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Image Haunted Lake
Thursday, 05 February 2015
So, I have this lake near my home. It’s called Lake Nippinickett also known as “The Nip”. Apparently, it’s also drenched in ghostly folklore. As I pulled up this morning, the lake’s creepy reputation made sense. With cold... Read more...
Image The KRAKEN
Monday, 26 January 2015
Since joining forces with Jackson Kayak in 2012, Jim Sammons has been on a mission.  His mission? To partner with one of the most innovative brands in kayak fishing to produce the offshore fishing kayak of his dreams.   That... Read more...
Image Pursuing the Prehistoric
Sunday, 28 December 2014
In August of 2014 I embarked on the greatest journey of my fishing career to date; A week long solo expedition chasing one of North America’s largest freshwater predators, the Alligator Gar. I began dreaming up this trip as soon as I got... Read more...
Image Ready for Liftoff-Cape Canaveral Snapper
Saturday, 09 August 2014
Cape Canaveral Florida is known world wide as the launch pad for the US Space Program. Nicknamed "The Space Coast," everything from the Gemini, Apollo and Shuttle missions have launched from the Cape for the past half-century. Beneath the... Read more...
Image Awesome Halibut in Norway
Saturday, 09 August 2014
Earlier this year a friend of mine working as a guide was out with clients fishing for cod. The client was fighting a good-sized cod and as it neared the boat an enormous dark shape appeared just under it. It was a halibut. The halibut... Read more...
Image Incidental Trophy ... Baja
Tuesday, 05 August 2014
5:15am, somewhere in Baja… There’s something pretty cool about getting up early and being the first one to the beach. Actually I’m just one of only two people on this remote piece of coastline, north or south for probably 50 miles.... Read more...
Image A 73cm Reason to wake up at 3am
Tuesday, 24 June 2014
Nathan Richards and Dylan Matthews     On Saturday it was one of those days that I won’t forget for a long time. The reason being, on that day I finally landed my first Saratoga. It doesn’t end there! I was blessed enough to... Read more...
Image 32.9° N, 118.5° W: California's Desert Isle
Friday, 20 June 2014
I could barely sleep the first night aboard the M/V Islander, an 80-foot long-range charter out of San Diego. It wasn’t the lurching and listing of the vessel as it traversed the large rolling swells of the Pacific, which seemed to be... Read more...
Image The End Game
Tuesday, 13 May 2014
OK. You’ve set the date, made the game plan, checked and re-checked all your equipment. You meet your buddy on-time, get the boats ready and launch before dawn. You’ve got good bait, good intel, know just where to look for the fish of... Read more...
Image The Green Halibut
Wednesday, 30 April 2014
Really? A gaff to land that? We posted up a pic on Facebook last week of a nice halibut caught  in our local waters. Not too big, not too small, maybe 15 pounds, but it was exciting. And it spawned the "End Game" article.... Read more...
Image Rio Tejo Winter Corvina
Friday, 18 April 2014
  Catching fish from kayaks is catching on in Portugal.  Mario Correia from Lisbon submitted a nice little video from an outing he took with a few friends in January. “We do not have any official club, kayak fishing is still... Read more...
Image Sootie Madness from Down Under
Monday, 14 April 2014
The target species for this trip is the Sooty. “Sooty Grunter (AKA Black Bream) is the full name but we call them Sooty for short.” They are a popular angling fish in Northeast Australia, and will take a variety of baits. ... Read more...
Image Off the Jungle Shore
Monday, 07 April 2014
We launched from the beach at the crack of down, on the search for an elusive trophy fish before catching our plane around 11 am. The previous 3 ½ days had been spent paddling miles of extremely scenic shoreline that borders one of the... Read more...
Image Focus - How Mindfulness Influences Angling
Friday, 28 February 2014
Focus is what helps an angler hone in on a specific target area, lure presentation or situational awareness of changing conditions during a tournament or just a day on the water. Each of these represents a different type of focus required.... Read more...
Image To Believe or Not Believe
Wednesday, 12 February 2014
Where does Fishing Wisdom end and silly superstition begin? New Zealand Maniyaks Shane Kelly and Bam Blaikie share some Deep Thoughts from around a New Zealand campfire.  It's all about catching more fish! Solunar theory, earthquakes... Read more...

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Outfitting (Random)

Image Good fix on a Warped Hatch
Tuesday, 30 December 2014
Anyone else have this problem? Northern California kayak angler Pychet Tep aka "Chet" found his hatch was warped, and the boat taking on water.  Here's his straightforward...
Image Home Made Scupper Transducer Mount
Wednesday, 12 June 2013
After seeing the new Lowrance scupper transducer mount work so well on Jackson Kayak, a customer of mine decided to figure out a cheap way to do this for other fish finders. In...
The Perfect Rod for Paddle Fishermen
Tuesday, 13 October 2009
The Perfect Rod for Paddle Fishermen The Perfect Rod for Paddle Fishermen. Some 30 years ago, I began building fishing rods. The motivation was to make a rod do exactly what I...

Trips (Random)

Image Kayak Fishing Report From South Africa
Wednesday, 14 October 2009
News from South Africa I caught this Couta at Umhlanga off Kwazulu Natal on a live mackerel just behind backline on Sat 10 May.It weighed 20.5kg's On Saturday 10 th May I went...
Image Costa Rica Trip Report
Friday, 11 December 2009
My name is Judd Schreiber.  I wanted to send you a report from a kayak fishing trip with kayak fishing guide, Ralph Solano, in Costa Rica.  I usually surfcast for stripers in...
Image Kayak Fishing Journey Around Australia
Wednesday, 07 October 2009
  Up until the turn of this year I'd been working in the realm of journalism in a variety of industries, from outdoor recreation to computer technology, politics, pollution and...

Fisheries Affairs (Random)

Image Marine Recreational Fishing's Economic Impact Rivals Commercial Sector
Monday, 06 May 2013
For Immediate ReleaseMary Jane Williamson, Communications Directormjwilliamson@asafishing.org, 703-519-9691, x227www.asafishing.org Marine Recreational Fishing's Economic Impact...
Image Bottomfish Closures off Washington Avoided for Now
Tuesday, 31 July 2012
Yelloweye Rockfish are a slow growing, long lived fish found along the Pacific Coast from Alaska to Baja Mexico. In 2002 they were officially declared as "overfished" across a...
Image NOAA Reports Six More Fish Stocks Rebuilt in 2012
Thursday, 02 May 2013
May 2, 2013 It was another record-setting year for one of our nation's most valuable resources, our marine fisheries. Today, we are reporting that six more stocks were declared...

In The News (Random)

Whitewater kayak fishing-raising the bar for extreme fishing
Monday, 19 October 2009
During recent shooting for Heliconia’s eagerly anticipated kayak fishing adventure film—ExOfficio presents Kayak Fishing: Game On, world-renowned, big game kayak angler Jim...
Hobie Fishing Trout Trial Tournament
Thursday, 24 September 2009
Want to win a Hobie Mirage Revolution kayak?Check out the Hobie Fishing Trout Trial, an online fishing tournament sponsored by Hobie Fishing for October 2009. Kayak anglers from...
Image Wilderness Systems Phase 3® AirPro Outfitting
Wednesday, 03 October 2012
GREENVILLE, S.C. (October 2, 2012) – Wilderness Systems this week announced the launch of their new Phase 3® AirPro Outfitting across all Wildy models, a system that continues...

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