Category Archives: technique

Nature Coast Kayak Fishers Club

Gary Rankel, from Hernando, Florida, launched his kayak fishing club and website in 2015. Since then, his website has become a useful source of information about fishing Nature Coast and Citrus County, kayak fishing techniques and rigging tips, the Nature … Continue reading

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Hamstring Theory, Yak Back, and Kayaking Ergonomics

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. This short article will attempt to examine the ‘hamstring theory’ about the source of back pain and leg pain in kayaking and kayak fishing, both as an explanation of the … Continue reading

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Your Lumbar Spine Pain and the Fallacy of ‘Good Kayaking Technique’

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. Some kayak outfitters still suggest that good kayaking technique (I.E. “sit straight and rotate your upper body”) is the solution for lower back pain a.k.a. ‘yak back’. Well, it’s not … Continue reading

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Kayak Pain and Injuries: Two Approaches, No Solution

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. Outfitting and Exercise are the two traditional approaches to dealing with pain and injuries related to kayaking and kayak fishing. The first approach consists of tips and tricks offered by … Continue reading

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