Category: Kayak Rigging with the Experts | YakGear

How It Started: Kayak Fishing with Glenn Madden

The sun is out, the weather is starting to feel like summer, and the kayak launches are getting crowded. For Glenn Madden, it's nothing new. He's been kayak fishing so long that the ebb and flow of new anglers in and out of the sport is an everyday occurrence. As…

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Routine Kayak Fishing Gear Maintenance

As told by Yak Gear Brand Ambassador Edward P We, as fisherman, get a bad rap sometimes for our inability to take care of our toys. Everyone knows that fishing is an expensive hobby, but for some reason, many of us do not perform the regular maintenance needed to keep…

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Railblaza “Selfie System” Review

As told by Sam Root from Salty Shores. Railblaza is a New Zealand based company that makes a universal mounting product. They are available in the US now through retailers nationally and distributed by Yak Gear. The StarPort Base The base of everything is an 8 point StarPort.  This star…

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Tips on Rigging a Kayak for Sight Casting

As told by Brand Ambassador Alan R - Paddling a 2014 Jackson Big Rig Rigged for Sight Casting [caption id="attachment_1726" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Yak Gear Brand Ambassador Alan R sight casting off of the new Big Rig[/caption] When rigging a kayak for sight fishing, many factors come in to play. Does…

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Kayak Rigging with the Experts – Jackson Cuda 14

Brand Ambassador Juan Vallejo - Paddling a 2013 Jackson Cuda 14 for Inshore Kayak Fishing [caption id="attachment_1610" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Yak Gear Brand Ambassador Juan V heading out for some inshore kayak fishing.[/caption]   Rigging a new kayak can be an intense experience.  Look no further than the world of social…

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Kayak Rigging with the Experts – Hobie Pro Angler

Brand Ambassador Barrett F - Paddling a 2013 Hobie Pro Angler Rigged for BTB Trolling Rigging a new kayak can be an intense experience.  Look no further than the world of social media, where the trending phrase #kayakfishingproblems routinely points out that rigging looks so much easier on an internet…

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Kayak Rigging with the Experts – Jackson Cuda 14

Brand Ambassador Edward P - Paddling a Jackson Cuda 14 Rigged for Fly Fishing Rigging a new kayak can be an intense experience.  Look no further than the world of social media, where the trending phrase #kayakfishingproblems routinely points out that rigging looks so much easier on an internet post…

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Four Ways Rigging is Changing for the Better

We’ve been at this rigging game for a while now, you and me.  We saw it grow from a do-it-yourself hobby to a mainstream industry.  We were there for the emergence of leashes, no longer just a dog walking accessory. We were also there for the broad use of rigging…

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