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Garrett Gincley Top 5 Bass Fishing Baits

Garrett Gincley’s Top 5 Baits of 2017

In 2017 I caught fish on more lures than in any other year, but let’s talk about my top 5 of 2017 and how I rigged them.   1. The Tried and True – Gary Yamamoto 5″ Senko. Without a doubt one of the best producing lures of recent memory (and one of the most hated as well!), is the Gary Yamamoto 5″ Senko. This is my go to spring […]

Derick Burgos of Phtafish Kayak Charters in Tampa Florida

Derick Burgos of Phatfish on Kayak Fishing Tampa Bay

This week the guys from FishingBooker caught up with Captain Derick Burgos from Phatfish Kayak Charters, one of the guides running regular kayak fishing trips out of Tampa Bay. They talked guiding, Tarpon, and the future of fishing in the area. So Captain Derick, tell us, how did you get into kayak fishing in the first place? Captain Derick: I’ve been fishing all my life. I grew up in Miami […]

Pets Travel Road Trip Tips

Pets on Road Trips: 5 Tips to Help You

Most people would love to take car trips with their pets. However, what some don’t understand is how to make it work. Pets are fun. As in I want my dog every day of my life. But for people who don’t know how to travel in the company of a pet, such drives can be stressful. With thoughtful preparation, the kind you only find in this article, you can make […]

5 Awesome Lakes for a Kayak Trip

I’m taking a kayak trip through spring and summer, and you should too! Whether to get that cool breeze or to explore nature, perhaps to simply get a great workout? We are talking abs, legs and arms, with friends or perhaps by yourself. The best thing, though? Catching bass! It’s really a great adventure.  But I’m not just going to go kayaking anywhere, while it’s fun, I want to visit some […]

Drew Ross : Before I Owned a Kayak

Contributed by Drew Ross Before I owned a kayak, I had several bass boats.  They were great and got me on the water often.  However, there were times I couldn’t go because I wasn’t prepared.  The batteries weren’t charged, not enough time to justify all the work, or I couldn’t find my boat key (seriously).  One of these last-minute trips presented itself yesterday and reminded me why I started kayak […]

Rudder Install Step by Step Guide- ATAK 140

Michael Guyer shares with us what I believe is the most thorough and informative set of instructions to install a rudder on a Wilderness Systems ATAK 140. Many of these tips and tricks will apply to other kayaks as well, especially Wilderness Systems kayaks. Tools Required for rudder installation: #2 Phillips head screwdriver Crimping tool/pliers Drill & 5/32” bit Electrical Tape 5/16” drill bit Scissors or Knife Measuring Tape Heat […]

Angler Caught Cheating in First Tourney of Season

In the first event of the inaugural Texas Kayak Trail season last weekend at Lake Fayette one angler was caught cheating, which led to a disqualification and ban from the trail. Forty nine anglers competed as the tournament director, Xander Cremente, monitored the results throughout the event using the website TourneyX. For those not familiar with the website, a competing angler can submit a photo immediately after he/she catches the […]