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Chris Payne
Works at Kayak Bass Fishing Magazine
Attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lives in Temple, TX
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Reel Giveaway #1 for a Lews BB-1. Make sure you read the directions and follow them to be entered! Drawing in 10 days.
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Four Tips for First Time Kayak Buyers
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 ...
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The Court Jester and Lee Van Cleef
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...
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Not Everyone Gets a Trophy
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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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 you can laugh, learn and love kayak fishing as much as he does.
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Thorough bass tournament prep begins a month before the first competitive cast. Chris Payne shares the step by step checklist he uses to stay on task.
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Boat Ramp Etiquette
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...
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A Better Blog in Eight Steps
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...
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Fishful Thinking
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...
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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 you can laugh, learn and love kayak fishing as much as he does.
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wor.my's profile photo
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  • Kayak Bass Fishing Magazine
    Editor In Chief, 2015 - present
    www.kbfmag.com
  • Kayak Fishing Blog
    Owner/Operator, 2014 - present
    www.kayakfishingblog.com
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Introduction
Kayaking and fishing are my hobby and passion. When not at the 8-5, I'm writing about or actually kayak fishing. Saltwater, freshwater, rivers, lakes or bays, it's all fair game. Stop by and see what it's all about at paynespaddlefish.com
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  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
    Clinical Practice Mgmt, 2010 - 2012
  • Abilene Christian University
    Advertising/Graphic Design, 1996 - 2002
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Not Everyone Gets a Trophy
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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

KBS Stop #1 Recap Interview
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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

Plan C
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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

Step by Step Bass Tournament Prep - Kayak Fish
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Thorough bass tournament prep begins a month before the first competitive cast. Chris Payne shares the step by step checklist he uses to sta

An Open Letter to the Kayak Community About PFDs
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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

PFD: New Laws Needed?
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Got the Kayak for Christmas. Now What?
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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

Thoughts on the Fish Hunter Smart Phone Fish Finder
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Thoughts on the Torpedo Bait Bucket
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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
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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
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In the fast growing world of kayak fishing, three approaches have emerged. Chris Payne calls them Yellow, Blue and Green. Which are you?

Selling Out For $20 and a T-Shirt
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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

How to Write a Successful Fishing Blog
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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

Kayak Bass Series: Paid Exemption Problem - Kayak Fish
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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.

The Iceman Cometh
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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

Fishing Resume: A How-To
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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