• Small Craft Advisory

    Jump shooting puddle ducks from a kayak is a great way to limit out on a cold morning.

    Don’t forget the ducks

    Paddle boats can get you close to waterfowl
    November 14, 2016 at 9:00am
    Speckled trout can be a great target for kayak-bound anglers during the fall.

    Paddle your way to more speckled trout with these tips

    Trout give kayak anglers a great fall target
    October 14, 2016 at 9:00am
    September seasons for marsh hens and rails are set with the highest tides in mind to help hunters flush more birds.

    Paddles down, guns up

    Early waterfowl seasons call kayakers to arms
    September 14, 2016 at 9:00am
    Daniel Seaman caught this common carp on a hair rig.

    Don’t forget the carp

    Overlooked species is a blast from a kayak
    August 29, 2016 at 9:00am
    A custom rod is being raffled off to provide funding for Heroes on the Water’s programs that involve military veterans with access to kayak-fishing opportunities.

    HOW paddles for vets

    Kayak-angling program is therapy for warriors
    July 29, 2016 at 9:00am
    Grey trout are typically found in deeper and cooler water than speckled trout.

    Try targeting grey trout

    Weakfish are overlooked by kayak anglers
    June 29, 2016 at 9:00am
    Choose your campsite where you’re in no danger of flooding from an unexpected storm.

    Plan out kayak fishing trips

    Prepare for everything, then plan some more
    May 29, 2016 at 9:00am
    A kayak is a great platform for bowfishing shallows.

    Try fishing with a bow

    Kayaks can open up areas for bowfishing
    March 29, 2016 at 9:00am
    A pair of thick gloves and/or a lip-gripping device will help protect anglers from the pickerel’s array of sharp teeth.

    Pick on winter pickerel

    Toothy critters stay shallow,are great targets
    February 29, 2016 at 9:00am
    The IGFA requires anglers trying for a catch-and-release record to measure fish on their measuring-board apparatus.

    Honors for that big fish

    Organizations offer recognition for trophies
    December 29, 2015 at 9:00am
    Store your kayak in an enclosed area so it is protected from winter weather.

    Time to store and protect your kayak

    Follow to-do list if your kayak is stored in winter
    November 29, 2015 at 9:00am
    Paddlers can pile all kinds of stuff into their kayaks, but an emergency signalling device, food and water, and a knife are have-to-have items.

    The stuff we really need

    Survey kicks out three must-haves for outings
    October 27, 2015 at 9:00am
    In big water around bigger boats, paddlers need to follow the rules of the road and give way to other vessels. A big fish isn’t worth a big collision.

    Paddle, fish but be safe

    Kayaks, canoes must give ground on the water
    September 28, 2015 at 9:00am
    Working out the details for a multiple-day paddle, including camping arrangements, might be a highlight of the trip.

    The fun is in the planning

    Making an overnight paddling trip? Plan well
    August 27, 2015 at 9:00am