Outfitting

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 in the transducer well of my new T-15. I wanted to use my... Read more...
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 a rudder guy, so it was destined to happen eventually. ... Read more...
Image Bike Pedals for Hobie Mirage Drives
Friday, 25 October 2013
Even dedicated paddlers like myself have to agree the Hobie Mirage Drive is an engineering wonder. Hobie Kayaks and the marvelous leg-powered drive system have opened up kayak fishing to an expanded set of participants, most of whom will... Read more...
Image DownScan Imaging / Down Imaging Shoot Through Demystified
Tuesday, 17 September 2013
Kayak anglers have long debated whether the Lowrance DownScan Imaging (DSI) or the Humminbird Down Imaging (DI) can be used in a shoot through kayak hull application. Some sources on the internet have even suggested that the manufacturers... Read more...
Image Fog Happens
Thursday, 05 September 2013
Fog happens … and sometimes happens fast. I know this and try to keep my eye on it always. I was out recently at Stone Lagoon near Arcata, CA, mostly because it's a beautiful place. I was fishing but not catching. It was “severe... Read more...
Image EZ Kayak Stand
Wednesday, 28 August 2013
We've all used sawhorses to camp chairs to folding cots trying to get our yaks stable for rigging and storage.  Herb Reyes has adapted a folding PVC cradle that's cheap, easy to fabricate, and works like a charm!   MATERIALS:... Read more...
Image Predator 13 Rigging
Friday, 09 August 2013
Mounting the FF.  Given the relationship between OK and Hummingbird FFs, no surprise the boat is ready to receive a Hummingbird FF.  I have taken a liking to my trusty Lowrance Mark 4 though so I had to figure that out. ... Read more...
Image Saltwater Kayak Fishing Checklist
Wednesday, 24 July 2013
Ever get to the beach and realize you forgot to bring one of your essential items for fishing that day? Who hasn't? I have a list made from torn cardboard and written with a carpenter's pencil nailed to the garage wall. Scott Gee (AKA... Read more...
Image Sailing Santa Cruz Kayaks
Saturday, 15 June 2013
Jim Martin is the innovative designer of the Raptor, and owner of Santa Cruz Kayaks. It gets windy almost every day on the Monterey Bay, and of course, that got Jim to thinking.....Take a look at his slick sail design and don't be... Read more...
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 this case we installed a Garmin transducer. Step 1: Use an 8"... Read more...
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 often preventable on-water disasters. For seasoned veterans... Read more...
Image Bow Bungee for the Hobie Revolution
Wednesday, 22 May 2013
I wanted to add some bungee to the bow of my Hobie Revolution mainly to have a place to easily store the mirage drive when I needed to pull it for whatever reason. I didn't want to rely on putting it in the rear well since that space is... Read more...
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 Bay Area. It pays to have someone as talented and dedicated... Read more...
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 an emergency. When selecting a handheld VHF radio for these... Read more...
Image Packing for Kayak Fishing Adventure Travel
Sunday, 28 April 2013
So you're now booked to go on a kayak-fishing trip of a lifetime. As the initial euphoria wears off, the stress of packing sets in. We’d like to share with you some tips and tricks for packing, gathered over the course of multiple kayak... Read more...

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Features (Random)

Image The Electric Kayak Revolution is about to Begin
Thursday, 22 October 2009
The Electric Kayak Revolution is about to Begin I really wanted to get deep into the Everglades Back Country. I knew to get to and from my planned destination was going to take a...
Image Gearing up for Albies
Wednesday, 15 September 2010
Albies are one of the most exciting fish the kayak angler can catch that are relatively accessible. Unlike other tunas, they can be regularly caught from shore launched kayaks....
Image The First Descent
Tuesday, 13 August 2013
Standing under the beating central Oregon sun, dug into a sixty degree incline of a bank alongside the John Day River, Allen Bushnell scanned the flowing water for signs of...

Trips (Random)

Image Kayak Fishing Thailand Report
Friday, 09 October 2009
Last weekend I went with few friends up to Chiang Saen lake, near the Burmese and Laos border. Unfortunately the fishing was really bad, we actually only hooked and landed 1 small...
Image Mothership New Zealand!
Tuesday, 25 February 2014
Justin Orton has done it again! A leader in New Zealand kayak fishing, Orton’s NZ Kayak Fishing Series is recognized as the biggest and the best tournament for Kiwi kayak...
Old Man And The Sea - a Kayak Fishing Story
Thursday, 08 October 2009
The paddle from our launching site at Yokohama Bay to Kaena Point, where we usually turn around and start the return leg, is about two hours. On this day the waters were calm, the...

Fisheries Affairs (Random)

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 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)

2010 Nor' East Kayak Fishing Challenge
Saturday, 17 April 2010
1st Annual Nor' East Kayak Fishing Series has been announced!The 1st Annual Nor' East Kayak Fishing Series has been established for the 2010 season.Proceeds to benefit Casting for...
Image Pro Kayak Angler Drew Gregory to be a Featured Guest on Discovery Channel/Animal Planet’s OFF THE HOOK: EXTREME CATCHES
Monday, 06 August 2012
New program teams Gregory with pro wrestler Showtime Eric Young on Monday, Aug. 6 at 9 p.m. ET July 31, 2012 – Professional kayak angler pioneer Drew Gregory will be a featured...
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...

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