Category: Gear Reviews

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admin May 2, 2017 0

Fidget Spinners

What is a Fidget Spinner?

Do you have ADHD? Even if you don’t, the Fidget Spinner is a toy you won’t want to put down.  Having something in your hands will calm you if you are nervous, anxious, or aggravated.  I have found that spinning my spinner even keeps me from the addiction of checking Facebook constantly.

Coming in different sizes, colors, designs, and quality, one thing they all have in common is a bearing that allows it to spin on it’s axis.

Pick up one today at Leaf in Creek and you will quickly learn the effects the spinner can have on you 😁


Christina Stolaas July 26, 2016 0

How to inflate your new Air Lounger Air Hammock

Do you have a new Air Lounger air hammock and getting tired and winded just inflating it?  Watch our how-to video and inflate it quickly to get you relaxing on air quickly.

Curtis Stolaas April 9, 2016 0

Avex Pint vs. Yeti Rambler

Two great tumblers that are great at holding ice.  But how do they compare to each other?

Robert Brown March 29, 2016 0

Icemule Cooler

Over the last few weeks, I have been trying out 10364057_10100267574216703_4291914910652220628_nan IceMule Cooler. What is an IceMule you may ask? It is a high performance soft cooler that is based on the design of traditional dry bags. The IceMule has no zippers or sewn seams that will leak. To close the IceMule, you simply fold the top three times and snap the buckle. The double-layered shell construction has insulating foam that allows the IceMule to hold ice for up to 24 hours.

Now I know there are coolers out there that will hold ice for days, but that is not the intent of this product. For day trips or overnight camping, the IceMule is great. I had the large IceMule Classic with a capacity of 20 liters. The large has enough room for 12 “adult” beverages and snacks. The cooler is light and has a built in shoulder strap for easy carrying. When not in use, the IceMule rolls up and fits in its own stuff sack for storage.


IceMules come in several designs and sizes that can be viewed on their website or if you are in the Huntsville area, stop by Leaf in Creek Outfitters and check out the IceMule in person.
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Christina Stolaas January 28, 2016 3

Sun Bum Tanning Wipe Review

Reviewed by Christina, this sunless tanning solution is just what she likes.  A greaseless wipe that goes on clear with a pleasant smell we’ve all come to love from Sun Bum.  This product is currently in Prototype but Christina was given some to try as we are Sun Bum’s first Alabama store and know the beach industry swell-on!

Watch Christina’s tan transformation in this video below:


Curtis Stolaas October 14, 2015 0

CamelBak Forge & Mountain Hardware Belt Review

There are a lot of options out there for a hot tumbler.  This review shows why we have chosen the CamelBak Forge as our go-to hot liquid cup.  It’s all in the lid and dishwasher safe!

The Mountain Hardwear belt is also a great gear item with it’s hook feature allowing it to be opened and closed super fast.

Watch the video review below and see for yourself!

Order yours today here

Robert Brown September 2, 2015 3

Rigging a Jackson Big Rig

A walk-through on how to rig a Big Rig.  Robert, one of our local Angler Crew members shows us the rigging of his Jackson Kayak Big Rig.  Many accessories you can make on your own and some are better off buying from your local Kayak shop.  Remember, buy local, its the only way you get to browse a cool shop.

Get a Jackson Kayak Big Rig HERE now from Leaf in Creek.

Curtis Stolaas August 10, 2015 0

Sun Bum Sea Spray


Okay Sun Bum is awesome!  Their sun lotion and blocks are phenomenal so naturally when their hair product line came out we were stoked. You have already seen how great the shampoo and conditioner are from a previous post/review by Christina, but the Sea Spray is what is often over looked.

A product for both women and men, it gives your hair that sexy windblown look and feel that you get from arising from the  ocean curls. Made with Hawaiian Sea Salt, Kelp, and Seaweed, this UV protectant spray offer that Matte look and smell you desire.

Tired of the old bedhead style? Try the new salt look now!

Get it HERE now from Leaf in Creek.

Curtis Stolaas August 1, 2015 0

Grand Trunk Beach Blanket

When going to the beach you need a towel, sunglasses, sunblock (SunBum duh) and a cooler.  Wouldn’t it be nice to have a nylon beach blanket too?  Super light weight and quick drying, the Grand Trunk beach blanket is a fun add-on to your normal beach gear.  Made from parachute nylon, its easy to sweep the sand away and pack up when done.  The large size is great for two people and fun for the whole family to have lunch on.

You don’t have to wait to use it at the beach either.  Use it in the park too or anywhere else you would like some nice nylon bedding to sit on!


Curtis Stolaas July 22, 2015 0

Inflatable SUP illustration

The Evolve Inflatable SUP is great for those who don’t have a way to transport a solid paddle board. It packs into a large sized backpack after being deflated and rolled up and comes with the hand pump and patch repair kit.  These boards do not surf as good as solid boards but hold their own standard paddling.  Wether you enjoy the ocean, lake or river the inflatable SUP will be able to handle it, and sometimes even better than a solid board.  The tough rubber withstands abrasions from sand and rock whereas a solid board would chip or crack.  This makes them great for shallow rivers where you often find yourself in 1ft of water.

The Stability a great.  You still need a board to fit your body size, but being full of air they are extremely buoyant so standing on them is a breeze, this allows the first time rider to become comfortable very quickly.  In really rough surf, like all boards, standing is a challenge and you gain your balance through experience.


Watch the quick illustration of our Evolve paddle boards and come check one out in store soon!