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Elderly Couple Fishing Offshore, In Tandem Out Of Their Motorized Fishing Kayak. December, South Korea

This is a most unusual, yet most revealing story. It says a lot about kayak anglers and the sacrifices some of them are willing to make for their love of fishing. It also shows that propelling fishing kayaks with outboard … Continue reading

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The Future Of Kayak Fishing Is Not As An Extreme Sport

For most anglers, kayak fishing is an extreme sport. Extreme in the sense that an angler fishing from a kayak is compelled to give up the two essential things that any regular fishing motorboat provides, which are adequate stability and … Continue reading

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The Barge Yak: A Not So Cozy Fishing Kayak

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. A common fishing kayak is essentially a broad, clumsy recreational kayak, in most cases a sit-on-top (SOT) kayak, which is another name for a paddle board. Sea kayakers call these … Continue reading

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Faux Comfort in Fishing Kayaks

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. Whether you’re paddling or pedaling a kayak, any combination of footrests with a backrest would eventually cause you discomfort of some kind since you’re sitting in the infamous L position, … Continue reading

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What Happens If You Suffer From Back Pain and You Keep Kayak Fishing?

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. If you’re suffering from back pain that’s not properly diagnosed, you should stop paddling your kayak and fishing from it, and consult a physician without delay. Don’t start playing with … Continue reading

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