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Fly Fishing for Big Ole Bass from the Kayak

Imagine this fly fishing scenario: You pedal your kayak out just before daylight to an area of the lake covered in grass. You take your fly rod out of your RAILBLAZA RodHolder II, get a big topwater popper and fling it across the grass. The next thing that you see…

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Kayak Fishing, Road Tripping and Chasing Dreams

When you make plans to take a kayak fishing road trip, you don’t know how things will pan out. You get in your car and never know what you will find at the end of the road. For me, a spontaneous trip covering nearly 3,500 miles and several states over…

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How to Transition from a Boat to a Kayak

How to Transition from a Boat to a Kayak  I’m a bass fisherman who happens to live five minutes from the ocean. I grew up fishing in the ocean, and in my late teenage years made a hard turn to bass. I started out like most people, in a Jon…

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Top 5 Kayak Safety Tips for Paddling Alone

Top 5 Kayak Safety Tips For Kayaking Alone Kayak safety is at the forefront of many discussions in the kayak community this year. While the 2018 American Canoe Association statistics have not been released yet, 2017 had a total of 149 documented paddle sport fatalities, which consisted of 94 kayak,…

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Get a Grip on Brush Gripper

Kayak anglers and boaters can now use brush, vegetation and small limbs on the shore as a natural anchor with YakGear’s newest offering, the Brush Gripper. Now available on yakgear.com and through local YakGear dealers, the Brush Gripper is a gripper tool that keeps kayaks and small boats from drifting…

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YakPak Battery Pack Now Available

Those who enjoy the outdoors need no longer worry about how they’ll keep their electronics charged, thanks to YakGear’s latest offering, the YakPak. Now available for purchase on yakgear.com and through local YakGear dealers, the YakPak is a battery pack powered and designed by Dakota Lithium Battery Company, allowing users…

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‘Yak to Basics: Top Ten Tips for Kayak Fishing Beginners

As a kid, I always became convinced that the fish were somewhere we were not. They were biting elsewhere, probably just out of casting range or schooling on the opposite shore. The middle of the lake? Sure bet. But anchored in a dilapidated rowboat, sitting between Styrofoam worm containers, who…

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