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Brand:
Werner
Model:
Camano
MSRP ($):
425.00

After four years of hard use my Werner Camano Carbon is still in great shape and an awesome performance paddle.

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Camano Carbon Bent Shaft

I have read many reviews by folks who get a new paddle, use it a few times and then tell us what they think. While these reviews are very useful, I thought people may want to check out a review that tells you how a paddle holds up over time. So here is a review that was four years in the making.
In 2012, I was in my third year of kayak fishing and I was very pleased with my boat. My paddle however was a different story. Like a lot of people I figured I would “save some bucks” so I got a cheap paddle. It was heavy, the ferrule wobbled, and when I was pushing hard the blade would chatter with every stroke. That spring I went to a local demo day where I met a representative from Werner Paddles who showed me the light.
I explained what I didn’t like about my current paddle and what I needed. I also told him that I had a couple shoulder surgeries and my shoulders would hurt after a long day on the water. He asked me a few questions and said “I have exactly what you need.” He reached over the rack and handed me a Camano Carbon Bent Shaft (230).
The first thing I noticed was the weight, it was really light. The ferrule (Smart View Adjustable Ferrule) felt solid and had a wide range of adjustment. The representative explained how the bent shaft offered multiple hand positions which should help my shoulders. I was very impressed, but to honest I wasn’t sure how it would hold up in a tough fishing environment.
Well four years and over 100 trips later, the Camano has proved to be a high quality and very durable paddle. I’ve banged it into pilings, pushed off jetties, and in general treated it tough and it is as good as the day I bought it. The ferrule system is still super tight and functions perfectly. If you are looking for a high quality, light weight, durable paddle you should give the Werner Camano Carbon a try.

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Waters Fished:
  • Large Rivers
  • Large Lakes
  • Small Ponds
  • Salwater Flats
  • Saltwater Bays
  • Offshore
Used:
30+ times

Pros & Cons

Pros:
Weight, Ergonomic Design, Durability
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