https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PvjKYLUZ4t0 The upcoming introduction of the Old Town Topwater fishing kayak series at ICAST 2018 has been the talk of the global kayak fishing community. Old Town has announced that Topwater ‘craft will come in two lightweight, compact paddle versions—and more recently, that the series will also include a lightweight, hands-free and nimble pedal-powered version featuring the award-winning PDL Drive. Topwater 106 and 120 models are already hitting retailers and Topwater PDL models will begin shipping early July. Old Town company insiders say the launch is in response to the growing market demand for easier transportation/storage, comfort, and overall value. Besides all of the above, a great fishing experience, and a fantastic set of advanced features. Old Town is happy to make yet another big [...]
Join us in OLD LYME on Sunday July 8th at 6pm for our Fourth of July Rock the Dock concert! Bring a lawn chair, a basket, and come down to BHO Old Lyme to enjoy a night of FREE music with Buffalo Jr. and the BHO crew. This will be our 4th of July celebration and we look forward to seeing old friends and NEW faces. All are welcome! Come down and check out the amazing sounds of Buffalo Jr and to toast the SUMMER of 2018!
Enter our Weekly Photo Contest and WIN awesome BHO prizes and maybe a NEW SUP! It's easy to win! Just post up your favorite BHO pic of your kayaking or paddle boarding adventure, Tag it with #bestdayofsummerBHO, and we'll let you know if you won one of our weekly prize packs which includes a FREE kayak/SUP rental voucher, a BHO shirt, a sticker, and you'll also be entered to WIN a BIC Stand-up Paddle Board at the end of the season! Pictures don't need to be anything special other than you, your friends, your dog, or your toes!!! Anything goes...nothing fancy - just FUN, and totally BHO! • FOLLOW @blackhalloutfitters • POST and Tag with #bestdayofsummerBHO • WIN.....it's that easy!!
Of course Dad is FREE! Give Dad something SPECIAL and a day he won't forget this Father's Day! Take the very best Dad in the WORLD paddling at either of our locations and he is FREE! This Sunday, Dad paddles for free when you come out and paddle with him for an awesome Father's Day on the water! It's a perfect way to get dad out of the house, off his lawn mower and more memorable than a tie! This offer is good with the purchase of any rental. You paddle, and Dad's Paddling is on the House! Come on down and give him the BEST DAY of the SUMMER! Black Hall Outfitters is CT's premiere Kayak and SUP outing destination, offering the BEST place for paddling [...]
We are proud to be featured on the cover of the 2018 Ct Tourism guide this year. When the CT tourism board came down to our place to review possible places and experience to feature on the cover of the 2018 guide, they were excited and thrilled at what they found here at BHO in Old Lyme. Our access to the Great Island Salt Marsh Sanctuary, and the vast paddling of the Ct River Canoe and Kayak trail here in Old Lyme sealed the deal! Come down and see what everyone is talking about and experience THE BEST DAY OF YOUR SUMMER! https://youtu.be/5wGwMOZWFJ8
IMPORTANT- WEIGHS-INS AND FINAL AWARDS CEREMONY ARE BEING HELD AT OUR WESTBROOK LOCATION at WETMORES MARINA 362 Boston Post Rd Sign up Today for FLUKE-FEST 2018! We are holding the 4th annual Fluke-Fest 2108 at our brand new location in Westbrook at 362 Boston Post Rd at Wetmore's Marina. Sign up at either of our locations prior to the 5am kick off on June 23rd and be in the Running for either a 2018 Ocean Kayak Trident 11 Yak ($1199 Value!) kayak division, or the CA$H Prize Pool in the Big boat division - $25 per angler- winner take all! Saturday weigh in by 5pm, Sunday final weigh in is at 3pm immediately followed by an Awards ceremony. Join in for a cook-out, prizes, and [...]
OK...SO a little rain jus postponed the fun. Let's Try this AGAIN! We're Kickin' Off the Summer with our First ROCK the DOCK event of the season with JAKE KULAK and the Low-Down! This FREE CONCERT event happens Sunday, June 24th at BHO in WESTBROOK, CT. Be there and bring your chair and baskets!! As always, Rock the Dock is a FREE concert and an amazing time here at BHO. Bring a chair, and some friends, and help support the musicians and artists by showing how much you appreciate the show with a contribution to their tip jar!! BONUS...We will be holding this concert event at our FLUKE-FEST 2018 Awards ceremony..so Double Bang-for-the-BUCK!!..this will be an night of the summer you won't want to miss!! [...]
You Are Invited to the Grand Opening of Our Westbrook, CT Location! We are excited to announce the opening of our SECOND location at 362 Boston Post Rd in Westbrook, CT at Wetmore's Marina! Come join us for Our Grand Opening Event, Saturday, May 19th from 11am-5pm. Come by and see our HUGE inventory of top Fishing gear, Bait, Tackle, Kayaks, SUPs and Paddle-Sport accessories. The event will feature: FREE prizes, HUGE RAFFLE PRIZE POOL and Kayak Rigging sessions. Charter Captain and Local Legend, Phil Wetmore will be on hand for fishing tips and techniques. Miss Molly Fishing Charters and Bell 8 Charters will be on hand and offering FREE PRIZES. We will also have manufacturer reps from Old Town Kayak, Ocean Kayak, BIC SUP, FOLSOM [...]
Take advantage of the BIGGEST SAVINGS of the season For Our MONTH-LONG holiday sale. We have everything priced to move under your tree and fill someone's stocking. Everything on Sale at our best prices of the season, including Demos, and BRAND NEW 2016 and 2017 Models. Give someone on your list the gift of summer with a BHO Gift Card ALL priced at 20% OFF! We have EVERY Old Town Kayak priced at our LOWEST of the SEASON, with FREE paddle and rod holder. All SUPs come with a FREE paddle,Leash and BAG. There is NO BETTER time of the year to come in and SAVE big, so let us help you stick an SUP in someone's Stocking, or put a Kayak under your tree!
If you have not experienced the Swallow murmuration and are in the area, you MUST! The Tree Swallow makes its annual migration this time of year and chooses a small island near the mouth of the Connecticut River to collect before their long journey south. Every evening, thousands of swallows emerge out of the salt marsh and put on a dazzling aerial flight show, swirling, and spiraling in an aerial ballet that will take your breath away. Their formations look like flying fireworks and their precision is breathtaking. This phenomenon happens through September and into October, and is considered one of nature's "greatest shows on Earth." People come from all over New England to experience this amazing show. To see it at water level in a kayak or on [...]