Chris Payne


About Chris Payne

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


Monday Feature: River Kayak Fishing Skills DVD

Monday’s suck.  You know that, we know that… so here at Kayak Fishing Blog, we want to HOOK 1 you up every Monday with a special offer on a featured product. Out first featured product is a winner, I know that first hand!  Jeff Little’s River Kayak Fishing Skills DVD […]


Coming Soon: Marsh Works

Marsh Works: Hand Crafted Inshore Lures     From their website: We set out with one thing in mind, to create a line of products that fish as hard as you do, day in, day out. The result, a line of terminal tackle and plastics that consistently perform in the […]


Lowcountry Anglers, get ready for the 3rd Annual Redfishville Shootout

A foggy morning in Redfishville at the 2nd Annual Shootout When: October 7-8 2011 Where: Charleston SC Who: ANYONE who wants to kayak fish Why: To support Heroes on the Water and our mission How much: $40 per angler ( Injured Vets: Free) Sponsors: The Charleston Angler, Time Out Sports, […]


Coming Soon: Bassaholics Lifestyle App

Bassaholics gear: Perfect for those that want to look cool while still representing their fishing addiction to the world. Bassaholics makes sweet, bass centered apparel from T-shirts to Reel Wraps, from Flat bills to Cell Phone Covers.  And now, HOOK1 has got it! Not only do we got it, but […]


Report: Fishing Tampa Bay for the KBF July Saltwater Challenge

I have been incredibly busy lately with a few projects but now that things are starting to settle down I figured it was time to do some fishing.  The redfish bite has been excellent in the area, with schools of fish everywhere in the bay, I decided to sign up […]


Coming Soon: Molix Lures

“Creating products that change the way we fish” – Mike Iaconelli If you chase fish with lures, you need to pay attention to the video above.  It’s a short clip of a couple lures developed by Molix.  You may not have heard of Molix yet, but they’re sure to be […]


NEKF Mass Bay Striper Shootout VII

The 7th Annual New England Kayak Fishing Mass Bay Striper Shootout will be taking place August 19-21 in Salem, MA this year! If you haven’t registered yet, its $70 and you can find all the information on the NEKF site: http://www.newenglandkayakfishing.com/shootout-registration.html So now ROLL CALL who is heading to Winter […]


New Wilderness Systems Ride 135

This week Wilderness Systems released the specs and more teaser pics of the new Ride 135 on their Facebook Page! Check them out Notice the drains on the back of the hatch so that water doesn’t seep into the hatch! SlideTrax in the front, chines in the hull, raised hatch […]


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 (and make it water tight), to tuck the cables inside the hull and install the battery box. Click on images […]