Kayak Fishing Ultimate Resource

  • Lowcountry "Redfishville Shootout"

    Early fall is a great time to fish here in the Lowcountry. Daytime temps start to dip to comfortable levels, and the inshore bite is really starting to heat up. As the days shorten and kids go back to school, fall offers kayak anglers prime conditions for inshore flats fishing. So why not fish for a cause?  Read More
  • Is the Kayak Fishing Boondoggle “moving on up?”

    The Kayak Fishing Boondoggle™ needs your vote to be considered for a $150,000 grant from Chase’s Mission Main Street program, sponsored by Google. Read More
  • Travels of a YakAngler - Kayakpalooza V

    Shortly after returning from my last adventure with FeralOne, I took a nine-hour drive to Lincoln, NE for Kayakapalooza V to wrap up the summer travels. Kayak fishing in the Midwest has really picked up speed and becoming a popular sport. Tournaments are popping up all over the place, but this is one of the longest running in the Midwest. Read More
  • Stop Spamming: A Social Media How-To Guide

    “Please stop spamming my social media feed!” Have you been thinking that more and more lately? Yeah. So have I. Unfortunately I used to be that guy. It was the formula for promotion and growing your personal brand. The problem is that the formula has changed. I’ll explain the new way to promote but first, a little background.  Read More
  • Bass Pro Shops Pony Creek 2014

    Teaming up with Bass Pro Shops and Yak-Gear.com provided for what would be an excellent turnout for an early fall kayak fishing tournament near Council Bluffs, Iowa. Retail giants like Bass Pro are noticing the growth of kayak fishing across our country, especially here in the Midwest region. Read More
  • Travels of a YakAngler - Razorbacks and FeralOne

    My next “Travels” journey involved another trip to Arkansas with my family, and this one had a side adventure planned. After coming off the high from placing third in the Midwest tournament, I was excited to fish new waters and meet another great kayak angler, Chris Funk, FeralOne. Read More
  • A Better Blog in Eight Steps

    When I tell people I have a fishing blog, it invokes lots of facial expressions from surprise to admiration to confusion. Telling them that it’s more specifically a kayak fishing blog usually puzzles them. “How many people would actually read a kayak fishing blog?” is what their faces say. The fact is, every segment of hobby, craft, sport and trend has a following. A niche. Read More
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Recent Reviews

Tackle Shack
Reviewed by Mark Watanabe
"Finding our selves without kayaks at 7 pm Friday night, we were in a scramble. Adam and I needed to get our hands on some form of roto-molded flotation device to use on our last fishing day in Florida. We stopped by a small kayak shop in Largo but they didn't have any rentals left. Three calls to other shops “without naming names” ended in “Sorry but we can’t help you”. Our final stop was a..."
Ohero “Carbonado”
Reviewed by Greg Becker
"As much as I love 7’6”and 8’ spinning rods for flats fishing from my kayak, I’ve experienced two issues. The rod butts tend to get in the way when casting from a low seated position, and the leverage of the longer rod takes its toll on muscles and joints after hours of casting and “walking the dog” with a topwater plug. Enter Ohero Fishing’s new 7’ “Carbonado” series rods, specifically designed for kayak fishing. When I first spoke with..."
ENO (Eagles Nest Outfitters) “OneLink Sleep System”
Reviewed by Mark Watanabe
"A few months ago, the YakAngler crew took a ten-day road trip that took us from Louisville, KY all the way down into the Florida Everglades. We had lodging set up for a few stops, but the majority of the trip was unplanned. I wanted a quick solution that was easy to pack, didn’t take up much space, and could be deployed on uneven ground. Looking through online reviews,, I decided on the Eagles Nest Outfitters “OneLink Sleep..."
Want to know what is biting in your area?

Regional Kayak Fishing Reports.

See what kayak fishermen are catching and how with our weekly reports. Our staff and community regularly contribute kayak fishing reports from around the country. Get detailed information on what's biting from locations like the Chesapeake Bay, Mosquito Lagoon, Puget Sound, the Lakes of the Heartland and more!.

Are you new to fishing from a kayak?

How To articles for all levels of kayak anglers.

With the help of our staff and community YakAngler is constantly adding new how-to articles. Read specific articles on kayak rigging for offshore fishing, setting up your kayak for river fishing, winter kayak fishing strategies, creating a float plan and more. Everything a new kayak fisherman would need is right at your fingertips!

Looking for YakAngler stickers and gear?

Clothing, Stickers, and Fishing Kayak Accessories.

We have everything an angler would need to Pimp Their Kayak! Find a selection of Vinyl Decals with the YakAngler logo, Hawg Trough fish measuring devices used in many of the CPR Tournaments, Custom YakAngler UV Buff’s, long and short sleeve Fishing Tee’s. Will all this stuff catch you more fish… No, but you’ll look good doing it!

Looking for new kayaking and fishing products?

All the latest fishing and kayaking products.

YakAngler.com always strives to find the latest Fishing Kayaks and related products to hit the industry. With regular attendance to ICAST and Outdoor Retailer we have insight on the new products about the hit the market. Keep an eye out here for product profiles on new paddling, fishing, and outdoor gear.