Equipment Features

Image But you can leave your Hat on.
Tuesday, 03 February 2015
Recently, on a trip to the Mt. Lassen area in search of big trout, Kayak Fishing Magazine had a chance to field test some new headgear from Sunday Afternoons clothing company. Our volunteer kayak anglers were stoked at the look and fit of... Read more...
Image Factory Roof Rack ... Fail!
Sunday, 07 September 2014
One of the fun parts of the trips we take is that we get to beat up on equipment. In the past we've broken rods, electronics, mounts, and records. Our recent trip to Kodiak was no exception. Thud! We had just bounced over a speedbump... Read more...
Image Low Angle vs. High Angle Paddles
Sunday, 11 May 2014
Fishing paddles-Blade shape and paddling style. Simply put, if you focus on a paddle that fits you it will means less fatigue, more time on the water and more fish in the boat. A lot goes into a great paddling paddle and each manufacture... Read more...
Image FeelFree Kingfisher Kayak Seat
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Feelfree promotes their Kingfisher seat using a few key facts about this well-made sit-on-top accessory. First they mention its wedge-shape seat bottom.  Next the stiffness of the seat back with lumbar support, and finally the overall... Read more...
Image Vapen fly rod review
Tuesday, 08 October 2013
I was given the opportunity to test out and review the new Redington Vapen 8-weight fly rod a couple of weeks ago. Being the consummate fly fisherman, I always love getting new toys to play with, and really looked forward to giving this... Read more...
Image A Natural Unfolding ... Because We Fish
Wednesday, 02 October 2013
Kayak anglers, especially those connected to the sport's thriving social media scene, have likely heard that the veteran design house, YakAttack, has recently extended their reach into the lifestyle apparel market. Armed with a passionate... Read more...
Image Samsung S4 Active
Thursday, 19 September 2013
AT&T started carrying the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active earlier this summer. Drawn by its waterproof design and its direct applicability to kayak fishing, KFM was quick to get our hands on one, and now after 3 months of use, we share our... Read more...
Image Goal Zero Sherpa 50 Recharging Kit
Monday, 09 September 2013
The GoalZero Sherpa 50 Solar Recharging Kit is a handy "go-anywhere" portable power source, consisting the Sherpa 50 Power Pack and the Nomad 13 Solar Panel. The Sherpa 50 Power pack has a flexible design with muliple charging input types... Read more...
Image Ram Side Track Mounts
Friday, 30 August 2013
RAM Side Track Mounts are a universal mounting solution for a wide variety of RAM kayak products. Available with either a 1.5" ball or RAM Adapt-A-Post™ female spline post, mount your favorite RAM fishing rod holder or camera to tracks... Read more...
Image Sealect Designs Kayak Recreational Footbrace
Thursday, 22 August 2013
New for 2014, SEA-LECT Designs Kayak Recreational Footbraces are designed to be maintenance free with tremendous strength, at a price that’s attractive to everyone! With three attachment options and low profile pedal that mounts easily... Read more...
Image Rhino-Rack
Wednesday, 21 August 2013
KFM encountered Rhino-Rack at the recent Outdoor Retailer Trade Show. Rhino-Rack entered the US market 4 years ago, bringing to market some innovative rack solutions.  Some of their new products you'll be seeing in the US market... Read more...
Image Sneak Peek: RAM Tough-Clamps
Saturday, 17 August 2013
Just got a sneak peak at the newest RAM Mount product. They are called RAM Tough-Clamps. Made from glass reinforced high strength nylon with ALL stainless steel hardware, they'll be a perfect addition for the guy or gal that wants a quick... Read more...
Image MTI New High Vis PFD's
Friday, 16 August 2013
New for 2014, MTI introduces High Vis colors for 2 of they popular kayak fishing PFDs. KAYAK FISHING – 2 highback models in new HIGH VIS colors in RIPSTOP Nylon Solaris F Spec HighbackPopular mesh back vest with front buckles and full F... Read more...
Image Buck Knives Splizzors
Sunday, 04 August 2013
KFM staff ran into this the Splizzors from Buck Knives at OR this past week. It's a pretty neat concept for a multitool. Pliers, scissors, crimpers and even a bottle opener are all integrated as well as a lanyard attach point. The first... Read more...
Image Carlisle Expedition Paddle
Monday, 15 July 2013
  Our recent KFM/Old Town John Day River trip was made all the more enjoyable with the inclusion of Carlisle Expedition paddles. The Expedition is available in lengths of 220, 230 or 240cm. We chose to use the 240, to complement the... Read more...





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