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Kayak Fishing Accessories: Stake Out Pole for Anchoring

 

Click here to get the YakAttack Stake Out Pole

The Yak Attack ParkNPole Floating Stake Out Pole might be the most well designed stake-out stick you will ever use. Is it the high quality foam grip or the strong fiberglass construction? Or is it the highly-designed handle which features ergonomic notches for a firm grip, a hole for a tether or hanging storage or the side notches designed for grabbing lanyards or anything else you need to reach? Did we say handle? Turn the stick over and that handle now becomes a wide foot, great when you need a push off. The Stake-Out Stick measures .75 in. x 8 ft. and is loaded with features, for a stick.

 

 

• Can be attached to anchor trolley or cleats
• Floats
• Strong fiberglass construction
• Wide ergonomic handle
• Also functions as a push pole

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Kayak Fishing Accessories: Heavy Duty Anchor Trolley

Click here to get the YakAttack Leverloc Anchor Trolley

The YakAttack Leverloc Anchor Trolley Heavy Duty is a high-tech anchor trolley system featuring Harken pulleys, a built in Leverloc, and 35′ of 550 paracord with a reflective tracer for visibility. Also includes Backing Plates to make it Heavy Duty. The Backing Plates give the trolley additional strength and resistance against the give and take of waves, wind, and monster fish. The built-in LeverLoc locks the trolley line by a simple flip of a switch and at .4 inches tall it is extremely low profile making for a snag free install. When not in use the anchor ring snaps into the LeverLoc so you always know where it is. This anchor trolley is a first of its kind using specially engineered components specific to the job.

 

 

 

• Harken Pulleys, 2 Pad Hooks, Locking Line Clamp, Anchor Ring, Paracord
• Self Locking Leverloc for anchor management
• USA made 550 Paracord
• Easy to manage and keep snag free
• Backing Plates make this a Heavy Duty Anchor Trolley
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Kayak Fishing Accessories: Affordable Lip Gripper with 50 lbs. Scale

Click here to see the Rapala Fish Lip Gripper with 50 lbs. Scale

When kayak fishing, there may be some species, like northern snakeheads or saltwater fish that require the use of a boga type fish lip gripper.  Rapala makes an excellent and affordable option that also includes a 50 lbs scale.

Quickly and easily lift and weigh your catch with one-hand. Pull open jaws, slip over the toothiest fish, lift and accurately measure weight on the easy-to-read spring-loaded scale. Quick release mechanism sends the catch back to fight another day. Corrosion-resistant aluminum construction will provide service for years to come. Soft-grip handle gives the ultimate in slip-resistant grip and comfort while wrist lanyard ensures only the fish goes back in the drink. Weight indicated in one pound increments.

  • Great combination of functionality and performance
  • Easy, one-handed operation to safely lift, weigh and release fish
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Kayak Fishing Gear Guide

The Kayak Fishing Gear Guide

  • Tons of kayak fishing gear, rigging, and accessory ideas.
  • Limitless mounting options.
  • Clickable pics and links to find where to get gear items.
  • Basic and advanced rigging gear.
  • Electronics.
  • Essential safety gear.

  • And more. Fill in the form below.

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Hot Weather Kayak Fishing Gear

It’s important to stay covered and protect yourself out there fishing and exposed to the elements.  It might seem counterintuitive to be wearing long clothing in hot temps.  I’ve had the beginning stages of heat sickness a couple of times and it’s not fun.  Sometimes, your first symptom is instant puking.  And, what’s worse, is that for some people, once you cross that line, it’s hard to cool off again.  Columbia makes some of the lightest, most comfortable, and cooling materials I’ve seen.  Additionally, convertible pants makes it easy to switch to shorts if you feel the need.  These are easily an essential piece of kayak fishing gear.

The convertible version of the technical Backcast Pant featuring zip-off legs that convert to shorts, the men’s Backcast Convertible Pant is as versatile as it gets—delivering all the quick-drying performance and lightweight comfort you need for splashing through rivers, fishing off docks, and rambling down beaches. UPF 50 sun protection shields you from the sun’s damaging rays, while a partial elastic waistband and interior mesh brief provide comfort and fit.

CONSTRUCTION:

  • Omni-Shade™ UPF 50 sun protection
  • Quick dry
  • Partial elastic at waist
  • Interior mesh brief
  • Zip-off legs convert pant to 825″ inseam short
  • Relaxed Fit

FABRIC:

  • 100% textured nylon poplin

OMNI-SHADE®
Sun Protection
If you don’t have some fishing pants like this already, I’d recommend picking some up especially if you plan to be out braving the Summer sun and hot temperatures.  You can order Columbia Omni-Shade and Omni-Freeze hot weather gear here.  
And the PFG Tamiami II short sleeve.
Also check out the Solar Camo long sleeve shirt.
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Awesome Kayak Fishing Milk Crate System with Slide Trax Rails

The Ackessories Milk Crate with SlideTrax Crate Rails Kit provides you everything you need to construct the ultimate milk crate that provides tons of features for the kayak fisherman. The kit includes a 19″ x 13″ milk crate as well as a set of SlideTrax Crate Rails. These rails mount easily to the top rim of milk crate with the included hardware. These Crate Rails feature slots cut out for knives, pliers or even lures. They even provide pre-drilled holes that allow for the attachment of aftermarket gear tracks that allow the attachment of various accessories. In the corners are pre-cut holes that allow PVC pipe to be inserted to act as rod holders and the rails have even been adapted to securely hold a 5 gallon bucket.

• Industrial grade milk crate that measures 19″ x 13″
• Lightweight, durable, self-draining storage solution
• Comes with SlideTrax crate rails and installation hardware
• Rails allow for attachment of aftermarket Gear Tracks as well as various other pieces of tackle such as pliers and knives
• Fits most tankwells on the market
Below you can see the one I purchased with extra track and a Yak Attack Screwball added.  There is ample room for all kinds of rigging options.  This longer crate particularly fits the Wilderness Systems Commander tankwell very well.  Additionally, with the rails as a platform, there is more opportunity to run your rigging off of the crate rather than extra unnecessary drilling into your kayak hull.  Things like your safety flag/light, rod holders, and other gear pouches are good that purpose.  This is one of the better rigging purchases I’ve made and will last a long time.

Find the Ackessories Milk Crate with Slide Trax Rails at ACK.

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Kayak Fishing Gear Guide

Our friends at ACK have done it again and put out another great kayak fishing gear guide.  Take a look and see if you’re missing any essential gear or if there’s something you can add to your kayak fishing arsenal.  I’ll keep it simple and let the graphic speak for itself, but you can download a copy of the graphic to save here.  And click the graphic, itself to view all the gear items.

ACK Kayak Fishing Gear Guide A Visual Presentation

 

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