It wasn’t until last season that I got bit by the river fishing bug. Up until that point, bank fishing was my only way of gaining access to small stretches of my local rivers in search of our elusive Illinois smallmouth population. I was fortunate to have some success that I built upon over the … Continue reading River Kayak Fishing…an Introduction
This has been thought about quite a bit for the last few months, but after several changes over the past year and my limited amount of time available to be out on the water I have decided to stop competing in online events. Before I get into it I want everyone to know this is … Continue reading Some reflection on online events…
Frog fishing has to be the closest thing to heart stopping mayhem in the bass fishing world. It’s a go to technique during the dog days of summer, and a staple when your faced with weed mats and pad fields that would make most everything else unusable. It can also be one of the most … Continue reading Hollow Body Frog Fishing Tips
As we evolve as kayak anglers it becomes our nature to want to upgrade. We buy the new kayak and we want to trick it out with a bigger depth finder, lights, USB ports, etc. All of which are great products to give you more functionality while out on the water, but with all of … Continue reading How to size a 12 volt battery
I’m like any other fisherman when it comes to getting excited about a new product. Especially when it’s something that I use often and will improve my performance on the water! This time it’s the release of the brand new Bending Branches Angler Pro Carbon, and from what I have seen and felt I can … Continue reading Bending Branches debuts the Angler Pro Carbon!
I have been lucky over the last several years experiencing tournament fishing both as a co-angler from a bass boat and solo as a kayak angler. Every experience I have been put in over that time frame has really helped me develop as a tournament angler because of all of the different waterways and anglers … Continue reading Tournament Practice 101
Alberto, trilene, san-diego jam, FG, albright, snell…no these are not the names of some 80’s hair metal bands, but a few of the limitless knot options that anglers have at their disposal to tie directly to a lure or main line to a leader. With all of these options available it can become confusing on … Continue reading The top 5 “need to know” KNOTS!
I was finally able to take the first test run with the Torqeedo 403 Ultralight motor on the NuCanoe Pursuit and all I can say is WOW! It took some time and a lot of thinking to find the best way to set it up but I think I have it just about right. Still … Continue reading Torqeedo 403 Ultralight Install on the NuCanoe Pursuit
Fish pictures are probably the hardest thing to get right when kayak tournament fishing…especially when it comes to keeping track of each fish that you catch throughout the day. Below is a list of tips that have helped me keep better track of my catches that will hopefully help make the submittal process that much … Continue reading Kayak Tournament Picture Organization Tips!
With the advancements in the sport of kayak fishing and the need to have the competitive edge, more anglers are starting to discover technology that bass boat anglers have relied on for decades. One of them specifically is side imaging technology that a lot of new depth finder units are coming standard with. Currently this … Continue reading Side Imaging…on a Kayak?!?