Kayak Fishing Ultimate Resource

  • Kayak Fishing Fails To Learn From (Part Two)

    We've already looked at a couple of epic fails in the first part of our article, so without any further ado, here are a few more kayak anglers who had less than stellar experiences out on the water.  Read More
  • 5 Of The Strangest Kayaks Available

    Check out these five kayaks that shunned traditional designs for something a little more strange. Read More
  • Fishing Rod Storage Options

    One of the most important items you will own, apart from your kayak, is your fishing rod as without it you can forget about catching anything. For such a valuable tool, it is surprising how little care often goes into Read More
  • Inexpensive Kayak Gear To Add To Your Christmas Wish List

      While this time of the year can be stressful on your wallet and patience, it also means that you can look forward to some new kayak angling gear if you are lucky. Read More
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
Monday, 02 July 2012 16:52

Sneak Peek from YakAttack

Written by
Rate this item
(5 votes)

Luther Cifers, owner and head mastermind behind YakAttack Gear, released a couple photos last Thursday of some of the latest stuff coming out of R&D.

First up is what they’re calling the “HardHead.” This is a crate cover that serves multiple purposes. First, the HardHead puts a solid cover on your crate. Should you find yourself upside down in the water, items in the crate will be secure. Second, the side rails allow mounting options for GearTracs and MightyMounts. Finally, the sliding cover itself can be used as a cutting board for bait, and doubles as sun protection for things (like soft plastics) in the crate. Pretty slick!

yakattack hardhead

This is one of my favorite new things from YakAttack. Ok, well, it’s not all that new. What they did was “de-mast” the VISICarbon! What I’m calling the VisiLite is just the top light and flag from the VISICarbon. Instead of the mast, a standard size nut has been inserted into the bottom of the light. Now you can put this where ever you want. As the photo suggests, you can attach it to a camera mount or ScrewBall. I’m thinking this is awesome for the DIY guys, especially those of us on the West Coast that wish that the VISICarbon was another two feet taller. Perhaps you don’t want a taller light, and think they’re all too tall for you. This is a great answer, because now you can attach the light directly to a GearTrac or MightyMount and it will just be inches above the deck of your kayak.

yakattack visicarbon

The GlowCone is a diffuser for the existing light. The whole idea is to make the light look larger, and therefore more visible. Tests show that the light appears more visible at near distances.

yakattack glowcone

The GlowCone will be available early next week, while the others will be out later this summer.

I almost forgot: Luther also mentioned a new DogBone designed for use with the MightyMount. This new DogBone is an ideal solution to give your light some extra height, or just give you a taller mounting point for other things. My first thought was to put a ScrewBall on one end, and raise my RAM rod holders higher off the kayak. This will also be available soon at YakAttack.us and other retailers.

yakattack dogbone

Last modified on Tuesday, 03 July 2012 07:53
Isaac Miller

About the Author: Isaac Miller considers himself an "equal opportunity angler" and will fish anything that will take a hook. Isaac often makes live internet video broadcasts when fishing from his kayaks, giving up-to-the-second reports on conditions and tackle choices. He also blogs at www.isaac-online.com and is a YakAngler.com Pro Staffer as well as Co-Host for Kayak Fishing Radio's Wild West show, PR Director for Recycled Fish, and co-owner of Green Tackle.

Comments  

 
# Pam 2012-07-03 01:14
I loved these when I first saw them on the Yak Attack website. Great!
 
 
# Pam 2012-07-03 01:14
I loved these when I first saw them on the Yak Attack website. Great!
 
 
# ntkfc 2012-07-05 21:19
crate looks good.
Shown to open sideways on kayak with rails running sideways.

I would have expected to open from front and hinge backwards. with rails fore and aft.

I need to rethink my vision.
Still looks very useful.
 

Please login to post a comment.

Get the YakAngler Newsletter!

Keep tabs on all the latest from YakAngler.

Latest From The Forum

    • Crow Horse's Avatar
    • 2019 NRS Chinook changes....
    • I sent NRS an email expressing my disappointment with the Chinook changes. Here is their reply.... Thank you for reaching out about the 2019 Chinook....
    • 6 hours 35 minutes ago
    • cmonkey's Avatar
    • Did I make a huge mistake?
    • I own both, sit on top and sit inside. Originally I purchased one for me and one for the girlfriend/guest, but I find that when fishing in cold...
    • 13 hours 33 minutes ago
    • Kayak_angler's Avatar
    • Bonus!
    • Congratulations on a great pickup. :up: It is nice to find out you have bonus money sitting out there somewhere. I need to start searching around,...
    • 14 hours 38 minutes ago

More Topics »