Screaming Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals You Can’t Afford to Miss!

Is there much of a difference between Black Friday and Cyber Monday anymore? Eh, not really.

With online retail quickly gaining ground and in some cases surpassing brick and mortar, Black Friday and Cyber Monday have more or less blurred together into one event.

And now, in order to boost retail sales, BF/CM deals are no longer confined to just the days after Thanksgiving but the whole week now!

This is great news for bargain hunters and consumers — more time to get the deals you want on some of this year’s hottest gifts!

Amazon has quietly started rolling out their Black Friday deals already. And while they’ve done it to little fanfare, your girl is on it and ready to be your Black Friday ambassador!

I’ll be helping you navigate through all the best Black Friday deals in the sports, outdoors, apparel, and related niches.

Amazon’s deals change daily, even hourly, so keep checking back here for the latest up-to-the-minute deals to get a jump on your holiday shopping.

Without further ado, let the games begin!

⚡️ P.S. It’s worth noting that in many cases, the actual prices on Amazon are LOWER than what’s being shown in the pictures. You have to click on the link to see the REAL savings for some of these gone-before-you-know-it Lightning Deals! ⚡️

Black Friday Deals and Steals

Tower Paddle Boards Adventurer Inflatable 9′ 10″ SUP Package (58% Off)

When I say this is a steal, I mean THIS IS A STEAL! I’ve NEVER seen this board offered below $650. Not only that, this is a top quality board by a reputable board manufacturer. If you’ve been waiting to get into the SUP game, NOW is the time to do it with this helluva bargain on a premium quality inflatable paddle board! (Read my review on the Tower Adventurer Inflatable SUP here).

Sevylor Coleman Colorado 2-Person Fishing Kayak (38% Off)

This is another amazing deal on a fabulous kayak! I myself almost bought this kayak earlier this year but literally the day I pulled out my credit card to buy it, it went on backorder. When I was trying to buy it, the price was in the $400+ range and now it’s being offered in the mid $300 range, so I can attest that this is indeed a huge bargain! If you’re on the fence, here’s the review I wrote about best tandem fishing kayaks where you can read more about it. I wouldn’t wait if I were you! This is a popular kayak and is truly a deal worthy of Black Friday!


Folding High Powered Lightweight Binoculars (74% off)

Compact, portable, easy to carry binoculars that are great for bird watching, outdoor sports, concerts, and travel. Comes with a soft carry case and strap.

Sakana Gear Electronic Fishing Scale (62% off)

Never guess again! This electronic fishing scale is accurate to the milligram. Offers an easy-to-read LCD screen and can handle fish up to 110 pounds. Offers measurements in kilograms, pounds, or ounces.

BYB Tactical Flashlight 800 Lumens Zoomable and Rechargeable (72% off)

This little flashlight packs a punch! Emits bright light over the length of 7 basketball courts. Features 5 modes for whatever your illumination needs may be.

PLUSINNO Telescopic Fishing Rod and Reel Combos Full Kit (65% Off)

This is the ultimate beginner’s fishing rod. It comes with everything you need to get started right away: rod, reel, fishing line, lures, hooks, and carrier bag. The rod is collapsible to make for easy transport and travel. Great gift for the aspiring fisherman!

Rose Kuli 12  + 1 Stainless Steel Ball Bearings Fishing Spinning Reel (70% Off)

Screaming deal on a high quality freshwater and saltwater fishing reel. Corrosion resistant ball bearings, instant anti-reverse, and a lightweight compact design are just some of the features of this high quality fishing reel with interchangeable handle. 70% off plus additional savings if you buy 4 or more!

Trekking Poles, Collapsible Hiking Walking Sticks (59% Off)

Ultra lightweight at only 8.8 ounces, plus collapsible design! Featuring an external locking system to make sure all segments are securely locked. These are the go-anywhere, do-anything hiking sticks you’ve always wanted!

Maxcatch Extreme Graphite Fly Fishing Rod

A great beginner’s fly fishing rod or backup rod for experienced anglers! 4-piece collapsible rod for easy transport in and out of your favorite fishing hole. The rod comes in a 3 weight all the way up to a 10 weight so you have your bases covered no matter what kind of fishing you’re doing.

Men’s Convertible Quick Dry Pants/Shorts for Hiking (55% Off)

Get these comfortable and stylish convertible pants/shorts for hiking and other outdoor activities. Legs unzip to become shorts when it’s hot. Lightweight, waterproof, and breathable material for the ultimate in comfort. Multiple sizes and colors available.

Bluenet 279pc Fishing Lure Set (54% Off)

All your favorite fishing lures in one convenient set! Freshwater and saltwater lures in a wide array of colors. Perfect for ocean boat fishing, lake, river, pond and stream. Get value for money with this all-in-one fishing lure kit!

Survival Hax 10 Liter Roll Top Dry Bag for Kayaking and Camping (65% Off)

A must-have essential for any kayaker, paddle boarder, or fisherman! Perfect size for stowing your personal gear while having fun on the water. Not only is it waterproof, it’s also floatable for those occasional wet exits so you don’t lose your stuff forever. Always a great gift idea!

MOFEVER Black Mid-Waist Yoga Pants Straight Leg Tummy Control (61% Off)

Comfortable work out and yoga pants that don’t cling where they shouldn’t! Thoughtfully designed with a comfortable waistband that won’t dig into your stomach. Non- see through, breathable, and just stretchy enough for shape retention. Soon to be your favorite yoga pant!

Teeter EP-560 Ltd. Inversion Table for Back Relief Pain (46% Off)

If you suffer from back pain, I PROMISE you this will change your life! My husband suffered for decades with chronic back pain after years as a professional windsurfer took a toll on his spine. I bought him one of these for his birthday several years ago and it’s been a welcome part of his daily life ever since. Do yourself (or your spouse) a favor and give them the gift of pain relief this Christmas!

The week is young and there are so many more deals that have yet to be rolled out!

I’m committed to only showing you the best of the best deals, so it’s going to be quality over quantity on this page.

Keep checking back daily throughout the week to see what killer deals are on offer for that day!

Paddle On!

Award-Winning (Seriously!) Holiday Gift Ideas for Fishing and Paddle Sports Enthusiasts

Where has this year gone? Is it possible that it’s time to break out the holiday gift guides again already? Why, yes, yes it is.

If you have a fisherman or water sports enthusiast in your life and you’re unsure of what to get them this holiday season, look no further!

Not only are all of these great gifts, they’ve been tested and approved by experts in the industry. All of the following items have received awards in recent trade shows, judged by leading figures in each field.

So you can buy and give these gifts with confidence that your friend or loved one will love it!

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New ISUP Kits on the Block: Ranking 6 of the Newest ISUP Bundles of the Year

Inflatable paddle boards have soared in popularity over the past couple of years. They are quickly surpassing their traditional hard board counterparts due to a combination of favorable qualifications: portability, durability, and affordability.

For that reason, it’s become difficult to keep up with all the new boards that have been flooding the market recently. When trying to make an informed decision about which board to purchase, the sheer number of options can be overwhelming.

That’s why I’ve scoured the market and picked out 6 of the top new inflatable paddle boards for your consideration. Each of these boards offers various tradeoffs to keep in mind depending on what you’re looking for in a board.

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4 Pro Travel Tips for a Killer Hood River, Oregon Adventure

Despite having lived in Montana part-time for 3 years now and traveled to almost all 50 states, surprisingly Oregon was one of the last few states I hadn’t yet been to. (If inquiring minds want to know, the other untraveled-to states are Vermont, North Dakota, Hawaii, Delaware, and Nevada).

I made it a goal at the start of the summer that I would finally make a trek over there. I wasn’t sure yet where I would be going or what exactly I’d be doing, but I knew I was going to cross Oregon off the bucket list once and for all this summer.

Finally, towards the end of the summer, the opportunity presented itself: a birthday trip for my husband. And what better way to celebrate than to take my husband, a former professional windsurfer, on a trip to the windsurfing Mecca of the United States: Hood River, Oregon.

Here are 4 travel tips I learned from our short visit to the Hood.

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6 Spectacularly Spacious and Sturdy Kayaks Big and Tall Paddlers Will LOVE

I’ll admit it, I’m neither big nor tall. I hit my peak of 5 feet 3 inches when I was in 7th grade. I’ve embraced my shortness my whole life, basking in my glee at being able to fit into cramped or tight spaces with relative ease.

So it never occurred to me that kayaks might seem intimidating or present a bit of a challenge to those blessed with more vertical longitude than me. I can just slip into the cockpit and away I go to paddle to far off places.

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9 Essential Pieces of SUP Gear Every Paddleboarder Needs

Summer is upon us and you’re super stoked to break out your paddle board and hit the water!

Paddle board: Check  
Paddle: Check 
Body of water: Check  

You’re all good to go then, right? Well, technically, yes, but not exactly.

There are certain other pieces of paddle boarding gear you will need to maximize the enjoyment level of your chosen sport. You’ll need a way to transport your SUP, storage on your board is always a must, and you’ll need to protect yourself as well while you’re paddling.

Keep reading to find out 9 of the most essential pieces of gear every paddler needs before hitting the water.

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6 Kayak Seats That Will Make Your Back (and Booty) Say Ahh!

You scoured the internet, read tons of reviews, and really did your homework looking for the perfect kayak to suit your lifestyle.

You take it out for its inaugural paddle and are having a blast, patting yourself on the back for having chosen so wisely but then…agh! Upon patting yourself on the back you notice a pain shooting down your neck and spine.

It’s only been 45 minutes and your back and shoulders are killing you, not to mention you’ve lost feeling in your bum. Disheartened, you turn the kayak around and paddle back to shore, struggling more with each stroke.

Time to get back online and start researching a new kayak seat to complement the new kayak you just bought!

Good news: You needn’t look any further because I have compiled a list of the best kayak seats that will have you back on the water and paddling pain-free in no time!

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Fun in Florida! 6 Paddling and Outdoor Adventures for Nature Lovers

It’s that time of year where the winter weather is wearing thin and people are daydreaming of warmer climates. Spring break is right around the corner and Florida is one of the nation’s top spring break destinations.

While you’re planning your sunny getaway, be sure to allot a few days for thrill-seeking in some of Florida’s paddling hotspots. Read on to discover some of Florida’s best paddle trails and other adventures you can enjoy in the great Florida outdoors (don’t forget the fishing rod for one excursion!).

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