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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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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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Kayaking in the Greek Surf

Patrick is French, and he likes to paddle standing up, and seated. He resides on the island of Crete, in Greece. Says Patrick: “Wavewalk Kayak 500 – Première mise à l’eau – Balade de 1h dans la Baie de Kissamos … 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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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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Motorized Fishing Kayak with Oceanographic Equipment

Here are some more pics of my motorized fishing kayak, and a blog from the project: http://blog.iod.ucsd.edu/RIVET/ We keep talking about turning the wave walker into a robot..autonomous surface vehicle..so I don’t have to drive!…haven’t done it yet but will let … Continue reading

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