Chris Payne

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A lifelong Texan, Chris Payne has been an outdoor enthusiast his entire life and has spent the last 15 years fishing mainly from a kayak. He is known for his thorough and helpful reviews as well as how to articles for nearly everything kayak fishing related. If you have questions or comments, you can leave them on this post or email Chris at: paynefish@gmail.com

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How to: Install a Fish Finder on a Kayak

IMPORTANT:  Read and understand manufacturer’s instructions for installing their unit BEFORE proceeding with this installation.  This installation will show you how to mount a transducer, put cables through the deck […]

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How to: Install a RAM Mounts Rod Holder

Click pictures for larger views. Tools and Hardware Needed: Tools: Phillips Screwdriver Drill 11/64″ drill bit 3/8″ wrench. Hardware: Hook 1’s Set D : 4 #10×1″ SS Machine Screws; 4 […]

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Kayak Fishing Bait Tank

Some days when lures are just not working and you can see fish working bait, live bait may be just the ticket. This can make a slow day change into […]

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WS Ride 135 Rudder Install

Last install for a while (maybe) – I’m a big fan of a rudder, especially dealing with current and tide. So, HOOK1 provided one from Harmony. The Ride 135 is […]