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Personal views and rants about kayak fishing and more by YakAngler.com's founders and pro team members.

Sunday, 15 March 2015 23:20

Some Days Are Like This....

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Some days are like this...YUP! All I caught was a small gill! And snagged the little critter to boot! But....sometimes it's not about catching fish...big fish...lot's of fish...but more about what life is all about....more coming up on this thread very soon! If God were to tell me I was going fishing at the place where we usually catch huge…
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 19:46

Building a Rod Tube

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I've recently been in the market for a way to carry my fishing rods on long trips besides in the lap of my passenger in my truck.  For most trips I lay the rods from the back seat into the front passenger seat but for long trips this seems to annoy my passenger.  After hours and hours of searching the…
Friday, 06 February 2015 00:00

Humility Learned the Hard Way

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Humility comes upon us in a variety of ways. Often, it is our arrogance crashing down upon our heads. Sometimes it is just an unfortunate event that teaches us the deepest of lessons. Although the 2014 tournament season on the River Bassin Trail brought me angling success and four new personal records for bass, it served some mighty, heaping helpings…
Thursday, 29 January 2015 11:40

Kayak Storage

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Recently I have been asked a few times about how I store my kayak. Furthermore, I have seen a few posts about this topic on social media. It is because of this I decided to write an article showing how I store my kayak. I am not saying it is the best way or the only way but simply saying…
Sunday, 30 November 2014 22:41

Cold Water Cranks

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Tis' the season for cold water.  While most fishermen have put their kayaks away for the winter some are still out getting the most out of the low percentage of open water left in the northern states.  Southwest Nebraska is no exception.  The water is cold and some waters frozen over but there are a few spring fed lakes that…
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 15:03

Fishing from the Comfort of Your Home: Research 201

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After reading a post about the lack of posts, I lamented to my girlfriend the situation and she says I’m just too addicted and other people do things other than fishing…especially come the winter time.  Really?  Huh?  Seriously???
In my reports and blog I try to be accurate and mention the bad days along with the good days.  One thing that even I couldn’t get myself to do was to report on some stupid errors I have made along the way.  Sure missed harpoon strikes and lost fish...it happens to everyone and I report those.  But stupid gear…
Saturday, 22 November 2014 23:23

Lowrance Scupper Mount Install

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After a few months of using a swing arm mount on my Lowrance Elite 5 HDI, I wanted to try something different. Ocean Kayak provides a pretty deep scupper hole designed for a transducer on the Prowler Big Game II. The question is how does one go about mounting the transducer to that hole? The answer lies in with Lowrance’s…
Friday, 21 November 2014 23:59

Tournament of Champions...One anglers story...

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Texas, everything is bigger in Texas…right?  Lake Fork Bass are no exception.  These Florida strain monsters lurk in the “Fork” in huge numbers.  So when “Tournament of Champions” director Beau Reed of Austin was looking for the ultimate lake for a “world championship” event he found a gem.   This was a tournament meant to bring in the “best of the…
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