Paddles 'N Puddles

Fly-fishing is a great option for kayakers, and redfish and bass will slam the diminutive lures.

Freshen up

Bass are an added bonus for coastal kayak anglers
April 17, 2015 at 8:00am
On windy days, try fishing protected pockets and coves first, but windward shorelines where fish gather to ambush bait are other good bets.

Easy breezy

’Yak fishing still possible during windy March
March 18, 2015 at 9:00am
February can offer great fishing. But there are those days when it’s best just to stay home and work on your ’yak.

February is for fishing and rigging

February 18, 2015 at 9:00am
Kayak tournaments offer some really great prizes.

Kayak tournaments 2015

From relaxed to strenuous, there’s something for you
January 18, 2015 at 9:00am
This big jack was caught in the middle of a large school that was hammering menhaden.

Jacks are wild

Chasing jack crevalle from a kayak is fun fishing
December 18, 2014 at 9:00am
Cameron Podruchny changed hats and switched from a morning duck hunt (above) to an afternoon of redfishing. With a little preplanning, kayakers can easily make a blast-and-cast trip on the same day.

Double the pleasure, double the fun

A kayak makes it easy to combine duck hunting and fishing
November 18, 2014 at 9:00am
James Kellum shows off a nice “Island” red caught near Lake Leary.

Island hopping

Kayak-friendly Delacroix is fisherman’s dream
October 18, 2014 at 9:00am
Sometimes beaching your craft is the best bet if you want to keep a shark or retrieve a lure.

Tangling with sharks

Common sense is No. 1 tool
September 18, 2014 at 9:00am
Eric Muhoberac shows off a nice blue cat caught while fishing jug lines from his kayak.

Getting juggy with it

Jug lines offer relaxing way to catfish
August 18, 2014 at 9:00am
Alex Black caught this nice redfish using a MirrOlure Catch 2000. Louisiana kayak clubs are family friendly and encourage members to get their kids and spouses involved in the sport.

Join the club

It’s a great way to learn
July 18, 2014 at 9:00am
Andrew Mixon caught this giant king mackerel while fishing offshore in the Bahamas. The fish hit a live goggle eye Drew was trolling near a wreck in 80 feet of water.

Offshore kayak fishing

Chasing pelagics enter extreme sports realm
June 18, 2014 at 9:00am
Kayaks allow anglers to catch redfish those in powerboats can’t reach.

Reds off the beaten path

’Yaks are perfect for shallow-water stalking
May 19, 2014 at 9:00am
Among this year’s events is the Ride the Bull 5, which last year set a record for participation.

Kayak tournaments plentiful in 2014

From relaxing to highly competitive, there's a tournament suited for everyone
April 21, 2014 at 9:00am
Al Siener slow-rolled an in-line spinnerbait to catch this slot red on a cold winter day.


Cold fronts shouldn’t keep you home
March 19, 2014 at 9:00am