Kayak Fishing Ultimate Resource

  • How To Make A Heavy Duty Kayak Fishing Milkcrate

    The humble milk crate is still a favorite with kayak anglers looking for a cheap and effective way to store gear or tackle within easy reach. However, if you are looking for something a little more sturdy and versatile, it is well worth checking out this great tutorial from forum regular, Aliex Folgueira. In the video he demonstrates how you can take an ordinary milk crate and turn it into something that not only looks good, but will also last you a long time. Read More
  • Results Are In For First Dedicated Offshore Kayak Fishing Competition in Victoria, Portland

    Australia Day weekend saw 35 offshore kayak fishing enthusiasts duking it out for top honors at the Sea Sherpa North Shore Challenge. It is the first dedicated offshore kayak fishing competition for Victoria and more than $3,000 worth of prizes were up for grabs. Read More
  • Great Fish, Great Talent at Mosquito Lagoon Classic 2017

    This past weekend, 25 Anglers traveled from across the Gulf Region to fish the famous Mosquito Lagoon for bull redfish and gator trout.  Captain Pat was there and tells us all about it. Read More
  • Using Online Maps To Plan Fishing Trips

    Word-of-mouth is generally the best way to find out about great spots for fishing trips, but you can also use technology to your advantage. Most of what you read on the internet should be taken with a grain of salt, but if you know where to look and what to look for you can increase your odds of locating a great fishing spot.   This is where a web mapping service, such as Google maps or Google Earth can be invaluable. Read More
  • Best Fishing Kayaks Under $500

    Buying a kayak for fishing is a lot cheaper than buying a more traditional boat, but some of the newer and more expensive models can still put a serious dent in your bank balance. However, if all you desire is to get out on the water and fish, it is possible to pick up a few bargains along the way. Here are six kayaks that might not be as feature packed as their more expensive brethren, but can be yours for under $500. Read More
  • Always Weigh Your Trash

    Jeff Singleton recently embarked on his first winter smallmouth trip and caught something unwanted and unexpected. A trash fish. Or maybe not. He tells us all about it. Read More
  • Interview with Kevin Nakada from Sea Samurai

    Kevin Nakada owns and operates the Sea Samurai kayak guide service in the San Diego area.  He is known as the Sensei at catching yellowtail and has plenty of good stories to share. Kevin works for the Hobie Cat company in their technical support section and is their fishing team coordinator. He also provides a top-of-the-line kayak fishing guide service in the San Diego area. He will assure you a trip that will become a memory of a lifetime and make you a warrior on the water.  Let’s listen to Kevin’s thoughts and experiences on fishing from a kayak.   Read More
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Recent Reviews

DreamWave "Tremor" portable Bluetooth speaker
 
5.0
"I’ve been trying out several different Bluetooth speakers, both for on the water and at the beach or campsite. The small ones are okay - until you turn them up. They either start to distort, or just are not powerful enough to be heard on more open spaces. Then came the DreamWave “Tremor”. The battery-powered Tremor boasts a whopping 50 watts of crisp, clean audio - more than any other portable unit I’ve seen on the market. It can..."
Fenix PD35TAC flashlight
 
5.0
"Between my years in the fire service, law enforcement, USAR, and the great outdoors, I’ve had the opportunity to look at, play with, and use a LOT of different flashlights. Last fall I wanted to replace the light on my duty belt with a high-output LED unit. I’m a Fenix fan, so the PD35 series was an obvious choice. The heart of the PD35TAC is a Cree XP-L (V5), driven by either two CR123 lithium ion batteries or a..."
Hobie "Mirage Outback" 2015
 
4.2
"If you have pedaled or fished out of a pre-2015 Hobie Outback and think you know what they are all about think again. The new 2015s have the same basic lines below the water but the changes above the waterline make this kayak one of my favorite fishing kayaks to use. When you first get into the new Outback you will immediately feel how comfortable the new Vantage seat is. You will wonder how you ever sat on the..."

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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!


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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!


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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.



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Community Length Records

A list of all the current record fish species, submitted by kayak anglers from our community.



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