Kayak Fishing

Summertime Kayak Fishing: What To Wear—A Primer from Level6

Ah, summer. The season for paddling, canoeing, paddleboarding, and of course, kayak fishing. Although kayak fishing can be a year-round activity, summertime sees the...

Jackson Unveils Liska Fishing Kayak Named for European Team Manager Killed in Avalanche

In January, Jackson began shipping its new Liska fishing kayak, named after Jackson’s previous European Team Manager who was taken tragically by an avalanche...

Emily Jackson Comes Clean on Kayak Fishing

You might know Emily Jackson as a perennial powerhouse when it comes to freestyle paddling. An executive at Jackson Kayak, she’s a two-time World...

New Film from NRS Fishing: A Resilient Paradise: Florida Keys

Combining Caribbean vibes with easy access from the mainland, the Florida Keys emit a unique energy—from the bustling patios of Duval Street to the...

Hobie Sold; PL Catches Up with New Chairman Taso Sofikitis

On Jan. 25, pedal-drive kayak company Hobie Cat Co. was sold from one private equity group to another, consisting of executives from Detroit-based industrial...

Team Torqeedo Angler Jody Queen Wins Elite Kayak Fishing Tournament

One of the most recognized kayak anglers in the world, Jody Queen took home $10,000 at the 2021 DEE ZEE KBF THE TEN kayak...

Jackson Releases “We Are Family” Video

Everyone knows that Jackson Kayak has always been all about family, with founder, world champion and Olympian Eric Jackson employing his kids Emily and...

Johnson Watercraft Revenues Grow 25% for Year

“The 2020 fiscal year was like no other year in our history” Johnson Outdoors, owner of such paddlecraft brands as Ocean Kayak, Old Town Canoe...

Don’t Think There’s Money in Kayak Fishing? Hobie Bass Open Series Pays Out $62K; Winner Ryan Lambert Pockets $30K

When the splashing ended, drags stopped screaming and wind finally subsided, Ryan Lambert’s name stood alone atop the leader board at the Hobie Bass...

5 Tips to Become A Better Kayak Angler

Kayak fishing is booming, and a lot of people have learned just how easy it is to get into. Here are a few tips at how...

Jackson Kayak Names Jameson Redding New Fishing Development Lead

Jackson Kayak has opened the door with a glimpse at the next stage in their fishing program with the announcement of Jameson Redding as...

Taking to the Trout Laden Waters of the Idaho-Wyoming Border

Sometimes the only reason to go paddling is to get out on the water and wet a line. Sometimes. Especially if you are in...

Contactless Hobie Bass Open Series Hits the California Delta August 15

The Hobie Bass Open Series (B.O.S.) aims to provide a simplified, open-to-anyone format and an elite feel for kayak anglers across the country. The...

1,000 Fish and Counting: Hobie Bass Open Series Sees Snyders Snag Podium

For most of the 84 kayak anglers fishing the Hobie B.O.S. event in La Crosse, WI, the prospect of fast action was never in doubt....

Aqua-Vu Underwater Cameras: A New Perspective in Kayak Angling

An underwater camera might be the best thing to happen to kayak fishing since the scuba mask. Using sonar signals, Aqua-Vu underwater cameras scout...

Lake Fork Yields Massive Fish and Broken Records

The second leg of the 2020 Hobie Bass Open Series (B.O.S.) held on Lake Fork, Texas promised to be a slugfest and it certainly...

Hobie’s B.O.S. is Back

For competitive kayakers, the Hobie’s Bass Open Series marks the inaugural season opener for kayak angling. These hardcore, people-powered anglers ready their paddles, spin...

EJ Launches New Kayak Co.

Less than two months after his retirement as president of Jackson Kayak, Eric “EJ” Jackson announced he is launching a new kayak company called...

Extra, Extra! Pelican International Acquires Confluence

Calling it “more strength, capabilities and opportunities for the world leader in paddlesports equipment,” Laval, Quebec’s Pelican International Inc. has acquired the assets of...

Big Adventures, Bonafide Kayaks Merge

Give them big bonafides. Big Adventures, consisting of brands Native Watercraft, Liquidlogic Kayaks and Hurricane, recently announced a merger with Bonafide Kayaks, a leader...

Pointers (from Perception!): Kayak Fishing 101

Our friends at Perception Kayaks offer a few helpful hints will make your kayak fishing outing easier and safer. Safety Always follow the same safety procedures...

Hobie Goes Deeper on Pedal Power with Flip-Up Pedal Technology

Hobie introduced the MirageDrive pedal system as an alternative to the paddle in 1997, and essentially redefined kayaking. This first-in-kind innovation shifted propulsion from...

Mike Elsea wins $73,000 in Kayak Bass Fishing Champs

Now there’s a purse for paddling. Paddling a Native Watercraft Titan 10.5 fish kayak, Mike Elsea of Mooresville, Indiana, took home the $50,000 grand prize...

Reel Time! New Tournies Announced for Kayak Bass Fishing

Get ready for a boom in kayak bass fishing. Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today that it has partnered...

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Kokatat Sold

After 50 years under the direction and ownership of its founder, Steve O’Meara, Kokatat has been purchased by the company’s Director of...
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Flash Flood Kills Rafter in Grand Canyon

A 29-year-old woman was found dead and others were injured following a flash flood July 14 in Grand Canyon National...

Tokyo Sneak Peak: The Top 5 Women Slalom Kayakers to Keep an Eye On

From oldest to youngest, the inside skinny on the top female slalom paddlers at this year’s Olympics. Spain’s Maialen Chourraut is the...

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Summertime Kayak Fishing: What To Wear—A Primer from Level6

Ah, summer. The season for paddling, canoeing, paddleboarding, and...

Emily Jackson Comes Clean on Kayak Fishing

You might know Emily Jackson as a perennial powerhouse...
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