Chris Payne

221 posts

LED Lights for Kayaks: 5050 vs 3528 Chips

Thinking about some LED lights for that kayak? Maybe even the deck, the power boat or the dock? It is important you know that not all LED lights are the same.  […]

Pro Staff Casualties in an Imaginary War

This is a story based in fact but for these purposes is fictionalized. I’ll have some advice after story time. Battle lines have been drawn. A command has been handed […]

My Love-Hate-Love Relationship with Braid

A little over six years ago I was introduced to using braid on spinning reels by Gary Yamamoto. He explained it to me, talked about tying a flouro leader and […]

Why High End Sunglasses are Worth It

For the last decade I’ve been on the search for good fishing sunglasses. They needed to be polarized, help me see fish in shallow or clear water better and not […]

How to Pick the Perfect Kayak

I’m sorry to be the one to say it. Well… not really.For you new guys, the lurkers and quizzers, the ones wanting to get into kayak fishing or just kayaking […]

Four Tips to Find a Great Deal on a Kayak

Labor Day marks the end of summer for most folks. It’s back to school time for the kids. Businesses are starting a new fiscal year soon and the holidays are […]

My Thoughts:Trolling Motors in Kayak Tourneys

I posed the question last week, “Should trolling motors be allowed in kayak tourneys?”.It’s time I weighed in. Last week was fun. Watching the discussions take place, civility prevailing in […]