Friday, June 23, 2017

Kayak Fishing for Redfish is a “Rush”

  By Kathy Etling  SPECIAL TO THE POST-DISPATCH  01/10/2009  From the moment the fishing rod in my grip began to pulse wildly I was hooked just as surely as the redfish fighting at the end of the line....

Kayak fishing the Mosquito Lagoon flats

There is a growing fascination with paddle fishing in Florida in general and kayak-fishing in particular. Legions of avid "yakkers" are now deploying these unique craft anywhere there's fish and water. One of the...

Florida’s “Kayak Fishing Boom”

By CAPT. MEL BERMAN, Florida Fishing Weekly For as far back as he could remember, Gil’s fishing activities had been confined to bridges, beaches and banks. It was a case of pure economics. With his...

The Kayak as a Fishing Machine

 By CAPT. MEL BERMAN, 970-WFLA With prices at the pump bound to again start pushing ever upward, people powered paddle craft look ever more attractive. They have become the fishing platform of choice for many...

Kayak Fishing For Fun and Profit

By Captain Mel Berman Even though prices at the pump have become more affordable, thousands of anglers are still getting the itch to abandon their power boats in search of fishing alternatives. Aside from shore...

Paddle-fishing Safety: It’s No Accident

By Captain Mel Berman and NEIL TAYLOR In the last few years, we have seen the kayak fishing boom explode before our eyes. Many who heretofore had no access to open waters, can now, quite...

Tampa Bay Area Kayak Launches

 Launch ideas for the kayak angler By Neil Taylor, Strike Three Kayak Fishing On the Backwaters, Beaches and Bays radio program on October 16, I talked briefly about kayak launches around the region.   They are very plentiful...

Kayak fishing safety and equipment

May 2010 By Neil Taylor, www.strikethreekayakfishing.com   With so many people brand new to kayak-fishing or relatively new to it, safety and very present "danger" is not talked about enough.  Multiple recent drowning deaths were a tragic outcome...

Kayak Fishing for Speckled Trout

By Neil Taylor, Kayak Angler Magazine Speckled Trout by Kayak Late fall, winter and spring is the best time to target Florida’s most popular fish, the speckled trout. These fish are more cooperative and aggressive during...

The Kayak: Redfish “Advantage”

By Neil Taylor www.strikethreekayakfishing.com Kayak fishing accounts for the fastest growing faction of Florida saltwater anglers.  Why?  The distinct advantages of using a kayak are:  Access very shallow waters you could not get to with a power boat, the...