The LIVE Difference

The breakthrough design of the L2Fish and L2Expedition allows paddlers to enjoy the most demanding stand-up paddle activities from fishing, to hunting, windsurfing, yoga, and even camping.

Utilizing a catamaran style hull and hollow core construction, these boards maximize buoyancy and greatly reduces their weight to volume ratio. The large tunnel in the hull minimizes the surface area on the water, allowing them to efficiently slice through the water with speed to rival many racing boards on the market today.

The design of the hull enables paddlers to utilize the entire service area of the boards deck. Unlike a traditional paddle board, where the rider is limited in their movement, the LIVE rider can go back to front and side to side on their board even when the board is loaded down with gear. Additional weight on the board does not diminish its stability. 

The LIVE Date Day Rig

It's a beautiful Sunday mornin'. Grab your board, grab your partner, pack up and head to the water.

Here's how to rig your boards to cruise the inter-coastal, lake or springs in style with your better half...

Things you'll need:

Place the chair at the very front edge of the padding of the board and mount the cup holder on either the port or starboard side of the board in the tracks. 

Attach the micro anchor through the handle of the board with a bowline knot. You will be standing and paddling slightly closer to the back of the board than usually if you were on a solo trip. This is where you'll rig your paddle holder on the tracks as well.

Behind you, on the far back of the pad, you'll place your cooler and tie downs to secure it.

By rigging the board in this manner, the weight on the board will be properly distributed to make your outing both comfortable and enjoyable for you and your significant other.

 

 

 

Picking the Right LIVE Board For You

This article is an overview of each model of our boards and a guide for picking the right one for your specific needs and activities.

L2Utility

$1,499.00

On the surface, this lightweight, durable board looks pretty standard. Flip it over and you'll see the unique hydro-v cat hull design of the L2utility that offers paddlers an outstanding balance of a lightweight paddleboard with best in class stability. Utilizing molded construction with carbon wrapped rails, the L2utility design maximizes buoyancy, reduces surface area in the water for greater speed while reducing the weight to volume ratio. This combination of speed, balance and light-weight construction makes it a perfect everything board for any paddler.

  • LENGTH: 12'
  • WIDTH: 32"
  • WEIGHT: 31 LBS
  • CAPACITY: 350 LBS

L2Fish

$2,299.00

The L2Fish, our work horse and most versatile craft. The breakthrough design of the L2Fish allows paddlers to enjoy the most demanding stand-up paddle activities from fishing, to hunting, windsurfing, yoga, and even camping. Utilizing a catamaran style hull and hollow core construction, the L2Fish maximizes buoyancy while greatly reducing the weight to volume ratio of 1:10. The large tunnel in the hull minimizes the surface area on the water, allowing the L2Fish to slice through the water with speed to rival many racing boards on the market today.

  • LENGTH: 12'6"
  • WIDTH: 34"
  • WEIGHT: 51 LBS
  • CAPACITY: 500 LBS
  • FEATURES: INTEGRATED YAK ATTACK TRACKS, DOUBLE LAYER DECK PAD

L4Expedition

$2,699.00

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This board is a beast. We've taken the outstanding platform of the L2Fish paddle board, and expanded upon it to deliver the ultimate fishing/adventure paddle board - the L4Expedition. More paddle board (14ft).  More deck space (8ft).  More capacity (700lbs).  More yak attack track for accessories.  This board delivers all the advantages of the catamaran style design (stability, speed, ease of paddling), while providing the paddler the ability to carry more equipment and move around easier.  And with the extra carrying capacity, this board can fit multiple paddlers with ease.  Don't miss out.  

  • LENGTH: 14'
  • WIDTH: 34"
  • WEIGHT: 62 LBS
  • CAPACITY: 700 LBS

PADDLE BOARD FISHING - NOTHING LIKE IT

By: Russ Novak

Fishing is a progressive and evolving passion. It starts with a Zebco reel and half a loaf of stale bread, and usually peaks somewhere halfway around the world with a Sage fly rod and a hand-tied-super-secret fly. The passion grows and changes, ebbs and flows, and as it does the watersports industry is tasked with staying one step ahead to keep anglers on the cutting edge of technology and to push the boundaries of the sport.

Phil Hughes with one of his many striking catches off his paddle board

Phil Hughes with one of his many striking catches off his paddle board

 With each step in our progression as fishermen we find ourselves ultimately trying to get closer to nature. We reduce the artificial surroundings to minimize distractions, to focus on what we’re really out there for. The real reason we wake up at 4:30am on a weekend, and stay up until midnight tying knots and studying maps isn’t so we can take pictures for Facebook to prove to people we can fish. We dedicate our time to these chores so we can see the sunrise while we drift an empty flat, stalking redfish tailing in the mud. So we can sneak further into the mangrove tunnels to find the hidden bay with rolling tarpon.  So we can silently float into position ahead of the cruising bonefish, the busting jacks, the crushing snook.

It is so we can find our own nature, peace, or solitude; our own escape.

Live Watersports has created a giant leap forward on the progression scale, re-defining the boundary between angler and nature. Fishing from a paddle board puts you completely in control, completely in touch with your surroundings. Though the challenges of paddle board fishing can be great, the rewards are so much greater

Tom Rowland from Saltwater Experience

Tom Rowland from Saltwater Experience

Lance Stehman for the win

Lance Stehman for the win

Paddle board fishing requires an angler to consider many elements that otherwise would not factor in to a day of fishing. When planning your paddle board fishing trip, you must consider the limits of your stamina, how far you can paddle round-trip from the ramp. When you rig the night before you must consider the weight of your gear, access to your essentials, and functionality of each piece that you bring. Depending on where you are paddling, the weather you may encounter, the tide, current, or water depth, you will bring specialty items to help you deal with each. When you load up your vehicle in the morning, you must do so in a manner that lets you get the board to and from the water quickly and efficiently. When you do start fishing, you must factor in the direction your board is drifting, how quickly you can go from paddle to rod, how much drag to use when a big fish starts to tow you around, and how to keep a fish from dragging you into the mangroves. These are some of the challenges, all easily surmountable with a little planning and practice.

Greg Cody showing good form tossing a casting net off his casting platform from his L2Fish paddle board

Greg Cody showing good form tossing a casting net off his casting platform from his L2Fish paddle board

However when you launch the board and take that first stroke of the paddle, standing tall and gazing into the crystal clear water as the sun breaks the horizon, with not a sound except the pelicans diving , mullet jumping, and dolphins breathing: it all becomes worth it. There is no motor noise, no electric hum, no opening or closing of hatches, or anchor chains rattling. Just the soft swoosh of your paddle, the breeze through the mangroves, and your heartbeat in your throat as you see the big redfish tail swaying happily only a cast away. 

Austin Dempsey with a great catch off his custom "Silver King" edition L2Fish paddle board

Austin Dempsey with a great catch off his custom "Silver King" edition L2Fish paddle board

On a paddle board, you have the ability to get much closer to fish, often paddling right over the ones that sneak up on you. Depending on your fin set up, you can get as shallow as a couple inches to chase the skinny fish, and you can handle boat wakes or wind chop with ease thanks to the twin hull design of the L2Fish. The large deck space on the L2Fish makes casting easy in any direction, and the stability allows you to turn around and cast behind you if you must. Throwing a cast net is a breeze from the L2Fish (just remember to spread your legs, bend your knees, and don’t follow the net into the water). The L2Fish and the Utility are also well designed for fly fishing, leaving plenty of deck to manage the fly line, and providing a silent steady platform to get well within casting distance of  any flats or open-water prey. 

Jameson Redding doing some back country fishing off his paddle board

Jameson Redding doing some back country fishing off his paddle board

Fishing from a Live Watersports board is the next level of fishing adventure. The excitement, challenges, and rewards create the ultimate day on the water. The capabilities of the cutting edge designs open all new doors to skinny water fishing, fly fishing, and even open water excursions. Each board can be customized and accessorized to each individual angler, making the boards more functional and efficient than ever before. 

I live for stand-up paddle board fishing. What do you Live for?

LIVE's L2Fish and L4Expedition can be outfitted with a custom free flow live bait well that fits right on the front or back of the board and allows the water to cycle as you paddle.  

Russ Novak's prepped and ready to go for an afternoon of fishing on his L2Fish paddle board.

Russ Novak's prepped and ready to go for an afternoon of fishing on his L2Fish paddle board.