Paddles 'N Puddles

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
Standing up in a kayak can allow you to sight-fish reds and watch them when they actually eat.

Stand up and fish

Change of position changes perspective
February 17, 2014 at 9:00am
Visibility is vital to staying safe in a kayak, so brightly colored models are recommended.

David and Goliath

Paddle craft dos and don’ts
January 17, 2014 at 9:00am
Kayak fishing is a minimalist’s dream, but some luxuries can make the experience much more enjoyable.

Kayak Christmas

Tell Santa to bring on the goods
December 18, 2013 at 9:00am
Trout become accessible to kayak anglers again as water temperatures cool and the fish transition in from their summer haunts.

Pontchartrain plastics

Trout gang up on pilings, reefs this month
November 18, 2013 at 9:00am
LSU’s Kayak Fishing Club members Ryan Lauve, Shane Pantoja, Zachary Romaine and Thomas Sparks are part of a new initiative to draw college students into the sport of kayak fishing.

College kayaking clubs

Introducing a new generation to fishing
October 18, 2013 at 9:00am
King mackerel can be caught just outside of the second sandbar off the beaches of the Gulf Coast, as Marty Mood proved.

Have kayak, will travel

Don’t leave the paddle boat behind
September 18, 2013 at 9:00am
Limits of redfish can be caught in grass-choked ponds during the heat of the summer — and the fish are usually unmolested by anglers.

Reds in the weeds

’Yaks make perfect stalking platforms
August 19, 2013 at 9:00am
Bank fishing isn’t the only option for catching big Mississippi River cats. Jumping in a kayak allows anglers to reach unfished areas.

Here kitty kitty

Targeting Mississippi River catfish from a kayak
July 19, 2013 at 9:00am
New Orleans’ Bayou St. John is great for urban kayak fishing and holds a wide variety of fish. Eric Muhoberac caught this redfish and bass in the same morning on a topwater frog.

Urban ’yak fishing

Don’t pass up great fishing options
June 17, 2013 at 9:00am
A kayak can get cluttered, but there are plenty of options to add a livewell to your ’yak.

Make mine live

Kayak fishermen have several options for transporting live bait
May 20, 2013 at 9:00am
Wearing a comfortable PFD will help lessen the chances of disaster should you fall out of your kayak.

Safe ’yaking is no accident

PFDs, float plans should be part of any trip
April 19, 2013 at 9:00am
Even young children love to go kayak fishing. Jayson Poucher and 6-year-old son Braydon regularly kayak fish together.


Kayaks are a great way to introduce a child to fishing
March 18, 2013 at 9:00am