You Can Make Fishing Easier on a Kayak With These DIY Tips (video)

The Ascend 128T sit-on-top kayak is the flagship of the Ascend fleet, considering that it’s the longest and best equipped. I own an Ascend 128T and needed to customize my rig to fit my preferences for kayak fishing. By adding these four basic fishing enhancements, I made my 128T kayak even more fisherman-friendly.

Kayakers, Are You Being Practical About Cold Weather Fishing?

It might be tempting to think of kayaking or canoeing as a spring-summer-fall activity, but as long as the cold water you fish isn’t hard—that is covered with a sheet of ice—then cold weather fishing can be a great time for kayakers.

Shopping for the Right Fishing Kayak? Answer These Five Questions

Kayaks are great fishing craft, better than a boat in a lot of situations. For small ponds or waters with limited access, a kayak is a great way to get on the water and after fish. These little boats also are good for many rivers where shallows keep larger boats out.

The Perfect Spring Fishing Trio: From a Kayak, To Docks, For Crappie (video)

Crappies are called “America’s favorite panfish” for a number of reasons. They are willing biters, fun to catch and taste great in the pan. The only tricky part—usually—is finding where to fish them. Since crappies tend to orient toward cover, whether that cover is downed timber, brushpiles or docks, the first step is to find some.

How to Build a Winter Kayaking Safety Kit (video)

Kayaking in the winter can be very enjoyable but it does present risky situations that you must be prepared for. Consider the unpredictability of the cold weather and how it presents many challenging survival scenarios to winter paddlers and kayak anglers. One of the most helpful items which is seldom discussed is a cold water safety kit.

3 Kayak Fall Fishing Accessories

Unlike summer, fall fishing from a kayak can be a little more difficult. The winds are back, the weather starts cool and can get warmer or cooler depending on the forecast, and fish just aren’t as easy to find without the right tools. These three kayak fishing accessories will help you succeed in your kayak angling adventures this fall.

Prepare Yourself for Winter Kayak Paddling (video)

Winter kayak fishing can be a great escape from the hustle and bustle in town. To do so in most areas you’ll need to beef up your wardrobe since the temperature will be around or below freezing for the next few months. The following five things should be on your list for making kayak fishing in the winter a much more enjoyable time.

How Does a Kayak Bass Fishing Tournament Work? (video)

Are you curious about how kayak fishing tournaments work? Kayak bass fishing tournaments share a lot of similarities with the bass boat tournaments of the FLW and Bassmasters but significant differences can make a first tournament tricky. Knowing exactly how it works is the first step.

Summer Kayaking: 6 Cool Summer Sun Protection Ideas

Summer, especially in the south, brings lots of fun in the sun. Plenty of options are available to make sure your fun doesn’t result in a burn. Nobody wants to spend Day 2 of their vacation smeared in aloe vera gel and walking like a zombie.