Washington Angler Breaks Kayak Halibut Record

Leo Vergara on first halibut trip when he scores 124 pounder

Whip the Wind Kayak Fishing

Jackson Kayak pro offers tips on the right lures for windy days

Kicking Tires: Kayak Fishing Demo Days

Want to try out the latest fishing kayaks and gear? Get to a demo day.

Tip of the Week: Choose a kayak and paddle that are right for you

Jackson pro staffer Bill Schultz on finding the combo that's right for you


Louisiana to Host 2016 Hobie Kayak Fishing World Championships


The sixth annual Hobie Fishing World Championship will take place in La Fourche Parrish, Louisiana, December 4-10 2016. Located in Southern Louisiana 90 minutes from New Orleans, La Fourche Parrish is the gateway to Cajun Country and the Gulf of Mexico, offering a distinctly Louisiana “bayou” way of life and promising a memorable experience for […]

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Washington Angler Breaks Kayak Halibut Record


By Jerry McBride Washington angler Leo Vergara shattered the kayak halibut record (for a halibut taken from a kayak outside of Alaska) when he weighed in a 124-pound Pacific halibut on the last day of the short season, besting previous record holder Lee Landrum’s 85-pound halibut, also caught off Washington, by a whopping 39 pounds. […]

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Take (Someone Else’s) Kid Fishing


By Jeff Little I’m giddy. I get to take my son fishing tomorrow. From the moment my wife told me the good news that she was pregnant, I looked forward to taking my kid fishing. But I’ll be the first to tell you that it’s not all giggles, smiles and tight lines. My ideal day […]

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Whip the Wind Kayak Fishing


                        By Joey Monteleone Jackson Kayak Fishing Team If you asked a group of hardcore kayak anglers their least favorite natural force, the resounding answer would likely be “the wind!” Our breezy nemesis creates multiple problems: boat control, casting, feeling what the bait is doing, security […]