Kayak Fishing Ultimate Resource

  • 2016 Kayak Angler's Choice Awards Winners

    With round three in the books, we have tallied all the votes and are excited to announce the winners of the Kayak Angler’s Choice Awards. This is our sixth year hosting the awards, and the kayak fishing community certainly responded. Read More
  • 2016 Kayak Angler's Choice Awards Finals

    We have tallied all the results for Round 2 of the Kayak Angler’s Choice Awards. We had a few ties in the previous round, so there are some categories with more than five finalists. There was a changing of the guard in several categories, with long time finalists not making the cut this year. Make sure to show your support for your favorite anglers, kayaks, and products in the final push to see who will be the winners of the 2016 Kayak Angler’s Choice Awards. Read More
  • Round 2 of the 2016 Kayak Angler's Choice Awards

    Round 1 in the only kayak fishing specific awards, the Kayak Angler’s Choice Awards, is in the books. The responses - more than 4,000 - have been counted and validated. The top 50% for each category have moved into Round 2. Read More
  • Round 1 of the 2016 Kayak Angler's Choice Awards

    The nominations phase of the 2016 Kayak Angler’s Choice Awards was a huge success. Over 1,100 individual nominations were cast for the top kayak fishing products, people, kayaks, forums, and more. Each year the awards gain a larger audience, and this is your chance to have your voice heard. We added a new category this year - Kayak Fishing Employer of the year - and look forward to this year's results. Read More
  • 2016 Kayak Angler's Choice Awards nominations are open!

    You’ll be hard-pressed to find a member of the kayak angling community who doesn’t have strong opinions about their favorite kayak, gear, anglers, magazine, forums, and more. Yes, it’s time once again for the Kayak Angler’s Choice Awards. Read More
  • Hurricane "Skimmer Propel" pedal-drive kayak released

    Jameson Redding and Steve Jordan walk through the new Hurricane "Skimmer Propel", which is the only thermoformed pedal kayak on the market to date. After teaming up with Native Watercraft, there are lots of great features packed into this Hurricane kayak. Read More
  • NRS steps up kayak angler focus

    Jameson Redding talks with Robert Field and David Feutch from NRS about some very specific kayak fishing gear. This year they are really focusing on the kayak angler in the details of their apparel, PFDs, and accessories.  Read More
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Recent Reviews

DreamWave "Tremor" portable Bluetooth speaker
"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
"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
"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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How To articles for all levels of kayak anglers.

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