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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...
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...

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Outfitting (Random)

Image Predator 13 - Rudder Install
Monday, 03 February 2014
To date, I've paddled my Old Town Predator 13 without a rudder. I've been happy with the ride, however on a few occasions wished I had a rudder when in the current.  And I'm...
Image ABS/PVC Rails on Wheeleez Beach Cart to Fit Native Slayer Propel
Wednesday, 11 June 2014
So one of the things I disliked about my Slayer Propel is that the hull is shaped in a way that it does not fit well on a Standard Wheeleez Beach Cart. If you use the standard...
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 Sandy Hook 11-29-10
Tuesday, 30 November 2010
It had been a rough fall. Too many days of big surf and strong winds were preventing us from getting on the ocean for the fall run. We got a report for Monday of light winds and...
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...
Image Kayak Fishing the "Ships" with Kayak Kevin
Monday, 12 October 2009
One of the greatest success stories on the Atlantic coast is the comeback of the striped bass. I think the greatest discovery for trophy stripers from a kayak is the...

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 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...

In The News (Random)

Image Hobie® Bass Open Quickly Approaching
Tuesday, 20 May 2014
OCEANSIDE, California – May 20, 2014 - As announced earlier, the Hobie Bass Open qualifier for the Hobie Fishing Worlds IV will be held at the Kentucky Lake Dam Village State...
Image Wilderness Systems Ride 115X Sets a New Standard in Kayak Angling
Wednesday, 14 August 2013
New Customizable Angler Packages Make Kayak Angling Even Easier Greenville, S.C. – Wilderness Systems unveils the Ride 115X, an unparalleled angling kayak package for 2014. The...
Image Hobie® Fishing World Championship Welcomed by Texas Hospitality
Wednesday, 14 November 2012
Oceanside, California – November 13, 2012 – Hobie Cat Company has just welcomed and hosted 42 competitors representing 12 countries for the second annual Hobie Fishing World...

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