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  • Washington Angler Breaks Kayak Halibut Record

    Tuesday, May 24, 2016

    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. […]

  • Donning New Dry Suit Almost Lethal

    Saturday, April 30, 2016

    By Dave Mull The irony that the dry suit almost killed me after I had bought it to save my life was hard to miss. Okay, it didn’t almost kill me, but I was a red-face, sweaty, angry mess by the time I did a reverse Houdini and fully climbed into the infernal thing. The […]

  • Spring stripers up and down with weather

    Friday, April 29, 2016

    By Jeffrey Little Springtime weather is a tease. One day you’re enjoying the fragrant air of newly sprouted blossoms on a warm breeze, and 24 hours later those blossoms are shredded by a heavy cold rain. This up and down battle of summer trying to wrestle control away from winter has been matched by the ups […]

  • Kayak Fish Video Magazine Set to Debut!

    Tuesday, February 16, 2016

    The first issue of the monthly Kayak Fish Video Magazine is set to debut soon in both standard website and mobile views and features the top names in the sport of kayak fishing chasing game fish in both the salt and fresh water, with plenty of surprise features and great tips for the kayak fishing […]

  • Tackling the Chesapeake Bridge in a Kayak

    Monday, February 8, 2016

      Demanding Angling: Staying safe at night and in traffic By Katie McKy As a jarhead stationed in Okinawa, William Ragulsky watched the waves breaking on offshore coral reefs and thought, “Oh, yes!” So he and his buddies rented kayaks and surfed a mile or more offshore. A tumble meant plucking coral out of their skin for days. […]

  • Robert Field Picks Winner of Sailfish Smack Down

    Friday, February 5, 2016

    KayakFishMag.com contributor Robert Field of YakFish TV competed in the 2016 Extreme Kayak Fishing Sailfish Smack Down Jan. 30 to 31 and along the way kept social media abreast of the developments at the Pompano Beach tournament, including posts on the Facebook pages of Kayak Fish and Yak Fish TV. At the Captain’s Party Friday […]

  • Louisiana Tuna: Lessons From Big Game School

    Tuesday, February 2, 2016

    By Paul Lebowitz Most kayak anglers ease into the sport. They dip a toe in to test the water. But if Jeffrey Pierce, Capt. Kevin Beach, or his deckie Jordan Ellis had dangled any digits in the shark-infested ocean of the trio’s debut kayak outing for Louisiana tuna in 2012, they might have come back […]

  • Kayaker gets his La Jolla tanker seabass

    Monday, February 1, 2016

    Brian Fagan of Poway rocks kayak world with 74.2-pound white seabass By Rich Holland January came and went with big storms and plenty of wind and giant swells, yet kayakers who went for it had a great a month fishing La Jolla for yellowtail and white seabass and it’s hard to say anyone had a […]

  • Stay alive and thrive winter kayak fishing

    Thursday, January 28, 2016

    Winter Kayak Fishing Tips By Jeffrey Little Winter kayak fishing poses many hazards and discomforts. Here’s a list of tips that can alleviate the worst of those bone chilling barriers to a productive day on the water. Proper Waterproof Attire Having the right outerwear means that you should be able to survive full submersion in […]

  • Nebraska kayak fishing homecoming

    Friday, January 22, 2016

    Home Waters Author Thomas Wolfe wrote that you can’t go home again. He probably meant you can’t go home without a kayak. And the Nebraska kayak fishing is as good as home cooking. By Jerry McBride Photos by Patricia Schemmer Painted turtles soaking up the morning sun atop a muskrat house finally noticed my approach, […]

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