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Image "Just a Taste" of the THE CRYSTAL COAST
Saturday, 25 March 2017
     Possibilities! Left to right, you can fish the Gulfstream, surfcast the beach, drift the estuary or target salt marsh creeks.   I flew in to the Outer Banks region of North Carolina from my home in California. On... Read more...
Image Beauty and the Beast
Monday, 06 February 2017
  After those mighty California storms and plenty of rain, Nick and I decided to kick off the new year with some good ol’ sturgeon fishing. We prepared all day Saturday and went out on Sunday 1/15 for our first fishing trip of the... Read more...
Image Kayak Crabbing
Wednesday, 04 January 2017
Ocean conditions in Northern California can get nasty in the winter. So far in 2016, we’ve had a series of large swells and a few low-pressure situations that have made kayak fishing hazardous at best. With the more severe nearshore... Read more...
Image How To Stay Ready!
Tuesday, 06 December 2016
In a section of the US best know for its Blues Men, Chris Ritchie From Aurora Missouri is a "Bass Man."  Just like the Bluesmen of old, Chris has learned the importance of always, always being ready. Here's he gives us a breakdown... Read more...
Image GAME CHANGER: PREDATOR PDL
Saturday, 09 July 2016
    Old Town® Introduces Pedal-driven Predator PDL™ Advanced human-powered fishing watercraft offers unrivaled hands-free boat control and fishability, including forward and reverse   Old Town, Maine (July 8,... Read more...
Image 2016 HOBIE FISHING World Chamionship
Tuesday, 17 May 2016
The 2016 Hobie Fishing World Championship is Coming to Louisiana                                        May 11, 2016 by Paul... Read more...
Durban South Africa
Thursday, 14 April 2016
Roscoe Rautenbach shares a crisp little video with a nice tuna on the popper....  
Image Adder Rock Offshore Challenge
Thursday, 14 April 2016
Rodney Pacitti shares more good times down under.                   
Image AFTCO Flathead River Float
Thursday, 07 April 2016
 Click for slideshow The AFTCO brand is instantly recognized by anglers worldwide. Aftco is the premier supplier of traditional fishing clothing as well as being on the cutting edge of modern materials, design and functionality.... Read more...
Image The other LA
Tuesday, 23 February 2016
Captain Brian Sherman fished with our OK teammate Mike Coneen and  John Kumiski the first week of December down in Venice, Louisiana (LA).  Expect to see more from Captain Brian as he is another fanatic, for sure.  Man,... Read more...
Image Kayak Fishing Aloha - RoKKiT KiT Kauai Hawaii
Monday, 01 February 2016
Two of the top locations that I have always dreamed of fishing from on kayak are South Africa and Hawaii. With the opportunity to go to South Africa being put on hold this year, and time away from work and the family booked in, the stars... Read more...
Image Argentina-Bacota Shark
Monday, 01 February 2016
The Bacota shark has a widespread tropical and temperate range including the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian oceans as well as the Medditeranean and Black seas.  It is a coastal shark, and can grow as large as 11 feet.  These are... Read more...
Image Bass Pro Redemption
Tuesday, 15 December 2015
So, this new guy moves to town. Miles Burghoff. He goes to our local shop, the Kayak Connection in Santa Cruz, CA and arranges for his first kayak, an Old Town Predator XL to be shipped to the shop.    KC owner Dave Grigsby... Read more...
Image This Guy's got an Eye!
Monday, 14 December 2015
We all take pix of our fish.  Some of us take really good pix.  Then there are guys like THIS! Mikey Sabadic captures the essence and the inspiration for me. Glad you like my photos. I've been getting a lot a positive feedback... Read more...
Image #PFD Save a life
Monday, 14 December 2015
  #PFD Save a life #PFD Personal Flotation Device Save a life and *SHARE AWAY*The Fisherman's Journal Railblaza Academy Sports + Outdoors Hooked Up Salt Life Optics Posted by Next Level Fishing - Kayak Fishing TV on Thursday,... Read more...

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Outfitting (Random)

Image Maximize your Handlheld VHF Radio's Battery Life
Sunday, 28 April 2013
A handheld VHF radio is an indispensable tool for kayak fishing adventure travel, for angler to angler communication, listening to weather forecast, or a lifeline in the case of...
Image Hummingbird Scupper Transducer Install on Ocean Torque
Thursday, 24 February 2011
Posts and DIY threads for this install are few and far between so I figured that I would keep a    photo journal of how I made this install. I really didn't know what to...
Image Custom Gear Holder by HOOK 1 - Kayak Fishing Gear
Wednesday, 21 October 2009
Custom Gear Holder by HOOK 1 - Kayak Fishing Gear So now that you have taken out your fishing kayak a couple of times and you have a good idea where you want the basic fishing...

Trips (Random)

Image Alaska 2008
Monday, 23 November 2009
While down in the Everglades I got a call from Troy (yakonthefly) asking if I’d be interested in a trip to Alaska the following summer.  He and Allen (polepole) had been there...
Image Kayak Fishing My Way
Monday, 21 September 2009
                 The first time I heard about kayak fishing I almost laughed.  How in this world one can think about catching fish on
Image Chasing Rainbows in Northwestern Montana
Tuesday, 03 September 2013
Slowly shifting her hefty weight about the well-trodden porch of The Dirty Shame Saloon, a large woman in a tattered yellow bathrobe palpated a rolling pin as she stared at a pair...

Fisheries Affairs (Random)

Florida's Net Ban Vacated
Wednesday, 06 November 2013
Tuesday, 05 November 2013 15:07 Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 November 2013 15:11 Written by CCA Florida Leon County Circuit Judge Jackie Lee Fulford yesterday vacated an automatic...
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)

Image Feelfree Launches the Lure 10 and 11.5 - Fishing Kayaks Designed for Stability and Comfort
Monday, 17 March 2014
  Swannanoa, NC, March 17, 2014– Feelree US, LLC (Feelfree US), is pleased to officially announce the much anticipated launch of the Feelfree Lure 10 and 11.5 kayaks...
Image Astral's G.14 Outsole Compound Brings River Shoes to the Next Level
Wednesday, 28 August 2013
Asheville, NC, Aug 27, 2013 - Astral, the leader in the whitewater and recreational paddling market, has long been regarded as a key innovator in paddle-sports equipment. The...
Image 2013 European Fishing Tackle Trade Exhibition Best of Show
Monday, 17 June 2013
The European Fishing Tackle Trade Exhibition (EFTTEX) was held this past week in Vienna, Austria. Every year the EFTTEX is put on by the The Eurepean Fishing Tackle Trade...

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