Kayak Fishing

Kayak Billfish Tournament

Kayak Billfish Tournament

The thrill of hooking, fighting and landing a billfish is something that ranks high on any angler’s bucket list. Doing it from a kayak and winning cash while doing so is something worth bragging about. Anglers can do just that …

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I want one… Intro to New Hobie Mirage® i11S Kayak

New Hobie Mirage® i11S Kayak

Hobie introduces their collection of inflatable kayaks including the new Hobie Mirage i11S with MirageDrive® technology. The i11s, introduced to the trade at the recent Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City, took center stage in the Hobie booth. Like …

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Christina Weber – “I Just Want to Fish”

Photo by Chris Kennan

On a quiet morning during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, a charming young lady, standing on a Hobie fishing kayak in the middle of a pool, coerced me into trying the kayak for myself. By the end of my …

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Southeast Coast Saltwater Paddling Trail

Kayak paddlers assemble for an afternoon on the water. Photo by Jeff Dennis

More and more coastal residents and vacationers have concluded the natural resources that really define coastal life are best experienced from an up close and personally propelled watercraft perspective.  A new website designed with those paddlers in mind offers maps …

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It’s In The Bag – Folbot Float Trip

Intern David Grubbs pilots his Folbot in the Ashley River. Photo by Jeff Dennis

While looking for a small watercraft to enjoy on rivers and lakes, I stumbled upon a modern kayak with a rich history that is worthy of the spotlight. The Folbot (pronounced Full Boat) is a foldable kayak that fits in …

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Monster Fish Dominate Kayak Fishing Event

Photos Courtesy of Extreme Kayak Fishing, Inc.

Anglers competing for big fish and big prize money in Extreme Kayak Fishing’s two-day Battle in the Bahamas offshore tournament got more than they bargained for. On April 25, fishermen from Florida, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Virginia raced their kayaks …

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Top Gifts for Kayak Fishing

The incredibly powerful Princeton Tec Vizz headlamp.

Selecting a gift for a kayak fishing can be a tricky undertaking but the gifts listed below are sure to make the recipient a happy paddler.   Powerpole Micro Anchor Anchoring while kayak fishing can be a bit problematic at …

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Transporting Your Kayak

Now you have your new kayak and are rigged and ready to fish, but unless you are one of the lucky few that live on a body of water that is good to fish you have to find a way …

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How to Rig a Kayak for Fishing

Rigging a kayak for fishing is a task that requires some forethought and planning but also can be a constant work in progress. There are those kayak fishermen out there that have fully customized their craft with more options, gadgets …

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How To Select A Kayak For Fishing

So you’re hooked! You want to get on the water and catch fish like never before from a kayak, but it seems as if there are as many different kinds of fishing kayaks out there as there are lures to …

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Kayak Fishing Tactics, Accessories Evolving

Jerry McBride hoists a bull red drum caught from his Hobie kayak fishing. Photo by Jeff Dennis

Fishing from a kayak? You bet. As the economic downturn of the past few years left some fishermen unable to afford the luxury of a traditional fishing boat, the timing was right for several kayak makers to launch a more …

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