|Safe ’yaking is no accident
April 19 at 9:00 am
Kayak fishing is fun, exciting and safe. However, like any outdoor pursuit, especially one involving water, there are some situations that can present danger. Preparation and common sense can help turn a potentially life-threatening incident into nothing more than an inconvenience.
March 18 at 9:00 am
We all know the importance of introducing kids to fishing. Getting them “hooked” early will teach them a wide range of skills and help create memories that will last a lifetime. Teaching them to fish in a kayak will add an increased level of excitement, responsibility and most of all, fun!
February 15 at 9:00 am
Mark Sagerholm is an avid kayak fisherman and a self proclaimed “sheep herder.” Sagerholm has developed a great respect for sheepshead — what many Louisiana fishermen consider trash fish. Mark jokingly calls them “striped snapper” because of the tenacious fights once hooked, but he also knows they make excellent table fare.
|Less is more
January 16 at 9:00 am
Kayaking is often referred to as a “minimalist” sport. However, you’d never know it by looking at some of the pimped-out yaks with depth finders, GPS units, live-bait wells and enough tackle to outfit a charter boat.
|The cooler months will have you seeing red
December 17, 2012 at 9:00 am
Kayak anglers can find much success pursuing redfish in the cooler months of fall and winter. Redfish are cold-water tolerant and predictable.
If you carefully select your locations and techniques, you can find some very hot cold-water redfish action.
|Fall’N for specks
November 19, 2012 at 9:00 am
The specks are coming, the specks are coming! That jubilant cry can be heard from ’yakers all across coastal Louisiana. Fall is here, and hungry trout are filling the interior marshes where they’ll be easily accessible to kayak anglers for the next several months.
|HOW program helps vets
October 15, 2012 at 9:00 am
All kayak fishermen know that ’yak fishing is a special sport, and there’s just something soothing from being so close to nature and being in the boat by yourself. That feeling is now being used to help our wounded military heroes get some of that same relief and “therapy.”
September 17, 2012 at 8:00 am
In New Orleans, when two things compliment each other we say they go together “like red beans and rice.”
Just like that popular local staple, you can’t beat the combination of a fly rod and a kayak.
|Stow it, float it, leash it or lose it!
August 20, 2012 at 10:00 am
Everyone knows kayak fishing is a minimalist sport. Yeah, right! With the boom in kayak fishing popularity comes an ever-increasing amount of gear that ’yakers are bringing along on their trips.
There are several simple, inexpensive tips and products that will help save your valuable gear from being ruined or lost.
July 16, 2012 at 7:00 am
Question from the Kayak Fishing Forum:
I am new to the whole kayak fishing. Just looking for a nice, cheaper alternative to buying a boat and still getting out on the water for a nice trip. See some nice rewards when going for reds. Any info would be appreciated. Mainly what’s a nice boat to get started with, buying, gear, etc? Thanks again!
|Sit on top — fish on top
June 30, 2012 at 10:00 am
Primetime for topwater action in Southeast Louisiana is here. With the coming of the next few full moons, big female trout will be at their spawning peak and will get extremely aggressive with topwater baits.
|Enter a ’yak tourney
May 01, 2012 at 4:13 pm
It’s no wonder kayak fishing continues to grow at amazing rates each year: It is an exciting, economical and eco-friendly sport for fishermen of all ages. The growth of the sport has also spawned kayak-fishing tournaments that offer unique, competitive challenges and the chance to win great prizes.
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