Not all kayakers use boat ramps to launch but if you do there are unspoken rules you should know about. Unfortunately many who have never fished out of power boats may not have ever been introduced to boat ramp etiquette. Today, I’ll try to remedy that. Pub...
When I tell people I have a fishing blog, it invokes lots of facial expressions from surprise to admiration to confusion. Telling them that it’s more specifically a kayak fishing blog usually puzzles them. “How many people would actually read a kayak fishin...
With the weather acting schizophrenically, I've used the cold days to do a lot of reorganizing, rigging and prep for the upcoming tournament season. I'll only fish a handful of events but I want to at least make it worth the time and effort. Trying to figur...
It's that time of year. New kayaks are hitting the showroom floors. This is also the season when people start thinking of getting one or two new kayaks. Many times those people thinking about it will be first time owners. Kayak fishing forums are lighting ...
When I was very young, I remember both of my grandfathers taking me fishing. Sometimes it was on their boats, sometimes it was on the bank and sometimes in a float tube. I learned to catch perch, crappie, catfish, bass and carp. I learned different techniqu...
Life teaches some hard lessons. The sooner we can learn and apply these lessons, the better our lives will be. At least that is what I am teaching my kids. This weekend my son learned a very hard lesson. Not everyone gets a trophy. He is 10 and has poured t...
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Thoughts on the Fish Hunter Smart Phone Fish Finder
With more than a decade on the water, kayak angler Chris Payne shares, kayak adventures, kayak fishing tips and the mistakes he’s made so yo
Identifying Quality LED Lights for Kayaks - Kayak Fish
If you plan on installing LED strips on the exterior of a kayak to illuminate the water and add visibility you will want higher quality ligh
Yellow, Blue, Green: What Kind of Kayak Angler are You? - Kayak Fish
In the fast growing world of kayak fishing, three approaches have emerged. Chris Payne calls them Yellow, Blue and Green. Which are you?
Kayak Bass Series: Paid Exemption Problem - Kayak Fish
The Kayak Bass Series makes it easier for Team Manley Rods members to qualify for the championship. That doesn't sit right with Chris Payne.