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Kayak Fishing


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In this second edition, Cory Routh has added locations and strategies on kayak fishing in: California, Washington, Loisiana, Lake Michigan, and Canada. Routh covers everything you will need to know for safe, fun, and successful kayak fishing.While written for beginers, but includes information for those already into the sport. This book covers all of the bases and is a must read for anyone that is getting ready to plunge into the world of kayak fishing whether it be in fresh or saltwater. Routh gives all the necessary guidance on all the subjectst from kayak & paddle types, safety gear, what to wear for the different seasons, paddling lessons, fishing gear, fishing spots, how to fish in a kayak and safely land a large fish, and tips on what food to take and how to pack it.. Included is information on kayak clubs, and organizations.


About the Author

Cory Routh is the founder of the Tidewater Kayak Anglers Association and writes a monthly kayak fishing column for Chesapeake Angler Magazine. He has a BS in Marine Biology from East Carolina University, and has worked for both state and federal agencies. He currently works as a water quality specialist for the Virginia Department of Environmetal Quality and is part of a team charged with monitoring Virginia’s waters of the Chesapeake Bay. Routh is the  owner /operator of Ruthless Fishing Inc., coastal Virginia’s premier kayak fishing guide service.

Table of Contents

6 About the Author

11 Acknowledgments

13 Foreword
15 Introduction
Getting Started in
Kayak Fishing
22 Why Kayak Fishing?
24 Before You Start
26 Safety and Self-rescues
36 Choosing a Kayak
42 PFDs and Paddles
44 Kayak Rigging
56 Seasonal Kayak Fishing
62 Transporting Your Kayak
Let’s Go Fishing
68 Kayak Positioning and Maneuvering
76 Preparing for a Kayak Fishing Trip
82 Fishing in Unfamiliar Places
84 Fighting and Landing Fish
90 Freshwater Fishing
98 Saltwater Fishing
106 Fly Fishing from a Kayak
Favorite Fishing Locations
112 Lighthouse Lakes, Texas
114 Cockroach Bay, Florida
116 Jamaica Bay, New York
118 Lynnhaven Inlet, Virginia
120 Hickory Mound Unit, Florida
122 HamptonRoadsBridge Tunnel, Virginia
124 Lake Mattamuskeet, North Carolina
126 Eastern Shore of Virginia NWR
128 Oahu, Hawaii
130 Dragon Run, Virginia
134 Kayak Fishing Tournaments
138 Kayak Fishing Organizations
139 Kayak Manufacturers
140 Kayak Accessory Manufacturers
144 Kayak Fishing Guides
148 Kayak Web sites
151 Conservation
152 Fly Fishing Knots
154 General Fishing Knots and Rigs
160 Last Cast

Product Details

Routh, Cory
No Nonsense Fly Fishing Guidebooks
Fishing - General
Outdoors-Canoeing Kayaking and Rafting
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Publication Date:
280 Colored photos
11.00 x 8.50 in

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