best Fishing Kayak Paddles: Choose the Best Fishing Kayak Paddle

Best Overall Branches Angler Pro Lightweight, durable fiberglass construction with an integrated hook retrieval system and measuring ruler. Available in various lengths and feathering angles. Best Value Alpha Angler Affordable and durable fiberglass paddle with an...

7 Best Kayak Seats for All-Day Paddling Comfort in 2024

7 Best Kayak Seats for All-Day Paddling Comfort in 2024

Best Overall GTS Expedition 18-inch tall backrest, six-point adjustment, and thermoformed foam deliver unmatched comfort and support for long paddling days. Limited lifetime warranty. Best Value Leader Accessories Affordable comfort with thick padding, a high...

7 Best Shoes for Kayaking: Top Picks for Comfort & Grip in 2024

7 Best Shoes for Kayaking: Top Picks for Comfort & Grip in 2024

Best Overall NRS Kicker Remix Unbeatable grip, lightning-fast drainage, and 3mm neoprene warmth. Best Value Astral Loyak Stylish and eco-friendly with superior grip, quick-drying materials, and a barefoot-like feel. Most Featured Newport H2 Versatile sandal with...

7 Best Fishing Tackle Box: Top Picks for Anglers in 2024

7 Best Fishing Tackle Box: Top Picks for Anglers in 2024

Best Overall Plano EDGE Flex Highly customizable tackle storage with rust prevention and a waterproof seal. Best Value Flambeau Tuff Affordable rust-proof tackle storage. Multiple sizes with adjustable dividers. Most Featured Plano 7771 Massive capacity tackle system...

How to Put a Weight on a Fishing Line? Step-by-Step Guideline

How to Put a Weight on a Fishing Line? Step-by-Step Guideline

Are you tired of your bait floating on the surface or your line getting tangled? The solution is simple-you need a fishing weight. Let's dive into the world of fishing weights and learn how to use them effectively. Fishing weights, also called sinkers, help your lure...

7 Best Fishing Sunglasses: Your Ultimate Guide to Clear Vision

7 Best Fishing Sunglasses: Your Ultimate Guide to Clear Vision

Best Overall Costa Del Multiple options, including gray, green mirror, and blue mirror, each tailored for different light conditions. Best Value Oakley Split Unobtainium® ear socks and nose pads increase grip with sweat. Leash attachment point for added security. Most...