I use Wilderness Systems Kayaks exclusively during my Guided Kayak Fishing Classes. The quality and performance of Wilderness fishing kayaks is unparalleled. Whether I’m spending a few hours on a local lake or trekking to a remote river for a multi-day kayak fishing trip, Wilderness has a kayak that fits the specifications I need to get out and fish!
Kayak anglers are paddlers too so comfort, mobility and protection from the elements should be your top priority. Kokatat offers great kayak clothing for summer, fall, spring and winter. I’ve relied heavily on Kokatat “dry gear” for several years to protect me from the elements while kayak fishing in central Pennsylvania during the thick of winter. Kokatat products have always exceeded my expectations.
When I’m teaching Kayak Fishing Classes, I want to give my students the best possible opportunity to catch smallmouth bass. Winco’s Custom Lures are the baits I turn to. The attention to detail, quality, and presentation capabilities of these custom baits is second to none! Winco’s offers a wide range of baits that will have you covered in every season regardless of whether your chasing smallmouth bass on the river or largemouth bass on your local lake.
Kayak Fishing Accessories For Kayak Fishermen, By Kayak Fishermen. ™ Stated simply, YakAttack develops solutions for kayak anglers. They design and sell a variety of products such as light poles, mounting brackets, camera poles, GearTrak systems and a lot more!
Kayak fisherman are tough on their gear. In particular reels are frequently dumped into the water while traversing a rapid or landing that fish of a lifetime. I rely on Okuma reels to perform flawlessly despite the abuse they receive during a guiding season. My okuma reels have never let me down!
Lures are proudly manufactured in the U.S.A. Prop baits area a mainstay of my top water presentations for river smallmouth bass. The Hubs Chub, Vertical Prop Bait, created over 50 years ago, has rightfully won a devoted following among bass fisherman everywhere.
When I’m outfitting my personal and guide kayaks, I use RAM products. Clean installs of rod holders, electronics and other accessories are critical when river fishing. You can take a swim at anytime. I have complete confidence in RAM Mounts to keep my accessories secure.