Are you a beginner in kayak fishing? Here are the tips that will help you become a good kayak fisherman.
1. Have a consultation to kayak expert
It’s not like you have to find a professional kayakers. Those who have been kayak fishing for 4 or 5 years are experienced in this field and thus they can be called experts. You can consult them about any kayak fishing techniques.
2. The place to kayak fish
You can fish almost anywhere because kayak is very much versatile. The choices are based on the paddling distance, time frame, and/or ability. When going to an unfamiliar area, you can use Google map. The fishing opportunity is greater in a circular route.
3. Understand the species
Your kayak fishing will be more successful if you consider the moon phases, the weather, environment, and season of the species. Anyway, even when you don’t catch any fish, kayak fishing is still fun.
4. Choose the best kayak
When choosing a kayak, you should consider where you would kayak fish. In saltwater or freshwater? Big rivers, ponds, or larger lakes? The target fish also needs to be considered. Other considerations include stability, comfortable seating, storage compartments, and how you will transport the kayak.
5. Customizing the kayak
Customizing is needed to make everything within reach while you’re on the water. You have to decide where to attach the stuff you need. The storage area for the fishing gear must be considered too. Remember, your kayak must stay light but in other way versatile too.
6. How to transport your kayak
Cushioning kayak is cheap and easy because of its big foam noodles. A nylon tie can be inserted to the holes of the noodles. In most cases, pickup trucks and vans are used to transport the kayak. To get to distant water, you can use a rigged kayak, which is strapped to a larger boat.