Kayak Fishing Ultimate Resource
  • Six Strangest Kayak Fishing Encounters

    Kayak angling is a very relaxing hobby and a great way to unwind, but like all outdoor activities, it has its fair share of dangers. Most of these dangers can be avoided by using common sense, the right gear and taking all the necessary precautions. However, sometimes you will run into unexpected scenarios that are virtually impossible to plan for.  Read More
  • Tips for Angling from your Stand Up Paddle Board

    While nothing beats the comfort and convenience of fishing from a good kayak, there are a growing number of people who take to the water with stand up paddle boards. Initially, these boards were used only for relaxation or exploring, but more and more of them are also popping up as being angling specific. Read More
  • 2018 Sailfish Smackdown Results

    The anglers in the 2018 leg 1 of the Sailfish Smackdown were outstanding, and battled the most extreme conditions ever presented.  Read More
  • DIY Modifications To Make Your Fishing Kayak Even Better

    Most fishing kayaks these days come equipped with pretty much everything you need to get out on the water and start reeling in some big fish. However, as with any type of hobby, there is always room for improvements or customization. Read More
  • Five Yak Angling Watches Worth Your Time

    For many people wristwatches have become outdated, with cellphones fulfilling all of their functions and more. Many others who do still wear wristwatches, do so more as a fashion statement and not really as a way to know what time it is. However, this doesn’t mean that wristwatches are completely obsolete just yet.  Read More
  • Spencer Releases Jonesin' for Beyond the Breakers

    Spencer Jones requires no introduction in the Yakangler community. We followed him last year when he attended the Extreme Kayak Fishing Sailfish Smackdown and shared his adventures with us on video. Spencer had so much fun and learned so many things from this experience that he decided to put it into a book for other newbies who want to go beyond the breakers to benefit from. Read More
  • Handy Kayak Angling Gadgets & Gear

    Just because kayaks offer a more low-tech approach to angling doesn’t mean you can’t find plenty of gadgets and gear to make things more interesting. Read More
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Recent Reviews

"First I was told I would have this in 7-10 days. - About 2 months to receive. Kayak came with water inside. Small amount came out when I removed the plug. Most of the water is still in there. Told it is weighed before shipping and weight was correct. Lie, water weighs a lot, would have shown a difference. They wanted pictures and model number - sent Send back the kayak, I pay freight and I have..."
Santa Cruz "Raptor Sit On Top"
bart rutley
"I wanted a kayak that was light and stable, and, these are "all that." "
Duckett Fishing 360 Series Reels
"I absolutely love using these reels. I have the 7:1:1 ratio because I mainly frog fish. It's really fast and smooth. Definitely worth the money and more."
Eddy Gear Stingray XL
"The only kayak I can fish standing lots of storage and fairly light"
Perception "Pescador Pilot"
Martin D. Mitchell
"I would buy again. This has been working out better than I thought it would. I packed my drive with marine grade/saltwater resistant grease as soon as I got it. Hardware is of high grade across the platform. It is sea worthy! Just be smart about it. "
Field & Stream "Eagle Talon 12"
"This is an affordable beginners fishing kayak. If you are looking for something to fish in or just recreational paddling, this will work. It moves well in rivers and lakes and tracks well for a 12' kayak. It's stable while sitting but is not good for stand up fishing (31" wide). There is plenty of storage but no options for adding additional equipment like a fish finder or camera, etc. The seat is horribly uncomfortable for more..."


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