Category: Kayak Fishing Tips | YakGear

Rigging Your Kayak for Fishing: Rod Holders

Kayaks are great tools to utilize for fishing. Kayaks can help you to explore new fishing areas that receive less fishing pressure and can potentially help you catch more fish. Whether you just purchased your first kayak or are exploring new rigging solutions, this guide will help you to personalize…

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Bass Fishing

Finding and Catching Summer Bass

With the spawn in the rearview mirror and summer in full swing, big bass areas that were productive during the spring are now void of bites. Mystified anglers struggle to find fish while veteran anglers like YakGear Brand Ambassador Paul Lopes know where and how to catch them when the…

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Shallow-Water Cranking for Spring Bass

With spring in full swing throughout most of the country, anglers head to shallow waters in search of big bass. While finesse baits may catch them, springtime shallow-water cranking is one way to land the biggest fish. YakGear Brand Ambassador Tim Hotchkin gives us the details on how throwing crankbaits…

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Tips for More Efficient Kayak Paddling

Whether kayak fishing or out for a quiet day on the water, proper and efficient kayak paddling will help increase speed and momentum so you can travel farther with less fatigue. YakGear provides a few general tips for new and seasoned paddlers to make the most of their day on…

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Back By Popular Demand: Surf Launching with Prof. Salt

Recently, we sat down with YakGear Brand Ambassador Glenn Madden to discuss how kayak fishing has changed since he got started. And, it turns out we barely scraped the ice. We were flooded with questions for the south Texas kayak angler known as Professor Salt. Our most questioned topic: surf…

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Product Spotlight: YakGear DeckMat Pads

YakGear’s DeckMat is made from ultra-high quality EVA foam and uses an easy peel-and-stick application making them extremely versatile to apply almost anywhere on your watercraft—swim platforms, helm areas, complete cockpits, accent areas such as under gunwales, inside storage lockers, or as step pads entering the boat. Use them to…

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Why Everyone Needs “The Fish Grip”

What is The Fish Grip? The Fish Grip is the perfect fish landing tool for fishermen of all kinds. The unique jaw design holds the lip of the fish without harming the fish and the wrist lanyard always keeps it close at hand. Another great feature of The Fish Grip…

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Four Reasons You Need a Paddle Leash

It doesn't matter if you are an experienced kayak angler hanging your hat on Pro Staff credentials and tournament trophies or a recreational kayak fisherman looking to land some bass on a local river, everyone needs a paddle leash.  Here are our top four reasons all kayak anglers need a…

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