Kayak Fishing

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 28, 2020
On March 30th Maryland’s governor made the announcement that at 8:00 p.m. that evening, a stay-at-home order would be in place. I remember the day. I was fishing for the first time out of Wooten’s…
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…
June 3, 2019
Wouldn’t it be fun to take a class in kayak fishing as part of a college degree? Or, take a college class later in life to learn about a new sport? Well, now you can. The Anne Arundel Community…
April 30, 2019
Our kayak fishing pages and our Paddler's Edge columns are dedicated solely to yakkers, and I'm not a kayak fishing sharpie – so why the heck am I writing Paddler’s Edge this month?! Because my…
April 7, 2019
Be on top of your game with the Old Town Topwater PDL. Take a closer look as we review this cool new fishing boat. It is definitely one to consider when selecting a new fishing kayak. Last summer, I…
March 22, 2019
When we made our choices for the 10 Best Fishing Boats Under $10,000, there was just one inflatable boat mixed in with the aluminum and the polyethylene. That was the Sea Eagle, and you might think…
March 9, 2019
For many anglers, the mobility factor is a huge draw for getting into kayak fishing. You can transport a kayak with virtually any type of vehicle and launch it at any public soft launch or boat ramp…