Real world advice from the author of Outdoor Parents, Outdoor Kids
Fishing and other sporting kayaks continue their exhilarating evolution. Where once they might have all popped from the same mold, these days manufacturers are busy filling every conceivable design niche. Many new fishing kayaks are stable enough to stand in, providing anglers an elevated view. Also in the past year, kayaks equipped with small electric motors hit the market in a big way. If that rankles your paddling-purist sensibilities, take heart. The traditional fishing kayak is still going strong, and why not? It was practically perfected over the past few years.
Nothing on the planet matches self-propelled boats and water for the spectrum of gratifications; from thrills to serenity, and from awe to that delicious touch of terror.
Wanna’ get into kayak fishing? There’s are a lot of fishing kayaks to choose from. In this episode of Kayak Fishing Tales, Ken Whiting explains how to select the right fishing kayak for your unique needs. Watch How to Choose the BEST Fishing Kayak video.
A look at some of the country’s top paddling schools
World Champion kayaker Ken Whiting explains that the rudder isn’t just there to help you turn your kayak. It’s principal purpose is actually very different and relates to a key boat handling characteristic that all paddlers should understand.
Trolling live bait is one of the most effective ways to land fish from a kayak. In this episode of Kayak Fishing: Game On, Jim Sammons provides valuable tips on how to go live and live large.
Learn how to rig your kayak for fly fishing.
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