Kayak hacks

34 Hacks for Kayak

34 Easy Kayak Modifications for Fishing

Check out these 34 fishing kayak setup ideas that show many fishing kayak accessories as well as the fishing kayak modifications I made to optimize my Jackson Coosa FD setup and you can apply these to your fishing kayak as well; proving fishing kayak mods do not have to be complicated or costly. https://youtu.be/wdGJ2TQr50s

Bike load without a ramp

Loading Heavy ebike on Hitch Rack Technique

My Magicycle weighs 65 lbs without the battery and was hard to load on my truck hitch rack until I learned this trick. If you need to load an electric bike, this is the way to do it! e bike loading simplified!  https://youtu.be/iZgWZQrQolA

Kayak Rack Support

IMPROVED! Kayak Outdoor Storage Rack

I show my improved kayak storage rack DIY solution. If you have a heavy kayak you need to add this improvement to your DIY kayak storage rack – especially if you do kayak storage outside with little room to maneuver.  Affiliate link to kayak cover: https://amzn.to/3w3KAkl https://youtu.be/kB7Lf9JB7Gg

Kayak repair

Fishing Kayak Setup – Step 7c – Kayak Repair Plastic

Whoops… you need to do some kayak hole repair after installing kayak accessories in the wrong place while doing your fishing kayak setup. Kayak repair plastic is very easy and DIY kayak repair is possible for a kayak hole patch. I show how to do plastic kayak welding without the proper tools – good in a pinch – but you really should get the proper kayak welding tools.

Kayak seat solution

Fishing Kayak Setup – Step 3 – Fishing Kayak Seat Upgrade

Basic kayak fishing setup needs to consider comfort! If your fishing kayak does not have a raised kayak seat, then this fishing kayak seat upgrade DIY is a no-brainer. The great thing about this kayak seat DIY is it is CHEAP. No complex kayak seat modifications are required! And cheap is an important part of any budget fishing kayak setup!

Cheap kayak cart

Fishing Kayak Setup – Step 2 – Cheap DIY Kayak Cart

The second step in fishing kayak setup is being able to transport the kayak and for that you need a great kayak cart build. But, your DIY kayak cart does not have to cost a fortune! I show how to build your own kayak cart out of scraps! I believe this is the cheapest kayak cart you can make. Bottom line is you cannot do fishing kayak mods unless you can get your fishing kayak to the water!

Fishing bike build

Fishing Bike Build – For Beach or Trail

With hard packed sand at low tide making it easy for a beach bike ride, I did a beach bike build to move quickly with my bike fishing rod carrier and accessories. I use a milk crate on a bike fishing rack with saddlebags for my bike fishing bag.

South Fork Holston

South Fork Holston River Trout Fishing – Virginia!

Check out my recent trip to the South Fork Holston River trout fishing in the Virginia Special Regulation Trout Area above the Buller Dam. Fishing the South Holston River up here is an isolated experience that requires a bit of effort to reach. If you enjoy fly fishing Virginia trout, you should take the time to fish here.

Kayak trolling motor setup

Kayak Trolling Motor – PWM Fail!

Using a Pulse Width Modulator (PWM) is an excellent part of a kayak trolling motor setup. I installed one and it failed after a few months – check out what I found.

Cheap Tenkara Fly Fishing

I discover a cheap Tenkara rod that performs just as well as the expensive versions. In this cheap Tenkara rod review,

Quick Clinch Knot with Forceps

At the business end, it’s time to tie on a fly; forcing a choice from an almost infinite number of line to hook knot options. Want to start an argument? Ask experienced anglers which knot they prefer! In the end, as Phil Monahan wrote on Orvis.com, correctly tying the knot you learn is more important …

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Fishing Reel Review – Cadence vs Kastking

Fishing reel review! After 3 seasons, I compare the Cadence CS10 reel vs the KastKing Sharky III. I put both reels through demanding use over the last 3 seasons. There were issues with both reels. Check the short video for details. https://youtu.be/TKbRZ4ZELtQ

The Fantastic Forceps

For the new fly angler, the forceps (aka hemostat) is an easily overlooked, critical tool. Do not make a quick purchase of the cheapest thing you can find! Examples of the wrong choices include medical hemostats or a set of needle-nose pliers masquerading in the role.

What’s in Your Fly Vest?

With almost three million websites selling hundreds of different brands of fly fishing accessories, it’s not surprising new fly fishers may be a bit confused; as if buying the rod, reel and fly line weren’t bad enough! Let’s cut to the chase – here’s what you really need… and what you don’t.

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