Category Archives: fly fishing

A New Look At Motorized Fishing Kayaks and Portable Boats

Elderly fishermen welcomed the kayak fishing trend that became popular about a decade ago, mainly because they felt jaded with having to deal with big motorboats and cumbersome canoes, and they welcomed the promise for physical exercise that came with … Continue reading

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70 Year Old Fly Kayak Angler: My Experience With The W Fishing Kayak

A fishing kayak review from an experienced angler who’s tried various fishing styles and fishing boats often tell a lot. Here is Glynn Gantenbein’s account of his experience with the W fishing kayak: I have been flyfishing around the world … Continue reading

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Stability: The Key To Good Fishing Kayak Design

A new article on Micronautical, the kayak design magazine, discusses the importance of stability in fishing kayaks, and how to design a kayak for greater stability. It’s an interesting read for elderly anglers, as well as for those who suffer … Continue reading

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Herniated Lumbar Disk, Back Pain, and Long Kayak Fishing Trips

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. This is part of a fishing kayak review combined with a fishing trip report published on the Wavewalk Fishing Kayaks blog, and on the Jacksonville Kayak Fishing forum: I bought … Continue reading

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“His back would ache after a couple of hours while I could literally fish all day without problem”

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. Here is yet another back-pain related fishing kayak review. It was written a few years ago by Jamie Harter, a stream fly fisherman from Wisconsin. Jamie (a doctor in his … Continue reading

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