Monthly Archives: April 2013

  • Kayak Camping in Louisiana and Beyond

    Kayak Camping in LouisianaCamping is a great way to enjoy the outdoors on your vacation, but what if you were to added some water exploration to your next camping trip? Kayak camping in Louisiana can help you do just that. Before you know it, you’ll be paddling down the river, seeing all the beauty and tranquility that Louisiana has to offer. Bring the whole family and enjoy a fun and relaxing camping trip on a kayak nearly any month of the year. Continue reading

  • Should You Buy or Rent Your Kayak?

    Rent or Buy KayakKayaks make a great investment for your family; everyone can enjoy taking them out on local rivers and lakes, while also discovering new places along the way. They are easy to mount on your car and store in the garage. But when you get serious about getting a boat for your next vacation, is it better to rent or purchase one? Here are a few tips to help you decide. Continue reading

  • Swimming and Weight Loss: Lose Fat in the Pool

    Aqua FitnessTrying to lose weight? You have a variety of exercises and diets that you can choose from. However, if you may want to do something that is low impact and fun, consider diving into the pool. Swimming is a great way for you to get the exercise you need and to transform your body.  Here’s more information on getting started.

    Swimming burns a lot of calories. That’s a simple fact. Adults who swim as their way of exercising can burn up to 500 calories for every hour that they are in the pool, swimming, moving, doing water-aerobics, even the simple act of staying afloat. Water is nearly 800 Continue reading

  • Kayak or Boat Fishing?

    Kayak Fishing Louisiana

    Many people love the joy and peace that comes with fishing. Fishing is a very popular hobby, especially in Sportsman’s Paradise: Louisiana. People really go all out when they buy their equipment. Typically, a fisherman is going to need a fishing rod, a tackle box, and the right kind of boat. Some fishermen love to use a regular fishing boat, but a few smart sportsmen are now switching over to a kayak. In the debate about which fishing boat is best to use, the clear winner is fishing with a kayak.  Here is more information on why the kayak is the boat of choice for fishermen.

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  • “I can’t scuba dive because of my ears.”

    Yesterday a teenage boy and his mother came into Seal Sports to try on wetsuits for waterskiing. During their visit, the young man expressed his excitement to be around all of the neat equipment and see the scuba diving footage being played on the big screens. He said that he’d love to scuba dive but couldn’t because of his ears. After a few pointed questions, I learned that he had no past medical issues with his ears; that he simply thought that it would be impossible to scuba dive due to the pain that he had experienced in the past while snorkeling....
  • Why I Scuba Dive

    Rob_Dad_300x225My passion for Scuba Diving started at an early age, growing up with a dive shop as a family owned business.  I remember tracking my dads air bubbles as I would follow along the shoreline. Always so curious about what he was experiencing.  I'll never forget my first scuba dive... at the age 11 my dad and I dove at one of the most beautiful places I've ever been in my life; at a lake called Holland Lake in Montana.
    A postcard setting with sparkling clear waters that fed from the surrounding high mountain snow peaks.  The experience that I had that day with my dad was one that started me down the path of my life's journey as a diver.  The thrill of exploring a new underwater world that holds endless possibilities for discovery is something that is impossible to explain. It must be discovered individually.  Sharing that experience with others has become my life’s work. Continue reading

  • Kayaking in Louisiana

    Louisiana is a great place to be a paddler with it's amazing water sources within the state. The Northshore of Lake Pontchartrain is no exception! Taking the time to paddle through the water ways can be very relaxing and turn any day into a vacation. But, you have to make sure that you are well prepared...

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