A free service that utilizes the real world outdoor experiences of an expert to address outfitting questions and needs.
Staffed by a special team including the P&P owners and our most experienced employees.
Book a day and time convenient to you, and we will select the GearMentor with the right experience.
Perfect for our out-of-town guests or for people with a busy schedule.
Sharing our knowledge and passion is what we love to do!
Choosing the perfect kayak from our selection of over 40 models.
Special rigging for kayak fishing – Sight fishing, Fly Fishing, Trolling, Bass Fishing
Overcoming footwear problems and heat molding insoles for extra comfort.
Selecting and custom fitting backpacks.
Selecting the right gear for long distance thru hiking.
Selecting the right gear for travel experiences like the Camino de Santiago.
Selecting the perfect cargo carrying system for your vehicle – then installing it for you.
Selecting the right gear and clothing for bicycle touring.
Choosing local hiking, fishing and paddling destinations
Long time successful kayak tournament fishermen who have fished throughout our coastal marshes.
Fly fishermen familiar with the local waters
Long distance backpackers who have completed the Appalachian trail, Colorado Trail, John Muir Trail, and many others.
Competitive paddle racers who have completed in the Tour Du Teche, the 410 de Louisiane and others.
Paddling enthusiasts with extensive paddling experience throughout Louisiana as well as the Buffalo River in Arkansas.
Long distance bicyclists that have completed the Natchez Trace and the West Coast of the US.
Give us a heads up via phone if it’s within 24 hours