Category Archives: rigging your fishing kayak

Watertight riveting

If you want to use rivets in a DIY kayak rigging job, you may wonder how to make the rivets watertight, namely seal them. The Wavewalk site features a new article about making a riveting job watertight It explains how … Continue reading

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How is the world’s best fishing kayak made?

The Wavewalk™ 700 promises to be the world’s best fishing kayak in the tandem plus solo category, whether human powered or motorized. This means it would work great for both a crew of two fishermen as for one fisherman. In … Continue reading

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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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Fully Rigged W Fishing Kayak

The battery for the motor is located in the front, between the hull tips, in special wooden box I made. More about motorized kayak fishing >

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Photography Equipment On Board W Fishing Kayak

I’ve had the kayak out a number of times now and am dialing in my photography setup. I found that splaying the tripod across the top of the cockpit is much better than having the legs inside. This way, I … Continue reading

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Rigging a Fishing Kayak with a Transducer

I recently upgraded to a combo fish finder GPS unit. I was using a suction cup to hold the transducer to the side of the W but I noticed it would create drag and occasionally fall off. I tried several … Continue reading

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Gary Rigs his W kayak With and Anchor System

In my never ending quest to simplify and diversify using my Wavewalk kayak, I just added a cable anchoring system. I first assembled the pulley arrangement as per Jeff McGovern’s video in the rigging section of the W website (which … Continue reading

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Fishing Kayak Rigged With High Seat and Toolbox

People always have to ask about the W fishing kayak… and I tell them to get one. I now have rigged a Minn Kota electric trolling motor that works great for positioning an runs to a spot or back to … 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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