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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 Good fix on a Warped Hatch
Tuesday, 30 December 2014
Anyone else have this problem? Northern California kayak angler Pychet Tep aka "Chet" found his hatch was warped, and the boat taking on water.  Here's his straightforward...
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...
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...

Trips (Random)

Image Taking a Slowride in Texas
Tuesday, 03 November 2009
    It’s funny the places life takes you and the reasons why. It is something I had never really thought about until Slow Ride Kayak Fishing guide Dean Thomas asked my wife...
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 Fighting the Cold and Wind is Worth it!
Sunday, 04 December 2011
My last two trips have been very tough due to cold temperatures and strong winds. These are conditions a lot of kayak fisherman try to avoid; I've been guilty of this myself. High...

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 Sportfishing Industry Welcomes Sally Jewell's Nomination for Secretary of the Interior
Wednesday, 06 February 2013
For Immediate ReleaseMary Jane Williamson, Communications Directormjwilliamson@asafishing.org, 703-519-9691, x227www.asafishing.org Jewell's background in the outdoor recreation...
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...

In The News (Random)

Image Former President Jimmy Carter receives a kayak from GKF
Friday, 16 October 2009
Randy "RiverPirate" Vining, GKF Exec Board Member and Ocean Kayak Pro Staff Angler presents President Carter with an Ocean Kayak Drifter on behalf of the Georgia Kayak Fishing...
Paddle and Trail to Host "River Bassin Tournament" on July 28, 2012
Thursday, 26 July 2012
The River Bassin Tournament will be a unique conservation minded, paddle-powered or shoreline only fishing event, with a catch-measure-photo-release format that promotes...
Image ReelSonar: Outsmart the Fish
Monday, 07 January 2013
ReelSonar: Fishfinder for Smartphones and Tablets Portable & Affordable! ReelSonar has embraced technology full force, linking sonar technology to your smartphone or tablet....

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