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Why and How To Motorize Your Fishing Kayak

Here are some observations related to motorizing your fishing kayak: 1.) Many kayak anglers do not appreciate paddling a great distance to get to a good spot. Spending time kayak fishing is preferable to pedaling or paddling. Large, expensive motorboats that require trailers, ramps … Continue reading

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The Realization of the Stand-Up Kayak Fishing Dream

Fishing standing in a kayak has often been dismissed as an impossibility, and didn’t receive much serious attention in the fishing kayak community. Fishing kayak manufacturers, knowing they couldn’t effectively offer this as an option, tried to play down the idea … Continue reading

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How to avoid scratches in your kayak’s hull, and how to repair such scratches once they occur

Hull scratching can occur when your fishing kayak travels over sharp surfaces, such as concrete ramps, oyster bars, and sharp rocks. Scratches are usually not a problem, and do not need much attention. Nevertheless, if you want to avoid scratches on your … Continue reading

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Hybrid fishing kayaks – reality, myth, and hype

Older fishermen are on the look for new products to improve their kayak fishing user experience, especially in terms of stability and ergonomics. Some kayak companies are attempting to match this demand by offering wide fishing kayaks known as Hybrid … Continue reading

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Paddling Your Fishing Kayak With Others On-board or in Tandem

Sometime it’s fun to bring passengers on board your fishing kayak when paddling. Combining fishing, camping or bird watching, with paddling in tandem can add to the fun, although obviously paddling your fishing kayak in tandem can complicate some activities. The … Continue reading

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Did kayak fishing have a future as an extreme sport?

Kayak fishing is perceived as an extreme sport by the majority of people who fish. What makes kayak fishing extreme are the following facts: Compared to motorboats, fishing kayaks offer inadequate stability and they basic comfort. In addition, they fail to … Continue reading

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