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

Saturday, 26 July 2014 21:18

ICast 2014 sleeper and sneaker products (pt. 2)

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Part 2 of the ICast 2014 sleeper and sneaker products, if you missed part 1 you can check it out here ICast 2014 sleeper and sneaker products (pt. 1). 
So many big stories coming from ICast 2014 not the least of which is the introduction of the Hobie PA17 and the Best Of Show Winner, the Old Town Predator XL.  These are great achievements in the kayak-angling world, indeed.  But there were so many other products and stories developing at ICast that should interest anglers from every corner.
Friday, 25 July 2014 06:08

Jackson Kayak Cuda 12 First Impressions

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Over the years I have now owned 6 Jackson Kayaks including two Cuda 14's but have never really had seat time in the Cuda 12 as I felt I didn't need to owning a Coosa most of the time for my river boat. I had an opportunity recently to take one of the locals shops boats out on a single…
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 08:26

Beating the Heat

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Well, for a while the talk down here in the south was about the long winter we had. I still hear people talking about how everything is a month late in the patterns due to the long and intense (for Louisiana) winter we had. But now, it’s summer. And it’s here in full force. We’re reaching the mid ninety degrees…
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 00:00

Third Annual Susquehanna Flats Jamboree

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I recently made it down to the third annual Susquehanna Flats Jamboree.  Man what a great event.  This weekend is all about one thing which is raising money for the local Heroes on the Water Chapters.  There were well over 100 people who showed up to support this.
Saturday, 28 June 2014 12:19

Feelfree "Lure 13.5" First Leaked Photo

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I recently got my hands on the first leaked photo of the Feelfree "Lure 13.5". Feelfree hasn't release many details of their latest fishing kayak other then its 13'5" long and 36" wide and will have lots of room to fish.
Thursday, 26 June 2014 18:03

Local Kayak Fishing Clubs: A How To Guide

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It's no secret that local kayak fishing clubs are a great way to promote kayak fishing. They provide a "grass roots" platform to kayak anglers for organized events such as tournaments, rigging days, workshops, seminars, and many other things. They also provide a place for newbies to have their questions answered and to cut the learning curve. And let's not…
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 09:28

Kayak Angling For Freshwater Gators

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No we don't have Alligators or Crocodiles in the Great Lakes Region. We do have what is known as the fish of a thousand casts. Up until a few years ago you rarely saw Kayak Anglers targeting Muskie. The mention of inviting one of these Freshwater Gators into your small plastic floating vessel, would make even an experienced angler think…
In the mid to late eighties, I first became aware of computers, software and new technology. Working in a manufacturing environment building stamping tools in the Automotive industry we had to learn and apply the new technology as it came available, otherwise we wouldn't have survived. This strong foundation has kept me up to date with our digital world has…
Wednesday, 21 May 2014 10:30

Commercial trout fisherman's tale

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This morning after a lovely but rather unproductive trip with two clients, I had the unique opportunity to have an extended conversation with a commercial trout fisherman at the boat ramp.  Before you conclude it was a shouting match over who has more ‘rights’ to the fish or anything, let me be clear that this was no sort of debate…
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