Kayak Fishing

June 5, 2024
It’s getting late in the day and the sun is setting, but all you can think about is tying one on. Is it time to get lit? Your kayak, that is. And now you have more choices than ever, as manufacturers…
April 25, 2024
Merriam-Webster defines Communication as: “a process by which information is exchanged between individuals through a common system of symbols, signs, or behavior.” These kayak anglers may spread…
April 13, 2024
Powered propulsion has a plethora of pluses when it comes to kayak fishing, but choosing which is best can be a tricky task to tackle. Let’s take a look at some of the hot options out there,…
March 8, 2024
The spring perch runs are great, but they can also cause the shoreline of your favorite spot to get crowded with anglers. What to do? Well, dust the winter cobwebs off the kayak, get your gear ready…
January 20, 2024
As a new kayak fishing season approaches both paddlers and pedalers will be keeping a sharp eye out for the cool new gadgets and goodies that can help us catch more, bigger fish. Ready to start…
January 5, 2024
So, you want to get out on the water and take a cast from a kayak to catch that trophy fish, but you haven’t yet taken that first kayak fishing adventure? Here are 10 tips to take into consideration…
December 11, 2023
These tips are excerpted from the latest book by author John Veil, “The Way I Like to Fish - A Kayak Angler’s Guide to Shallow Water, Light Tackle Fishing.” The author with a nice redfish caught…
November 7, 2023
Okay, this may be one of the more boring aspects of kayak fishing, but don’t discount a good tackle storage crate for your kayak. Yes, you may have a bow hatch on your rig, under-seat storage, or…
October 23, 2023
Okay, this may be one of the more boring aspects of kayak fishing, but don’t discount a good tackle storage crate for your kayak. Yes, you may have a bow hatch on your rig, under-seat storage, or…
September 27, 2023
Over the years I’ve always wanted to visit Smith Island, do a little fishing, and eat a slice of their famous Smith Island cake. This year I got to do just that when I was invited to be a judge for…
August 26, 2023
As an angler my biggest asset for a successful outing is my kayak. Taking proper care will insure years of fun fishing on the water. Whether you’ve invested a few thousand dollars or a few hundred in…
August 3, 2023
It’s one a.m. The winds howl as ice forms on the surface of the Bay under the crisp black sky. The rest of the world sleeps, but a few bleary-eyed, battle tested anglers overcome the somatic calls to…
July 25, 2023
Have you ever dropped your kayak in at the launch and then looked out and thought, “now that’s a lot of water,” as you wondered where to start the day of kayak fishing? Well, I have! To solve this…
July 8, 2023
Mounting a fishfinder on your fishing kayak is a big help in many Chesapeake fisheries, but getting the transducer mounted in a kayak isn’t always straightforward. The two most common ways of…
May 20, 2023
Speckled sea trout, spotted trout, specks, yellow mouths, or whatever you may call them are a fun fish to catch out of a kayak, and you can catch them in relatively shallow water on the central…
May 10, 2023
You don’t need an expensive boat and a large fuel bill to enjoy productive Chesapeake Bay fishing. Small vessels like kayaks bring lots of shallow water areas into play and can be very productive.…
April 14, 2023
White perch are a semi-anadromous fish, meaning they migrate into tidal fresh and slightly brackish waters each spring to spawn. White perch spawn from April through June and are found along the…
March 13, 2023
Over the years I’ve used my kayaks to fish on lakes, creeks, rivers, and of course for Chesapeake Bay fishing. I’ve even fished off the coast of Maryland in the Atlantic Ocean out of a kayak. But not…