Category Archives: ergonomics

A seat for my fishing kayak?

The Kayak Fishing 101 website is dedicated to helping the beginning kayak angler, and one of the questions that some new Wavewalk anglers ask themselves is “Do I need to outfit my W with a seat?” By seat they mean … Continue reading

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Stand Up Paddling and Unkinking in the W Kayak

Jeff is a big guy (6’3″, 245 lbs), and if he can stand up nonchalantly in his W fishing kayak, and drift in the tidal current, anybody can. In this short movie, Jeff explains why it’s important to stand up … Continue reading

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Avoiding Overloading Your Fishing Kayak

What Happens When You Load a W Fishing Kayak? The illustration below shows a W500 kayak in three load points – The left image shows it unloaded. The image in the middle shows it loaded with around 200 lbs (91 … Continue reading

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Kayaking and Kayak Fishing for Kids and Teens

While it is true that the vast majority of kayakers and kayak anglers today are adults and seniors, as has been the case since the advent of modern kayaking, this need not be the case. The revolutionary new W Fishing … Continue reading

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Jeff Shows How To Sit Side-Saddle in the W Kayak

It’s an easy way to precisely move in tight quarters. Around bars and the related cuts they create it’s a way to shift around without moving off the fish. Jeff More about fishing and kayak fishing, on Jeff’s blog > More … Continue reading

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Kayak Exploring in Tampa

Fishing in the closer locales has been kind of slow so I’ve decided to explore a few places farther away with overnight stays. I set up a kayak fishing tour of an area close to Tampa yesterday, and went down … Continue reading

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The Hype Behind ‘Deluxe’ Kayaks

John Fabina, from Milwaukee, WI, had a hearty laugh when he came across ads by a well known, nationwide, catalog and online distributor of outdoor apparel and gear for high-end (dubbed “deluxe”) sit-in angling kayaks, and they declared the following … Continue reading

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Night Fishing in the Stand Up Fly Fishing Kayak, Florida

It was too windy to fish in the river so I stayed in the lagoon by where my friend lets me keep my “W” kayak on his floating dock. I had been out in the morning about 7:30 AM and … Continue reading

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Kayak Fishing After a Long New England Winter

I have already taken my W300 fishing kayak out of mothballs, but I still just don’t have “anything to write home about”. While not impressive, the attached shows a recent bass caught with an emmrod fishing pole. I was hoping … Continue reading

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Offshore Tandem Kayak Fishing Trip – South Korea

Sungjin Kim is the distributor of W fishing kayaks in South Korea, and a master in rigging fishing kayaks. Sungjin created this outrigger system from foam boards and aluminum rods that he cut and assembled himself. His goal: motorized tandem … Continue reading

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