Rigging-How-To’s

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Yakima Sportsman Collection 2019

Yakima Introduces 2019 Sportsman Collection

Lake Oswego, OR, June 29, 2018 – Yakima Racks, the leader in vehicle racks, will be debuting its 2019 Sportsman Collection at the upcoming iCast show (booth #5108). The new gear hauling solutions for anglers include the BigCatch fishing kayak saddle, which transports kayaks up to 150 pounds, and theEasyRider trailer, a sleek two-level workhorse that transports up to three fishing kayaks, or becomes a home on wheels with the addition of the new ruggedized […]

GTSL90 Kayak Rigging

Kayak Rigging and Accessories: Where Do I Start?

As I talk to folks both new and experienced in the kayak fishing world, gear and kayak rigging bubbles up as a subject constantly. Having been in the kayak for more than 10 years now, I have rigged quite a few boats. I have done the “all in, all at once rigging” and then the “little bit at a time because it’s all I can afford” kayak rigging. I don’t […]

Yak Power Now Available at Bass Pro Shops Nationwide

Southern Audio Services, Inc (SAS), maker of the Yak Power brand of quality 12v electronics control systems and accessories for fishing kayaks, is now available at all Bass Pro Shops stores nationwide. This past October they began shipping their new patent pending Power Panel switching systems (YP-RP5R) and Power Port 12v outlets (YP-PMC48S/96S/144S) to Tracker Plastics for OEM installation in Bass Pro Shops new 2017 Ascend 128T Yak Power edition […]

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 […]

Wilderness FlexPod Fish Finder Install

Michael Guyer is back to give us another walk through of how to install electronics into the Wilderness Systems FlexPod. I began by installing the transducer mount that was supplied with my Fishfinder/GPS Combo unit on the bottom of the FlexPod. Next, I put a healthy dab of LEXEL where the screws come through the bottom of the FlexPod to seal them against water incursion. I added a bit extra […]

DIY Sun Hood for Your Fish Finder

Contributed by Michael Guyer If the sun has ever been a nuisance to you when trying to read your fish finder, Michael Guyer has a solution. It’s a DIY sun hood that you can make for very little money and works great. Check it out and let us know what you think. Materials Plastic binder 3M Molding Tape Clamping device Adhesion Promoter Scissors or Hobby knife   Procedure Cut a […]

Beginners Guide To Storing Fishing Gear

Fishing is an extremely detailed sport that requires a lot of gear. It can be quite overwhelming to get your start in the world of fishing, but once you do, it’s hard to stop. Whether you’re packing your gear up from your first trip ever or storing fishing gear away for the turn of the season, these tips will help keep any beginning angler’s bait and tackle in optimum condition. Clean off everything. […]