I spend a lot of time teaching paddling skills during my kayak fishing classes. These skills help anglers control their kayak so they can make better lure presentations. The moving water kayaking skills are also useful in terms of reducing the chance of “turtling” their kayaks and subsequently loosing gear to the river gods. Flipping or “turtling” your fishing kayak is not fun! Here are a couple tips that will help you address two of the more common situations that result in a flipped fishing kayak!