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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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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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Hazarads Associated With Fishing From Kayaks in Warm, Freshwater

When you’re fishing our of your kayak in warm, freshwater, you might think that nothing could happen to you, if for some reason you lost your balance and fell overboard, but this is not necessarily true. The following article describes … Continue reading

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Kayak Fishing In Tandem, Or With Passengers On Board

Sometime it’s nice to go paddling with passengers on board your fishing kayak. It can be fun to combine such a trip with fishing, camping or bird watching, although fishing in tandem from a kayak is harder and more complicated … Continue reading

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How To Avoid And Repair Scratches In Your Fishing Kayak’s Hull

Going with your kayak over oyster bars, shells, sharp rocks, broken glass, metal debris and even concrete ramps can get its hull scratched. In most cases such scratches are negligible, and you need not pay attention to them. However, if … Continue reading

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What to Carry on Board Your Fishing Kayak

By Jeff McGovern A kayak is not a bass boat, bay boat, or a flats boat when it comes to hauling equipment.  While a kayak can fill most boating roles, space is limited– so serious thought is needed as to … Continue reading

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