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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...
Image OWN A PIECE OF PARADISE
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...
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...

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Outfitting (Random)

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...
Image Hull protection Experiment Using "Slick Strips"
Sunday, 29 June 2014
Two years ago I put some plastic hull protection on my Revo13 and tested it out. Seems to be working great and it has not loosened or fallen off. The boat is used almost...
Image Custom Fit Scupper Transdsducer
Wednesday, 26 March 2014
Andy Treweek is a long-time yak angler from Napa, in Northern California. He fishes the coast for rockies and lings mostly The Lowrance Scupper Transducer mount did not fit well...

Trips (Random)

Image Flathead Catfish Trip
Tuesday, 01 November 2011
Went to Bartlett Lake with Greg this weekend to do a little kayak fishing. We started bait fishing, Greg caught most of the bait as I am easily distracted by shiny objects and he...
Image Kayak Fishing Report from South Africa
Thursday, 08 October 2009
Kayak fishing in South Africa is one of the fastest growing sports in the country with many fishermen joining clubs for the ultimate fishing experience. Locally we call a fishing...
Image Crabbing From the Kayak
Thursday, 08 October 2009
The apron was my design after I caught my first crabs and tried to sort them in the kayak. You should have had pictures of that. I went to a local sail maker and told him what I...

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 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 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)

Wilderness Systems Tsunami Kayak Offer from EMS
Thursday, 15 April 2010
Now through May 2, 2010, customers purchasing a Wilderness Systems Tsunami kayak will receive a $50 Eastern Mountain Sports gift card that can be used for a future purchase....
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...
Image New Plier ProSheathTM Combo with Retractable Tether Introduced by T-REIGN® at OR Summer Market
Wednesday, 07 August 2013
SALT LAKE CITY-- One of the most innovative new devices introduced at the OR Summer Market is the unique 7.5-inch Plier ProSheath Combo with a retractable tether, latest addition...

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