Paddles 'N Puddles

November is a great month to target speckled trout at Pointe-aux-Chenes, in deeper bayous and holes on colder days and spread out across flats when it’s a little warmer.

November’s best bets in a ‘yak

November 18 at 9:00am
Wilderness Systems pro staff member Dwayne Walley had his Radar 135 with the Helix Pedal Drive all decked out for the Ride the Bull Tournament held earlier this year in Grand Isle.

New gear reviews

November 18 at 9:00am
Even on mild fall days, it’s important to wear clothing that keeps you warm and dry. When things get downright cold, adding gloves, a hat and neck protection keeps you from losing precious body heat and makes for safe and comfortable fishing.

Cold weather ‘yak fishing techniques

Staying warm and dry keys to a safe trip
November 16 at 2:00pm
Reds can’t resist a spinnerbait like this venerable Beetle Spin. Just don’t be surprised if a trout or flounder also nails it.

October’s best bets in a ‘yak

October 18 at 9:00am
The Compass is a hybrid ‘yak featuring all the best features from other popular Hobie models.

New gear reviews

October 18 at 9:00am
Kayak fishing for trout on mild fall days is comfortable and productive. Vlad Moldoveneau tricked this fat keeper on a topwater lure.

October means prime kayak time

Shorter paddles, mild temps and plenty of fish
October 18 at 9:00am
Luther Cifers demonstrates the standing stability of the new Bonafide kayak. The company’s first model, the SS127, was on display at ICAST 2017 and drew rave reviews. Cifers is the owner of YakAttack kayak fishing accessories and recently launched the Bon

ICAST Buzz

September 18 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 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 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 at 9:00am
Although flounder were elusive with only six caught during the tournament, Ryan McNeal landed this nice 3.45-pound flat fish.

PaddlePalooza

Louisiana’s oldest kayak fishing tournament
June 16 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 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 at 9:00am