Birthday float trip in the Ozarks

Birthday float trip in the Ozarks

Last weekend I had the opportunity to fish beside a man who “took a kid” fly fishing once. Some 25 years ago, Ben introduced his sons to the passion. This month he turned 63 and they decided to take him fly fishing to celebrate. But don’t get confused Ben fishes hard....

Old Father Thames

The River Thames is on my door step, a magnificent river that I have match fished from the bank many times but never launched a kayak onto. Myself, Keith Ward and Jim Marsh had been discussing a trip on it for nearly two years but we just never got around to it....

The Essense of UK Kayak Fishing

The Angler Afloat Ladram meet is now in its sixth year and sums up the UK Kayak Fishing scene. Essentially kayak anglers, their families and friends take over a holiday park in Devon for a weekend social. The site is in Ladram Bay which offers a picturesque launch...

Cuda Bassin’

One of the things that I love the most about kayak fishing is the places that I can explore that motor boats can’t. This is a little lake up in the mountains that we found utilizing Google Earth. It took us a bit of effort to find access utilizing old logging roads,...

VIDEO- Ladram Bay

A short video of my final morning at the Angler Afloat Ladram Bay Meet in the UK. I spent a murky morning doing some ultra light jigging from the yak and very light bait fishing just catching whatever was there. Fantastic fun in a stunning location....

Cuda Carpin’

Utilizing a kayak to aid in the pursuit of carp on the fly is a game changer. New locations, new waters and new fish that potentially have not seen a fly angler yet now become reachable. There are a few things to keep in mind when using a kayak for carp.. 1.Widen your...

A Bit of Bassing Redemption

After my poor weekend at the Scarborough Kayak Fishing Tournament I wanted a good session just to prove to myself that I can still catch fish. As I was at my parents the obvious venue choice was the Humber Estuary and the target was bass. Over the years I have learnt...