Image Annie Are You OK
Tuesday, 10 November 2015
 Annie Nagel is a relatively  new kayak angler in Northern California. Her forums handle is  "Annie Are You OK." which devolves from some Michael Jackson song, they tell me. Season is winding down here in NorCal but... Read more...
Image Opelu 3
Tuesday, 13 October 2015
Dave Elgas (Boogie-D) is a longtime friend of KFM, and is now featured on Discovery's Pacific Warriors series.  Here's part 3 of 4 on live bait fishing from Boogie.   Aloha KFM.  It sure is amazing how time flies by. Over... Read more...
Tuesday, 13 October 2015
Keith Nguyen and Dan Cao met up with other Nor-Cal Kayak Anglers for a special summer bite off Muir Beach, just north of San Francisco Bay. They were rewarded with one of the BEST fishing days of the summer! By all accounts, day one was a... Read more...
Image What Not to Do
Tuesday, 13 October 2015
Another in a Series of “What Not to Do” We all have habits and checklists for packing up and readying our kayak fishing trips. Being systematic about this phase of fishing helps to ensure one does not forget a critical piece of... Read more...
Image Carpe (nteria) Diem
Monday, 28 September 2015
Central California featured another close encounter of the GWS type this weekend. This fellow was ejected from his Wilderness kayak. The shark punctured the yak enough so as to all but sink it. Luckily, a nearby power fishing boat scooped... Read more...
Image Pacific Warriors
Thursday, 10 September 2015
Check it out.  Kayak Fishing makes the big time on Discovery Channel US.  Featuring our buddies from Hawaii as they pursue Big Game.        
Image Pesca de España
Sunday, 06 September 2015
(Editor’s Note- Denton, also known as Dentex are a big variety of Sea Bream, common to the warm Mediterranean waters near Spain, Italy and Greece. The author is a member of the Jackson Kayak Regional Fishing Team, Malaga Spain.)  ... Read more...
Image Oh My God, Oh My God, Oh My God!!
Thursday, 20 August 2015
Originally, I grew up in Taiwan. Fishing for various species of fish in the local streams and from the rocks was the start of my craze for fishing and the journey that inevitably led me to kayak fishing in Santa Cruz. Moving to Santa Cruz... Read more...
Image Opelu Two
Tuesday, 21 July 2015
Aloha and Happy New Year KFM readers.  Last month I submitted the first article of a four-part series on how to get better at kayak fishing. This series of articles will discuss how live bait fishing can improve your kayak... Read more...
Image No Longer a Newbie
Sunday, 19 July 2015
It's New Year’s, which is a time of reflection over the year. Truthfully, every day is a good time to reflect upon the past but, New Year’s is special in the sense that you are given an artistic license to get cheesy and poetic about... Read more...
Image Stealth Kayaks- “Glass is Class”
Wednesday, 15 July 2015
Stealth Kayaks- “Glass is Class” Stealth Kayaks is not really just "another brand" of fishing kayaks. These kayaks and their designs have been developed over a long period of time under the personal and expert guidance of Brett and... Read more...
Monday, 13 July 2015
Opportunity of a Lifetime Panama !! Home to some of the best sportfishing on the planet. The Pacific coast, already known in sportfishing circles worldwide as a destination for giant everything. Black marlin, yellowfin tuna, popper... Read more...
Image Chasing Kingfish in NZ
Thursday, 02 April 2015
Aotearoa, or Land of the Long White Cloud as New Zealand is also referred to, is made up of two main islands and a number of smaller islands which provide over 15,000 km of coastline with extensive marine life. Fishermen’s heaven!... Read more...
Image How-To: Hawaiian Style
Saturday, 07 February 2015
Aloha KFM readers and anglers! Since I took up kayak angling twelve years ago people have always been asking me “how do I catch more fish kayak fishing”. If you ever attended our free kayak fishing clinics at Windward Boats... Read more...
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...





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Outfitting (Random)

Image First Aid for Expedition Kayak Fishing
Sunday, 12 May 2013
Paul Willet is not only a very experienced and talented kayak fisherman, but an adventurous world traveler, and he makes his living as a full-time paramedic in the San Francisco...
Image Tips on Rigging a Native Ultimate 12 for Fishing
Monday, 19 October 2009
Rigging a Native Ultimate 12 is a subtle affair. At first I was intimidated with all of the open space, the lack of below deck storage, and the absence of a console or deck. But...
Image Upgrade for your Fishing Kayak - Toe Pilot Upgrade
Thursday, 22 October 2009
Here is a simple winter project that will make your kayak rudder system more functional and even easier to use. Most traditional kayak rudder systems are controlled by two foot...

Trips (Random)

Image Wintertime Kayak Fishing Along the Texas Coast
Monday, 12 October 2009
Wintertime fishing along the Texas Coast from Huston to South Padre has been really good this year with water temperature staying in the mid sixties targeting the fish in a 3 to...
Image Kiptopeke - the Cement Ships
Wednesday, 02 December 2009
I just returned from a trip with the Kayak Fishing Association of NY. It was to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge/Tunnel Area of Virginia. The system connects the Delmarva Peninsula to...
Image Kayak Fisherman from Bahrain
Thursday, 08 October 2009
It all started when I learned fishing by my Dad, I was 6 years old at the time and from then on it was kind of a way of life, well it evolved into so many ways of catching fish,...

Fisheries Affairs (Random)

Image "Bad Science" Constrains My Purpose, "Good Science" Facilitates It
Friday, 22 February 2013
It's a never ending battle between the forces that wish to take away our rights to fish, and those that fight to preserve it. In many cases, the fight comes down to the Best...
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 Sportfishing Industry Welcomes Sally Jewell's Nomination for Secretary of the Interior
Wednesday, 06 February 2013
For Immediate ReleaseMary Jane Williamson, Communications Directormjwilliamson@asafishing.org, 703-519-9691, x227www.asafishing.org Jewell's background in the outdoor recreation...

In The News (Random)

Team Ocean Kayak repeats as Team of the Year Third Coast Kayak Series
Saturday, 24 October 2009
Team Ocean Kayak repeated as the 2009 Team of the Year in the Third Coast kayak Series. Team Ocean Kayak’s Vincent Rinando, Captain Filip Spencer, Jeff Herman, Sam Rinando, and...
Image 225 pounds of blue marlin, unassisted!
Wednesday, 01 September 2010
225 pounds of blue marlin, unassisted! That's the early word coming out of Hawaii's Aquahunters forum, where two-time Makahiki tournament champ Andy "FBI" Cho of Kona tangled...
Image Aqua-Bound® Paddles Introduces the Posi-Lok Ferrule System
Sunday, 03 February 2013
Aqua-Bound, a brand long associated with lightweight, performance-driven kayak paddles, is proud to introduce the "Posi-Lok" ferrule system. Built 100 percent from market...

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