Kayak Fishing

November 9, 2020
When I go fishing I primarily fish out of a kayak, and for that reason I am on the water a lot. In fact, in 2019 I fished over 140 days on a watercraft with another 110 days of stream and pond…
October 17, 2020
It’s late in the ninth month of 2020, which shall undoubtedly go down in history as the Worst Year Ever. Laugh at this, dear friends, because the sharpest mental arrow in our anti-Covid quiver is a…
October 9, 2020
For many Chesapeake Bay anglers, the shorter days and cooling temps of fall signal big striped bass, fat crabs, and football. The land of pleasant living, however, has many secrets. One of those…
September 7, 2020
It’s two in the morning and a white pickup truck rolls into my driveway, so I rub my eyes, grab my gear, and jump into the truck for our three-hour drive to the beaches of Assateague Island. I close…
August 22, 2020
Spending some time on your computer prior to a trip can definitely increase your odds of finding fish, and of being as comfortable as possible while kayak fishing. While kayaks offer many advantages…
July 14, 2020
With the water now warmed up for summer anglers will encounter fish suspended in the water column as a result of environmental factors, making summer trolling tactics and summer chumming effective…
July 4, 2020
It was several years ago that I first heard about chain pickerel in the Eastern Shore millponds. As I read about them I was intrigued that the millponds held so many fish, and that the last two state…
June 9, 2020
One of the first accessories I add when I get a new kayak for fishing is rod holders. When I first got into kayak fishing, I began using Scotty products. There are other good brands, but I always…
May 24, 2020
Looking back at my 2019 fishing log has me thinking about some summertime crappie fishing from my kayak. Fishing for those summertime slabs in the warmer months of the year can pose several…
April 2, 2020
I go kayak fishing, a lot. I like the feeling of being down close to the water at eye level, close to the prey that I am hunting. So it goes without saying that over the years I’ve read a lot of…
March 11, 2020
The good news is that kayak fishing is exploding in popularity, and during my day-job as a middle school teacher I’ve had students agree with me more than once when I remark that fishing is cool…
February 14, 2020
I cast my Whopper Plopper under an overhanging tree, take a few turns on the reel, and the water erupts. My heart races – is it a largemouth bass or my target prey? Diving deep and pulling hard, I…
January 13, 2020
I enjoy kayak fishing at home in the Chesapeake region, and from January through September of 2019 I fished 59 times here at home from my kayaks – but I also fished another 31 times in kayaks with…
November 26, 2019
With such a wide variety of fish to target in our area, it’s easy to overlook one of the most reliable sources for a fun fight that we have access to in the Delmarva region: catfish. Whether you’re…
November 13, 2019
Take a look at any seasoned angler’s setup and you’ll be hard pressed to find a fishing kayak without more than a few custom modifications. After you have Selected the Best Fishing Kayak and you’ve…
September 25, 2019
The DelMarVa Peninsula is a gem among gems to anglers of all types, but there are a few select spots where kayak anglers hold an ace up their sleeve. You say you’re up for an Eastern Shore adventure…
August 9, 2019
Hunting for a new fishing kayak can be overwhelming, and selecting the best fishing kayak is no easy task. Dozens of kayak companies are all vying for their slice of a rapidly-growing consumer pie,…
July 2, 2019
There is good reason that the Hobie Mirage Outback has always been one of the top choices for serious kayak anglers. A stable, yet speedy hull combined with the reliability of the MirageDrive make…