Simply Fishing Tournament-the best format ever?

Simply Fishing Tournament-the best format ever?

Many of us got into fishing because of its simplicity. Its low cost. The ease. However as the sport has evolved kayaks are not as simple. Most tournament kayaks have pedals, some have motors, most have electronics, and almost all are extensively rigged for kayaks...
DIY Kayak Trailer Rehab

DIY Kayak Trailer Rehab

About 10 years ago I bought a used boat trailer and converted it to a kayak trailer so I could carry the family fleet. The original conversion consisted of fabricating a pair of t-posts with padded bars. Kayaks were racked up side down and strapped to the bars. After...
Tips for catching and landing halibut

Tips for catching and landing halibut

Halibut are one of my favorite summer time pursuits as they are a challenge to catch and make incredible table fare. Where I live in Northern California halibut are a seasonal fishery, but in the Southern California they are present all year. Lots has been written on...
Ski Rack Hack

Ski Rack Hack

Transporting all of your kayak fishing gear can be a challenge. Fishing rods are no exception. The advent of long rods for flies, jigs, and bobbers have only exacerbated the challenge. On a recent trip to Oregon one of my buddies had solved this dilemma with a...

Pick your days!!

A successful day on the kayak depends on a long list of variables, and none is more important than weather. Weather and ocean conditions where I live vary dramatically. I northern California, it is not uncommon for wave height to increase from 5 feet to 20 feet in...

Civic Duty

Sometimes the tools we use for recreation can be used for other things. Sometimes these other things can be a lot more important than fishing! I live in northern California and we are in the middle of a severe drought. A local water district was very concerned about...