Summer Bream

The temps have been hovering around 100 degrees, so when they dropped into the 80’s, I took the kayak to the local lake for an evening session. Started casting with a grasshopper imitation, but after a limited number of strikes and no takes, I quickly switched to a small green popper w/rubber legs.  From that point on, […]

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Product Review: Gullwing Paddles

I met Art Carlow, owner of Gullwing Paddles through a post he made on LinkedIn. He asked one of our outdoor groups if anyone was familiar with Gullwing Paddles. I was not, so I asked for one to test.  I’m glad that I did. Art quickly sent a new GullWing 230 cm for us to […]

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Safety Cone Slayer In Action

A few weeks ago I posted about a bass bug I had won in a naming contest at J and M flies.  My entry: The Safety Cone Slayer.  To see the original post click here. The bug arrived and I can tell you that the appearance and quality both exceeded my expectations. But could it catch fish? Got up […]

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Memorial Day Kayak Fishing

This morning I spent some time on a local lake fly fishing from my kayak.  Pitching a popper close to the bank yielded these trophies. Enjoy! Tweet

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Canoe vs. Kayak: You Decide

While reading Florida  Fly Fishing Magazine I came across this article which weighs the merits of canoes vs. kayaks as the ultimate fly fishing machine. I prefer my kayak, but he does have some valid points.  Enjoy! Tweet

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A Kayak Tax In Texas?

When you live in a state with one of the highest tax burdens in the US, you’re always interested when another state proposes a tax you don’t have – yet. I was recently reading one of the columns in Kayak Angler magazine when I came across this article.  Apparently there has been some discussion in […]

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Do-It-Yourself Videos On Kayak Accessories

Spent a few minutes on fishyaker.com looking at the DIY section. The short instructional videos (most are less than 2 minutes) teach you how to make kayak accessories such as a bush anchor, pool noodle kayak scupper plug, and window weight anchor.   These items are unique, inexpensive, and show how to creatively reuse and recycle some […]

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Local Lake Fishing

Had a chance to get out today and spend a couple of hours in the kayak on a local lake.  Temperature was around 80 degrees with low humidity. The wind gusted occasionally, but this didn’t keep them from biting.  I kept the same popper on the whole time. Here are just a few pics.  Enjoy! […]

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Liquidlogic for 2011

To celebrate its 10-year anniversary, Liquidlogic is offering some neat improvements to its kayaks and versaboards. If you want more details on what they will be offering in 2011, click here. Enjoy! Tweet

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Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival

While October signals the end of fishing season for some of us in the northeast, one of the largest paddling and kayak fishing events in Florida will be taking place. The Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival, which runs from October 29 – November 7, 2010 takes place in the Gulf Coast towns of Ft. Myers and Sanibel, […]

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Kayak Safety

As the popularity of kayaking and kayak angling grows, unfortunately so do kayak-related accidents and deaths.  The American Canoe Association has a  number of instructional materials on its website.  The link below will take you to its education page. Which ones do you like? Safe paddling! Tweet

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