Thursday, May 25, 2017

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...

Launch Preliminaries

Efficiency starts long before the angler is ever even near the launch.   Efficiency continues at "setup" at the launch and pays off all day long.    Efficiency is continued during "the hunt" for the fish.  ...

Small Craft…Advantage

By Neil Taylor, www.strikethreekayakfishing.com  It was the best of days; it was the worst of days: “Look at the pictures of all my fish we caught today!”   (Pause)  “You mean you went out in that...

The Case Against Fish Stringers on Kayaks

You fish from a kayak and you want to keep a fish?  How are you going to retain the fish before it goes in your car for the drive home? June  2011 By Neil Taylor,...

The New Age of the Fishing Kayak

Neil Taylor, Capmel.com Site Administrator and the owner of Strike Three Kayak Fishing  The coming of age of self-propelled boats, used to seek out gamefish. Anglers hear the word kayak and immediately imagine the “enclosed, wobbly...

Native “Ultimate” Watercraft

Choosing a kayak can be difficult because there are so many from which to chose. And they come in all sizes, shapes and colors. If you’re an angler, then you can eliminate most cruising...