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Choosing a Lake By: Kevin Hofer One of my favorite ways to get out on the kayak and do some fishing is to explore new waters. Over the past 6-7 years I have fished close to 200 different lakes in California. Being blessed to live in an area that has...

Lincod Fishing By: William Wirt There is nothing I enjoy more than fishing for Ling Cod from my kayak. Just myself, a Wilderness Systems Tarpon 130X, and a Lingcod locked into a fight. I catch the majority of my Lingcod by paddling out to 30 to 90...

Life and Death Skills for the Kayak Fisherman By: Andy O’Brien Spend enough time on a kayak especially on the ocean, and the probability that you or your fishing partner will end up in the water involuntarily at some point is pretty high. Would you...

The Case for No Electronics by Drew Haerer The last time I had a fish finder mounted on my kayak was in March 2014. I was prefishing for the KBF Open (now the KBF National Championship) on the Santee Cooper chain in South Carolina. For those...

Spearfishing from a Kayak By: Kris Cortez If you're a spearo, then you know that sometimes the best reefs are pretty far out and are usually past shore dive range. With a kayak, you are able to get to these “secret” spots faster and safer. I grew up...

Five Ice Out Lures and Techniques that Catch Big Bass Drew Haerer As winter finally fades, many kayak anglers throughout New England and other regions are getting to see open water for the first time in months. The period between ice out and the...

Radar 135: First Trip, Early Riggings & Favorite Features Rigging a kayak is seldom carried out in one shot. In the case of my most recent project, the Radar 135, I had it on the water with only the installation of a retractable anchor system (...

By Juan Veruete Wilderness Systems Pro Staff I've been teaching and guiding kayak anglers for over a decade. During that time I've learned that certain strategies can help put the odds in your favor when it comes to landing big bass. One of the...

Kayak Duck Hunting By: Evan Shearer It was a cool crisp morning and the sun was just about to creep up over the horizon. We had just finished setting the decoy spread and had settled into the blind. I was hunting in a friend’s blind on Back Bay in...

By Dean Thomas Slowride Guide Service Wilderness Systems Pro Staff Port Aransas, TX Efficiency and comfort does not always come equipped on the same fishing kayak, but the newest edition to the Wilderness Systems lineup does just that. The Tarpon...

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