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Stand Up Fishing Kayak in the Sea of Cortez, Mexico

Says John Castanha: – We have a house in San Carlos/Guaymas in Sonora, Mexico approximately 150 yards from the water, but getting to it is the challenge: cobblestone streets, rocks, and sandy beach. Paddling feels natural – turning is easy. … 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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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 From A Kayak Design Perspective

Bigger, wider and heavier kayaks… more accessories, motors, pedal drives… The basic idea of kayak fishing is unfolding, and it seems like manufacturers are increasingly opting for the mini-skiff direction. Soon they’ll start offering lightweight kayak trailers… (Oh, they do … Continue reading

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Comments on SOT Kayaks’ Safety for Offshore Fishing

Unlike kayaking, which involves being constantly on the move, kayak fishing is more stationary. This fact is important because when you paddle a kayak that’s partially filled with water it handles differently from a dry one, but the difference is hardly perceptible when you’re not paddling. That is to say that the chances of you detecting a leak in a SOT kayak’s hull while you’re fishing from it are smaller than if you paddled it, or if you fished from another kayak that does not feature a closed hull. Continue reading

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