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Motorizing Your Fishing Kayak Makes More Sense Than You Think

Typically, fishing kayaks are too unstable and uncomfortable to be effectively motorized, and the maximum that anglers are willing to do with their kayak is to outfit it with a weak electric trolling motor, which is a solution for short … 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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Stay Dry In Your Fishing Kayak – It’s Better For You

This article is about the wetness problem, which is sometime viewed as inseparable from all forms of kayaking and kayak fishing, as well as types of kayaks (SOT, sit-in, and hybrid).  It discusses the potential hazards and discomfort associated to … Continue reading

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Kayak Fishing Facts You Need To Know- Part 5

This is a short and incomplete list of myths about fishing kayaks. Some of these myths were created and propagated by kayak vendors: 1.  “A kayak is faster than a canoe” –This statement is based on an erroneous comparison between … Continue reading

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Setting the bar for fishing kayaks

So, you want to fish out of a kayak?… Choosing a fishing kayak may seem to be a daunting task, unless you apply a few simple rules that help you set the bar as far as what is acceptable to … Continue reading

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Kayak Fishing In the Riding Position

While it is pretty obvious to most fishermen that fishing standing is advantageous, many who haven’t tried the W Riding (mounted) position may wonder what makes it superior to the customary L kayaking position or to fishing seated in a canoe. … Continue reading

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