KAYAKING

Trolling on a fishing kayak is a great fishing technique. But to properly do it, you need to get a fishing kayak motor. A trolling motor is a self-contained unit with a propeller, a controller and electric motor. It's usually mounted on small and large...

I saw a video on YouTube recently of a sea kayak fisho in Woody Head, who saw a lot of activity on the horizon which he took to be a shark feeding in the area. He headed over to investigate and subsequently, his kayak became...

Whenever I head out on my kayak, I always go armed. Not because I am expecting some end of the world-type scenario whilst out on my kayak but because a PFD knife has come in handy in a number of situations. CUTTING MYSELF OUT OF SNAGS I...

For New Years last year, my wife and I took a 5-day kayak trip around the Upper Murray River. It was the longest trip we have done and was one of the first times in recent memory that I had truly unplugged from the world...

I can’t keep away from kayak forums. Whenever I have a spare minute at work and my boss isn’t breathing impatiently down my neck, I find my hands wandering to my mouse and before I know it, kayak related pages fill my browser. If left...

With the sport taking off like never before, there has never been a better time to take up kayak fishing as a beginner. This one is for all of you fishos out there thinking of taking your craft to the yak for more fish-taking fun. 1....

Kayaks have the edge when it comes to taking stunning nature photographs. I am, first and foremost, a kayak fisherman, but I realised one day whilst fishing off the coast of Hermanus, around Walker Bay, when I realised that because my kayak hugs the water...

There is no reason why your favourite canine can’t accompany you on your kayak trips. I have been a kayak fisho for many years, and while I love fishing on my own in secluded stretches of Australian waterways, I always bring Gonzo with me. Taking your...

For many backcountry enthusiasts, technology in the backcountry is sacrilege. They pride themselves on keeping phones out of sight and proudly proclaim that they haven’t checked the internet in days. But there are a whole host of really handy apps that can actually enhance your...

For many kayakers, tackling whitewater is a bucket-list dream but kept out of reach by fear and inexperience. But there is no reason why, with a lot of practice and a good understanding of how to assess the situation, enthusiastic kayakers and kayak fishos can’t...