Fishing gear for the kayak is entirely the angler's choice

Getting Started

Jan. 26, 2017 by

What type of fishing gear you bring out on the kayak is going to depend on a number of different factors such as where you are fishing or for what species. I am not going to go through gear for

The Rule of Twelfths bar chart

The Rule of Twelfths

Jan. 26, 2017 by

One thing that has a huge bearing on how far kayaks paddle is how fast or strong the tidal flow they will be traveling with or against is. I grew up on the east coast of Ireland and this is

anchoring is essential for some species like ray


Jan. 26, 2017 by

Let’s say that you don’t want to drift any more. You have tried it and while you had immense fun fishing from a drifting kayak, you now want to target species like ray that will require a static bait. Presenting

drifting on a glassy sea


Jan. 26, 2017 by

The most popular way for people to fish from a kayak is while drifting. This method of angling has many advantages; covering lots of water, seeking out the fish and no messing with anchor lines are but a few.  As

5 - note the use of the paddle as a stabiliser

Self Rescue

Jan. 25, 2017 by

One of the most vital skills that any kayak angler must learn before heading out is that of self-rescue. What is self-rescue? It is the ability to be able to pull oneself up onto one’s kayak unassisted after capsizing. As