Kayak Fishing Ultimate Resource

  • Lessons From My First River Tourney

    In early August I joined 30 other kayak anglers on, what for me, was a completely new type of adventure. The North Texas Kayak Bass Fishing group held a river tournament on the Brazos River and it turned out to be a great learning experience for me. Read More
  • What the heck is an FUD? - Part 2

    How many times have you asked yourself, “Why didn't I think of that?!” That's pretty much how I feel about the FUDs I just had the thrill of testing! Ok, so maybe not a thrill, but being a girl and all, it is pretty cool being able to relieve yourself standing up or kneeling, without soaking your pants or having pee run down your leg. Read More
  • Guideline Eye Gear

    As kayak fishing increases in popularity, companies are developing gear that is more stylish and fashion-forward. This is certainly true for Guideline EyeGear - they are coming out with some great new colors for their many styles of sunglasses. Read More
  • Hobie Kayaks Updates Their Full Line Of Mirage Drive Kayaks

    Several weeks ago we spoke with Morgan Promnitz, Fishing Product Manager at Hobie Cat Company, and asked him if any of the older models of fishing kayaks were getting updates. At the time, Morgan told us that Hobie is always innovating, and that “You never know what the future may bring...” Read More
  • Jackson Kayaks releases the “Kraken”

    The word is certainly out that Jackson Kayaks will be releasing a new boat called the “Kraken”. This kayak was collaboration between Jackson developers and Jim Sammons, host of the Kayak Fishing Show. Read More
  • YakAngler visits Outdoor Retailer

    Last week, we boarded planes and headed to Salt Lake City for the 2014 Outdoor Retailer (OR) Summer Market Expo. We saw countless new products and product updates. Read More
  • AbuGarcia's "Revo Beast" wins ICAST 2014 "Best Freshwater Reel"

    After speaking with Paul Davis from Abu Garcia, it is no surprise that the “Revo Beast” took best Freshwater Reel at the 2014 ICAST New Product Showcase. This low-profile reel is made to handle the big baits that you throw. Alabama rigs, large swimbaits, any other large bait - this baitcaster was made to handle them all. Abu Garcia armed this reel with a 22 lb max drag, and a deeper spool for extra line capacity.   Read More
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Recent Reviews

Ohero “Carbonado”
 
4.5
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”
 
4.0
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..."
Wilderness Systems "Ride 115X"
 
3.8
Reviewed by Mark Watanabe
"After seeing the Wilderness Systems “Ride 115x” on the showroom floor of the Salt Palace Convention Center at OR (Outdoor Retailer) 2013, I knew I wanted to get my hands on one. With some help from Wilderness Systems and Hook1, I had a slightly used Ride 115x dropped off at my campsite at last year’s Columbus Day Boondoggle. Wilderness Systems Ride 115x was designed with the input from the Wildy Pro Staff, and it shows. The kayak incorporates cool..."
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!.


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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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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!


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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.



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