Blog Posts - Kayak Fishing



My 2016 NEKF Striper Shootout - Giant flies and Linesides

A few months ago, Troy Meyerhoeffer (my regional pro staff director at Wilderness Systems) asked me if I would be interested in fishing the New England Kayak Fishing Striper Shootout this year. The annual event takes place in Salem, MA, and all the p...

Pflueger Patriarch XT Review

Wow, that was a serious blogging lull. My last post was on February 2nd. Coincidentally, I started a new job on February 8th. Between it, baby prep, and numerous other winter projects, my free time has been lacking. However, I'm hoping to turn a corn...

Kayak Fishing Fitness Series - Intro

I feel like I pretty much constantly have ideas for blog series or videos. Many of those ideas never come to fruition for one reason or another. However, I am very excited to announce an upcoming Kayak Fishing Fitness series on Man Powered Fishing. I...

My Top 5 Favorite Trout Lures

The late fall and early winter weather have been unbelievable this year. Unlike the foot of snow that got dropped on us on Thanksgiving eve last year, we haven't seen a flake yet and temps have been unseasonably high. The warm temps led to some fanta...

New Blog Article and Partnership with Kayak Angler Magazine

It has been a good month for Kayak Angler Magazine (KAM). They just took home "Magazine of the Year" award, again, from the Yakangler 2015 Kayak Angler's Choice Awards. In my opinion, they are far and away the best kayak fishing magazine on the marke...

Wilderness Systems ATAK 140 Review

While back, I gave a very initial review of the Wilderness Systems ATAK 140 kayak. Since then, I've spent a lot of time in the seat. In fact, despite owning a number of boats, it is the only boat I've paddled since May. So as you can probably tell by...

The Reason for my Blogging Drought...and Lots of Photos

It is has been way too long since I last blogged.  It hasn't been because I haven't wanted to, but because I simply haven't been fishing.  Early last month, I developed a pain in my shoulder and neck area.  I am not sure how it ha...

Fireworks and Freak Temps - Early July Kayak Fishing

It has been a busy few weeks, so I was giddy when the clock hit 5 PM on July 2nd.  I was staring at a three day weekend, which included both Independence Day and my 32nd birthday.  Nothing could stop me from hitting the water.  I decid...

A Textbook Post Spawn Beatdown

It was mid-morning and I found myself with a few hours of free time, a rarity these days.  It was a no brainer - I loaded up and headed for the water.  But in the back of my mind, I knew that this time of year can be tricky in New Engl...

Fishing Report - Cayuga Lake, Ithaca, NY

A few months ago, I got the idea of surprising Mary May with a trip to Ithaca, NY - the town where she went to college.  I decided to also run it by my good friend Bill (who is no stranger to references in this blog), whose girlfriend Court...

This Here’s A Jam For All The Fellas

Out fishing in the yak and my son caught me busting a move. #YoungMC ln.is/www.youtube.co… Bust A Move in the Yak – YouTube – Linkis.com My son caught me dancing to Young MC after a day of fishing. Source: ln.is/www.youtube.com/BztiK &#...

The Low Rider Is A Little Higher

Shaking the yak to Lowrider. ln.is/www.youtube.co… #WAR #kayakfishing Lowrider in the Yak – YouTube – Linkis.com Taking a break in a boat slip, listening to WAR and dancing in the yak to Lowrider. Source: ln.is/www.youtube.com/fBHou Twe...

We All Should Spend More Time Outside

A great way to spend the weekend. On the water doing a little kayak fishing. #kayakfishing #geistreservoir ln.is/www.youtube.co… Kayak Fishing on Geist Reservoir – YouTube – Linkis.com Memorial Day weekend on the water with my son. Sour...

An Escape From Technology

Paddling the White River today. ln.is/instagram.com/… Bill Sanders on Instagram: “Paddling the White River today.” – Linkis.com “Paddling the White River today.” Source: ln.is/instagram.com/p/LMUPg Tweet...

10 Questions with Texas Wildy Staffer Cody Carpenter

 I was recently introduced to Cody Carpenter via social media. Cody is a Texas kayak angler who runs a great blog/website called YakSmack.com.  Through his blog, forum posts, and social media, it is clear that Cody oozes passion for kayak f...

10 Questions with Kayak Fishing Do-it-All Aaron Stiger

I'm not sure if Aaron Stiger can be any busier. I first linked up with Aaron via social networking a year or two ago. Since, I've seen his name pop-up with a multitude of projects and organizations. As advisor to the Duke University Fishing Club,...

My Kayak Fishing Seminar at LL Bean & Learning from your own Speaking Engagements

I love sharing my passion for kayak fishing with anyone who wants to listen.  I guess that is a big part of blogging - sharing what you love.  I've talked to a number of different groups and organizations before, but when I got the opp...

10 Questions with Georgia Giant Chaser Rok Ly

I first met Rocky Ly on the RiverBassin Trail back in 2011.  He was shy and somewhat reserved, but he was always right there fighting for a top spot.  Since then, he has become a fixture in the kayak fishing community.  He is still cru...

10 Questions with Kayak Fishing Guru Eric 'Slappy' Harrison

Over the course of the next week or two, I'll be posting a series of interviews with a variety of talented kayak anglers from around the industry.  Today, the man behind the answers is Eric 'Slappy' Harrison.  Before, during, and after my m...

A Classic Post

Every year I end up blogging during the week of the Bassmaster Classic.  This year, I'm feeling inspired by the word "classic", as well as the fact that it is throwback Thursday.  I am going to throw it back to November 7, 2009 - the d...


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