Kayak Fishing

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NRS Rator Bibs Review Payne OutdoorsNRS Rator Bibs Review Payne Outdoors

REVIEW: NRS Raptor Bibs

If you like to fish when it’s cold outside, fish in colder water most of the year, or just don’t like being wet when kayak fishing, you’ve probably considered waders, bibs, or some kind of clothing to keep you dry. Lots of companies offer solutions for these issues but when it comes to kayak specific solutions, NRS gets a lot of talk. The Sidewinder Bibs have been the favorite among […]

keith combs old town

Bass Fishing Friday with Keith Combs

Old Town, ME (April 6, 2018) – Initially, tournament angler, Keith Combs, never imagined he could learn so much from kayak fishing that would help him with his tournament bass angling. The enlightenment came quickly. Today, the Old Town pro relies on kayak fishing not only for fun, but also as a critical part of his practice regimen. Kicking off the second season of Bass Fishing Friday with Keith Combs, Combs shares three critical […]

Jackson Kayak E-Flex Drive Electric Motor Payne Outdoors

First Glimpse of the Jackson Kayak E-Flex Drive Unit

In July of 2016, Jackson Kayak introduced the world to the new Flex Drive units for their kayaks, a small snippet, that most of us had forgotten about, has resurfaced. The Flex Drive is easily deployed with the flip of a lever, has adjustable pitch prop blades and a 12:1 ratio. An interchangeable electric motor-driven head unit is in development as well for release at a later date. Oh yeah! […]

Used Kayaks Buying Guide

Used Kayaks Buying Guide for Beginners

November and cooler temps (for most folks) are here and the inventory of used kayaks up for sale is increasing exponentially. It’s a pretty good time to buy because inventory is high and buyers are few. Lots of folks need extra cash for the holidays or maybe they won’t see moving water for another five months, or maybe there’s a baby on the way. Regardless of the reason, it is […]

Kayak Bass Fishing Magazine

KBFMAG Fall 2017 Issue

This is a little different way to check out the Fall Issue of Kayak Bass Fishing Magazine. It will open as a pdf in a browser. If you are on a phone or tablet, you should be able to turn it to a landscape orientation to make it bigger and read it like a magazine with the spread showing two pages at a time (after the cover of course). Make […]

Yak Gear Fish Stik

REVIEW: Yak Gear Fish Stik Measuring Board

When the Yak Gear Fish Stik hit the scene at ICAST 2017 in Orlando, two camps immediately formed. Some folks loved the product. Some folks did not. Most of the dissension revolved around the “flex” in the board at the hinged points. Many theories bubbled up about being able to gain inches with the flex and being able to manipulate the board to cheat. I had never seen the board […]

boat ramp ramps etiquette

Do’s and Don’ts at Boat Ramps for Kayakers

Not all kayakers use boat ramps to launch but if you do there are unspoken rules you should know about. Unfortunately many who have never fished out of power boats may not have ever been introduced to boat ramp etiquette. Here is how to avoid confrontation and even be the nice guy at the ramp. Public boat ramps can give you access where it is otherwise sparse. When this is the […]