Paddles 'N Puddles

Along with bull reds, voracious schools of jack crevalle prowl the deep passes gorging on bait fish. They will hit nearly anything, but are especially fun when a large topwater bait is cast anywhere near them.

Sportsman introduces expanded kayak coverage

September 18, 2017 at 9:00am
Some of the best locations in Louisiana to catch bull reds this time of year are the passes at Grand Isle. This one was tricked with cut bait on the bottom in Caminada Pass.

September’s best kayaking bets

September 15, 2017 at 9:00am
Even on a hot August day, Wes Higgins and son Harper were able to stay safe wearing their PFD’s while fishing the Ride the Bull Tournament in Grand Isle. Wes landed this nice bull on a chrome/blue back Rat-L-Trap.

PFD protection

The life you save will be your own
August 18, 2017 at 9:00am
Anglers often jokingly tell tales of catching enough fish to “sink the boat.” Here, it nearly happened. With the stern of his kayak underwater, Eric Muhoberac gives a victory salute while heading in with an overload of big blue catfish.

Kayak catfishing

Get easier access to where catfish hide
July 18, 2017 at 9:00am
Although flounder were elusive with only six caught during the tournament, Ryan McNeal landed this nice 3.45-pound flat fish.


Louisiana’s oldest kayak fishing tournament
June 16, 2017 at 7:15am
Throwing a Hunchback wakebait near the shoreline, Oscar “Grouch” Flores scored the first redfish of the morning.

Fishing is not always about catching

Texas kayak club enjoys time spent in Louisiana
May 17, 2017 at 2:39pm
Using a lockable tube or box on your vehicle or trailer provides secure storage for expensive items like rods and reels, as well as paddles and stakeout poles.

Keep ’em honest

Ways to protect your kayak and fishing gear
April 18, 2017 at 9:00am
Speckled trout are less tolerant of freshwater, but can be found in nearby deeper areas where saltwater lies beneath.

Fresh and salty mix near Pointe a la Hache

Fresh, saltwater fish found in the same spots during spring trips
March 16, 2017 at 5:09pm
Steve Lessard of Prairieville caught this nice speckled trout a few minutes into the third morning of the grueling Hobie Worlds competition.

Steve Lessard wins Hobie Fishing Worlds 2016

February 18, 2017 at 9:00am
Al Siener, an Army veteran who works in Afghanistan for a military contractor, relaxes when he’s home by kayak fishing.

On a mission

Group is sharing their love of kayak fishing with those that serve
January 17, 2017 at 4:00pm
Wintertime fishing for bass is also productive. Kayaks are great for slow trolling or drifting over productive areas.

Cold weather, hot fishing

Don’t put the ’yak up for the winter
December 18, 2016 at 9:00am
Trout fill the interior Louisiana marsh in the fall, so they are easily accessible to kayakers.

Here they come - Fall speckled trout are a real treat for kayakers

Cooler weather, short paddles make for great trips
November 18, 2016 at 9:00am
When the surf’s up, kayakers need to paddle swiftly and directly into the breaking waves. Once across the sandbar, things settle down — until the return to the beach.

Kayak snapper

These kayakers like a challenge
October 18, 2016 at 12:55am
The CommandStand by YakAttack is a versatile stand-up bar that easily adjusts to fit virtually any kayak or SUP. It holds a myriad of accessories and can be laid flat or easily removed and stored.

ICAST 2016 - Pedal yak explosion

Reviews of some of the latest kayaks to hit the market
September 16, 2016 at 11:20am