How To Transport Your Paddle Board Hands-Free [VIDEO]
By: Joe Simonds on November 13, 2017
Ever wished you could carry all of this in one trip (without a cart):
- your paddle board
- your paddle
- your rods
- your tackle box or cooler
Well, you can!
Wait until you see this somewhat DIY shoulder strap for paddle boards that I’ve been using with my L2Fish board.
As you probably know, paddle boards have become a very popular vessel of choice for fishing as of late.
They are stealthy, lightweight, easy to transport, and they can get into some seriously tight spots that fish love to hang out in.
As the industry is growing, newer and more advanced paddleboards are starting to hit the market.
Many are even starting to take the shape and size of a mini boat.
The L2Fish paddleboard – made by LIVE Watersports out of Clearwater, Florida – is a stand-up fishing machine.
It is super lightweight for it’s size, only weighing in around 51lbs, but it is rather wide and bulky.
This can create some issues with carrying the board from your vehicle to the water.
You could risk dropping it, bumping it into everything in your path, or possibly even injuring yourself.
I have found a very easy and convenient way to carry the board by using a standard paddle board carrying strap or sling.
Here is a link to the exact strap that I use – CLICK HERE to see it on Amazon
I overlooked the idea at first because I figured it would be a hassle to get the straps around the board with it being so wide.
I had an “ah-ha” moment when I figured I could use the ends of the board to put a strap around.
It was a quick and easy solution.
In the following video, I will demonstrate how to use the strap with the L2Fish board (although you could something similar to this with most paddle boards).
I also included a great tip to increase the strength of the strap so that you don’t risk dropping your board.
Hands-Free Paddle Board Strap [VIDEO]
Although I’ve been a kayak fisherman for many years, I love my paddle board.
The only thing I didn’t like about it was the transportation aspect of it.
There just wasn’t an easy way to transport my L2Fish paddle board without multiple trips.
But then I started playing around with my kayak/paddle board strap, and it eventually changed everything for me.
Now I can transport my paddle board without a ton of trips.
Do you have any tips or special ways to move your paddle board?
Let me know in the comments.
And if you want to see the exact paddle board strap I use, here it is on Amazon.
Related Video: 3 Must-Know Paddle Board Fishing Tips (see all three here)
Related Video: The Best Way To Transport A Paddle Board In A Truck (see it here)
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