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More than a decade on the water, kayak fisherman Chris Payne shares, adventures, tips and the mistakes he’s made so you can laugh, learn and love kayak fishing as much as he does.

Monday, 09 March 2015 15:19

Not Everyone Gets a Trophy

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Life teaches some hard lessons. The sooner we can learn and apply these lessons, the better our lives will be. At least that is what I am teaching my kids. This weekend my son learned a very hard lesson. Not everyone gets a trophy.
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 10:35

Three Lessons Moving From Power Boats to Kayaks

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Today's column is written by CJ Scott who shares with us the three lessons he's learned moving from powerboat fishing to kayak fishing. 
Tuesday, 17 February 2015 11:40

KBS Stop #1 Recap Interview

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I recently had the chance to catch up with Robert Field, President of Kayak Bass Series. Event #1 was in the books and I asked him to reflect on a few things to share about the event. Here is the interview and a video about the first stop in Astor, Florida. 
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 09:47

Plan C

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Over the years I have often needed to change from Plan A to Plan B. A couple of times I’ve even used Plan C.
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 09:31

Fishful Thinking

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With the weather acting schizophrenically, I've used the cold days to do a lot of reorganizing, rigging and prep for the upcoming tournament season. I'll only fish a handful of events but I want to at least make it worth the time and effort. Trying to figure out, by reading maps, old notes and revisiting way points has me trying…
Tuesday, 20 January 2015 14:46

The Court Jester and Lee Van Cleef

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When I was very young, I remember both of my grandfathers taking me fishing. Sometimes it was on their boats, sometimes it was on the bank and sometimes in a float tube. I learned to catch perch, crappie, catfish, bass and carp. I learned different techniques, about different lures, how to cast different reels and how to watch a line.
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 09:08

Guest Blog: Why I Don't Tournament Fish

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Tournaments aren't for everyone. Some people are burnt out while others like to keep competitive drive away from fishing. Wanting to understand better, I am lending my space today to JD Desrosiers to tell his story. 
Tuesday, 06 January 2015 09:17

An Open Letter to the Kayak Community About PFDs

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I was contacted yesterday about a concern that arose while kayak anglers debated, argued, and plead their cases for wearing or not wearing a lifejacket (PFD) in their kayaks. I thought the plea that was made needed to be heard so I've decided to publish it here. PFDs may be an easy issue on the surface but it can get…
Tuesday, 30 December 2014 11:25

Got the Kayak for Christmas. Now What?

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Every year it happens. For the last decade that I have been around kayak fishing, Christmas brings a great new flood of people to the sport I love. Thousands of new anglers, looking for a way to get on the water or maybe a different way to get on the water, ask for and receive a kayak for Christmas.
Monday, 22 December 2014 13:11

Thoughts on the Fish Hunter Smart Phone Fish Finder

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Laced through my Facebook feed this year have been pictures and links to a portable fish finder that you use with your smart phone. Many of the sharers have asked if I had seen it, tested it or had thoughts on it and until recently my answer had been no. Now, thanks to Dean over at Tightlines Premium Fishing Tackle…
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