We recently joined up with other dealers and Hobie corporate to support the relief efforts for Ukraine. We ponied up a new 2022 Compass in Seagrass Green, custom wrapped with the Ukrainian coat [...]
We've got more than 250 kayaks on hand or coming in the next few weeks - which one is best for you?
Tourney event #3 for the 2021 season
Is this weird or what? So like everybody else, we're dealing with this on a day-by-day, week-by-week basis. What sounds like a good idea today might change tomorrow. We're just one small pie [...]
We know many businesses are closing including some big-box outdoor retailers, and we respect their decision. But we're a smaller operation with fewer employees and have fewer in-store customers [...]
Social-distancing isn't a problem with backpackers . . .
It may be winter, but now's the time to get a permit for a summer trip into the Sierras. We've got you covered on the gear!
Our 4th year of offering free kayak fishing tournaments to Arizona anglers!
Each year the National Park Service offers free entry days for everyone. For those parks normally charging a hefty entrance fee, it's a great way to enjoy nature for free! Here are the 2020 dates
Don't let a little snow or cooler temps stop your outdoor fun - you can still hike, backpack and camp - and without the big crowds of summer. Just rent the right gear . . .
The new 360 drive from Hobie adds a lot of flexible movement options for positioning an angler for casting or reeling in a big one.
Everyone's favorite lake for the big bass - next tourney at Canyon Lake on September 28!
Not so much right in Phoenix, but in the sane parts of the country, September is a perfect time for camping and backpacking . . .
This is event #4 for 2019 - Roosevelt Lake at the Windy Hill Rec Area, Ringtail Boat ramp
We're one of the few retailers in the country to carry the long-time favorite of thru-hikers - backpacks from ULA. We've had them for years - come in and learn what the fuss is all about!
We rely heavily on UPS to get our camping gear rentals to customers in a timely manner. We've been on local driver Shawn's route for many years, and today he retired . . .
We organize about a dozen free bass fishing tourney events a year between our 2 locations. Last week's was at Lake Pleasant with Maricopa County's annual Paddlefest . Here's a recap . . .
Another Fair and Balanced comparison of 2 similar kayaks - we report you decide . . .
We have hundreds of local-area maps and outdoors-related books at our retail store, but we've now added a dedicated online category for our backpacking and hiking customers
It's a great time to head up north and play in the snow . . .
A dozen or so easy-to-buy, sure-to-please outdoor gear gifts from your favorite local outfitter
We continue to expand our product offerings with needed things and things you didn't even know you needed . . .
More info on Lake Havasu Paddlefest and the two concurrent kayak fishing tournaments
For a long lasting marriage between a short bed truck and a long kayak, you need a bed extender
Thinking about entering a kayak fishing tournament but not sure what to expect? We break it down . . .
Retired rental gear and consignments at our store are a great way to save serious bucks on your camping and backpacking equipment needs.
For those that want to enjoy outdoor gear right away and not tie up cash or current credit lines, we have some options . . . .
We now carry a kayak line with a great combination of value and performance - Riot Kayaks. Here's a comparison to a Hobie model so you can see which one is best for your needs and budget.