I get a lot of messages about my cold water kayak fishing gear so I wanted to breifly throw together a quick blog overview of what I wear. I adhear to the three “W’s” when it comes to layering for cold water fishing. I want to be clear here though. Cold water fishing is a […]
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You can check out my most recent article for Kayak Angler Magazine’s blog. If you want to get the “big bite” during winter you’ll have to slow things down to a snails pace. This is particularly true when fishing bottom dragging baits like, hair jigs, paddle tails, tubes, and small crawfish imitations. Here are five […]
I recently posed the question on my facebook page, “What is you biggest challenge as a kayak angler right now”? Roughly 90% of the responses where voicing frustration about dealing with strong winds when kayak fishing. It made perfect sense to me because I asked the question at about mid fall when windy days are […]
Here’s a simple kayak rack that I built from PVC. It’s sufficiently sturdy for two or three kayaks, light, and inexpensive. It seems very stable but if you are concerned about stability just use the bottom two racks for kayaks and the top racks for paddles. I built the rack for roughly $130 in material […]
I’ve always noticed that despite good paddling technique and a well thought out approach that I create more noise than I feel is acceptable when stalking bass in shallow clear water. I have resisted putting any kind of sound deadening material on my kayak up to this point because it’s just way too expensive for custom cut padding and […]
This season I changed over to the Leverage Landing Net exclusively. The primary reason that I prefer this net is that the design allows me to stay centered in my kayak while still having the power needed to reach out and hoist a trophy smallmouth bass! The unique handle design of the leverage landing net […]
Here are a few quick tips from two fellow Wilderness Systems Pros. Key question to address typically are: How much weight capacity do you need? Do you want to stand? How much speed and/or maneuverability do you need? To compliment the video, I wanted to talk a little more about selecting a river fishing kayak […]