Category Archives: kayak fishing technique

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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Attaching Gear To Your Fishing Kayak – The Easy Way. By Gary Rankel

Having seen some of the elaborate modifications W fishing kayak owners employ to attach paddles and other gizmos to their W’s, I thought I’d share a really easy, low-cost, no-weight method that I use. When I first got my W’s, … Continue reading

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DIY Wooden Paddle For Poling and Paddling Standing In Fishing Kayak

I finally finished that paddle I’ve been building forever, and have paddled it a bit. It’s working out quite well for the W kayak. I laminated the shaft out of one layer of poplar in the center for stiffness, and … Continue reading

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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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Some Cool Ideas For Rigging Your Fishing Kayak – Paddle Holder

Sometimes you’re paddling your kayak, and you spot a fish that you’d like to cast at. The question is, what do you do with your paddle? You’d like to get rid of it quickly, and still be sure it stays … Continue reading

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Some Cool Ideas For Rigging Your Fishing Kayak – Motor Mount

A Kayak Transom Motor Mount Let’s admit it – Paddling a fishing kayak can be fun, if you’re in the right kayak, but it’s a propulsion method that a but limited as far as your travel range is concerned. You … 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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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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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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