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Understanding more about the SOT fishing kayak design

Do you fish out of a SOT (sit-on-top) kayak, or have you tried fishing from this platform? If so, you may have wondered why it is sluggish and hard to paddle, and why water coming out of the scupper holes … Continue reading

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About Motorizing Your Fishing Kayak

Electric or gas outboard? Electric trolling motors can be very useful on kayaking ventures, but once the battery goes flat, a rather unfortunate situation, you may find yourself stranded a long distance from your initial launching spot. When this happens, … 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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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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Kayak Fishing Facts You Need To Know- Part 4

What’s a fishing kayak, actually? The common ‘fishing kayak’ is in most cases a wide, stabler recreational kayak accessorized with ‘special’ features for kayak fishermen such as rod holders and hatches. But while recreational kayaks are normally very affordable, fishing kayaks … Continue reading

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Gary Battles Big Ray from W Fishing Kayak

I took the W fishing kayak out yesterday to test my new anchoring system. I made a few casts and thought I’d hooked the bottom until it took off. This guy was a load to bring in. Fortunately, I managed … Continue reading

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