Word-of-mouth is generally the best way to find out about great spots for fishing trips, but you can also use technology to your advantage. Most of what you read on the internet should be taken with a grain of salt, but if you know where to look and what to look for you can increase your odds of locating a great fishing spot. This is where a web mapping service, such as Google maps or Google Earth can be invaluable.
For every win, there are often also a couple of epic fails. In 2016, a couple of anglers discovered the hard way that things don’t always go the way that you planned when you take your kayak out on the water. Here's a quick roundup of some funny kayak fishing fails that we have discovered on Youtube:
A lot of anglers (freshwater or saltwater alike) normally miss the best time of the year to be fishing. Many are either missing out this time of the year because they are putting down the rods to pick up that rifle for deer hunting or they just feel that the cold weather is way too bad to be fishing.
It’s that time again, the time when top water action heats up! This past week I went out to Calcasieu Lake (Big Lake) and although it was a little slow, I managed to pull out a few specs and redfish. The nice thing about it was, except for one flounder they were all on topwater. I did attempt to throw other things, but the surface action is what they wanted.
As an angler, you never want to tell your friends a fishing story that starts with “You should’ve seen the one that got away!” If you’re having trouble landing bigger fish, you’ve come to the right place! Understanding certain principles and learning the fundamental skills of landing a fish after you’ve hooked it will increase your success. Here are some tips that are sure to help you land a big fish soon.
Swimbait fishing is one of my true passions, and something I have devoted the majority of my fishing time towards over the last four years. I will launch an ongoing series on swimbait fishing from a kayak fisherman’s point of view. Although a “Kayak Swimbait 101” crash course is on the way, I find that mistakes teach more than lectures. These Top 10 mistakes are all hard-learned, hard-earned topics I hear echoed by other experienced swimbait fishermen.
Welcome to a new kayak fishing season in 2016! We all have our own rituals, habits, favorite places, and go-to tackle while out on the water. I'm guilty of it, too, and rarely will I stray from my norm. I'm sure what you're doing is working just fine, but I have a challenge for you: break out of the box, and try some different things this year. What do I mean by different? Check out my ideas!
Preparing for cold weather kayak fishing is extremely important if you are considering lengthening your yak angling experience. Deciding when to start preparing for cold weather kayak fishing is dependent on water temperature not the time of year.