Category Archives: safety

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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W Kayak Rigged For Fishing, Northern California

Here’s a picture of the W500 rigged and ready to go before heading out onto the California Delta. George B. Read more kayak fishing rigging stories >>

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Sensible Kayak Fishing

Makes sense, right? After all, not too many anglers practice kayak fishing, since it’s considered by most to be somehow extreme, in the sense that fishing out of one of those SOT, sit-in, and hybrid kayaks doesn’t feel stable, comfortable … Continue reading

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Kayak Fishing In Tandem – Is It Possible?…

Not an easy question to answer, since a kayak is essentially a solo boat, which doesn’t lend itself easily to tandem applications – In principle, it’s possible, since many kayaks are big enough to take two passengers on board. But … Continue reading

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Choosing a Fishing Kayak: The Mobility Factor

When you come to choosing a fishing kayak, some important factors are simply not discussed by kayak vendors, just because the kayaks they produce rank so low in them. Mobility is such a factor that you won’t find mentioned anywhere, … Continue reading

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The Benefit vs. Hazard Of Resting In Your Fishing Kayak

After you spend long hours in your kayak paddling and fishing, you’re likely to get tired. Stretching while standing up or lying down on the saddle of your W500 fishing kayak can be invigorating or relaxing, and will help drive … Continue reading

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How Important Is Storage When Choosing a Fishing Kayak?

Storage is obviously very important in any fishing boat, and not just in fishing kayaks, because as every experienced kayak angler knows, you need to take your fishing tackle and a lot of fishing gear with you on board, and … Continue reading

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Choosing A Fishing Kayak – The Role Of Aesthetics, And What Beautiful Actually Means

This article deals with the question of aesthetics, when choosing a fishing kayak is concerned. You may think that your kayak should be a ‘lean mean machine’, or the ‘best of breed’ of fishing kayaks, or whatever other notion that … Continue reading

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How To Stay Dry And Keep Your Kayak Cockpit Dry When Fishing Out Of A Kayak

Typically, very little water can get inside your W500 cockpit, because the kayak offers a high freeboard – more than any kayak does. This is true even when you’re launching in the surf, because you can lift the bow by … Continue reading

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