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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 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...
Image Torpedo Live Bait Holder
Tuesday, 17 May 2016
  STEALTH KAYAKS NEW ZEALAND has come up with another great idea. The very popular and cleverly designed kayak live bait tube.This live bait tube was designed for keeping...
Image Gear Required by the United States Coast Guard When on Kayaks
Wednesday, 29 May 2013
For many of us, the encroaching warmth of summer signifies a seasonal increase in kayak angling opportunities. With the longer and brighter days, however, come tales of tragic and...

Trips (Random)

Image Kayak Fishing Thailand
Wednesday, 21 October 2009
Kayak fishing in Thailand has always interested me and my goal for the last few years is to go out there to fish for about 10 days. I have been talking with my buddy Jon, who...
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 My First Great Lakes Chinook from the yak
Monday, 19 October 2009
Actually my first in 16 years even counting shore fishing. Had a couple on last year but lost them both within seconds.Got this 17lb Chinook (king) salmon today. I knew it was...

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...
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...
Image Landmark Vision for Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Management Unveiled by Policy and Industry Experts
Thursday, 13 February 2014
Blue ribbon commission recommends enhanced fisheries management while upholding saltwater recreational fishing’s economic, social and conservation benefits Miami,...

In The News (Random)

Image LifeProof Introduces Cases for Samsung Galaxy S4
Friday, 20 September 2013
- Sleek, all-protective cases made for the Galaxy S4 will be featured for the first time at Pepcom 2013 Holiday Spectacular! - SAN DIEGO, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/...
Image Bending Branches Welcomes Chad Hoover
Thursday, 05 December 2013
  Widely considered one of the most exciting personalities in kayak fishing, Chad Hoover makes even the calmest waters seem more enjoyable. This winter, Hoover has announced...
Hobie® Mirage® Islands, A New Way to Fish
Friday, 19 July 2013
Contact: Ingrid Niehaus(949)499-2225iniehaus@hobiecat.com Hobie® Mirage® IslandsA New Way to Fish Oceanside, California – July 10, 2013 - Whoever said that sailing and...

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