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Wilderness-Systems-ATAK(140) Fishing Kayak

Kayak Fishing Trends: Macro Trends in a Bull Market

Kayak fishing is hard; it’s especially hard for me. The sport-ish hobby is exploding is popularity, and I’m probably the last person you should be taking advice from if you want to catch more fish on your piece of plastic. But I’m not giving kayak fishing advice; that would be like taking dating tips from Bill Cosby or personal finance guidance from Vince Young. As a challenged yet hopelessly optimistic angler, I carry more credibility as a guy who occasionally thinks about these macro-trends and writes about them, the trends I see flexing on kayak fishing.

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Kayak Fishing Trends - Kayak Rigging Gear Improvements

Four Ways Rigging is Changing for the Better

Reposted from the Yak Gear blog from March 25,2013 for reference in my current post Macro Trends in a Bull Market

We’ve been at this rigging game for a while now, you and me. We saw it grow from a do-it-yourself hobby to a mainstream industry. We were there for the emergence of leashes, no longer just a dog walking accessory. We were also there for the broad use of rigging forums in the reporting of accessory innovation, and seemingly countless redesigns of the Scotty, Ram, Railblaza err… externally mounted rod holder.

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A Long Portage:

We're back after a really long portage. What used to be a roadtrip-centric canoe blog is now a bit more settled in the Texas Hill Country. We still believe canoeing is dated, not dead. And we still chase high CFS and sticky situations.

But we're not on a roadtrip battling for cell service from the backseat of the Jeep anymore. We're enjoying life off the road. The showers, hot meals, and stable jobs are nice too.

If the paddling road trip is what you're looking for, it's moved here.



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