"Count me in as another NE yak fisherman! Merritt Reservoir, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Ft. Robinson State Partk plus many local ponds/lakes around Omaha. Any other great spots, please pass on!
"i have been fishing the NE and Central Ohio waters in my Pungo now about 10 years and i can tell you that when i started for the first 4 years i didnt see one other person fishing in a kayak. i think my friends thought i had lost my mind and was…"
"Yes, we still have some of that around here too JC. The more populated areas have lots of kayaks on the water. There are still some days on the smaller ponds and lakes where I am the only person on the water in remote areas."
"I've watched the same thing happen here in the mid atlantic. We no longer draw stares from the jet boaters on the river. People who used to be on Coleman Crawdads or on the bank are now in kayaks. If your audience next week consists of bass…"
Caught this hawg last week at Rock Creek from my Wilderness Perception 12.5. I used a Pink Senko with a weedless wacky setup. I was guiding that day and all four clients are going to purchase kayaks. The midwest is just exploding with kayak fishing interest. Too bad I don't sell them! I do rent them though!See More
Stealth, easy access, affordability, the ability to fish where others can't even get, and then the Solitude & Harmony... It is totally a ZEN thang once you figure it out. Once again, well said SFG!"
"As a flats fishing girl, I'd have to say stealth. I can creep up on super spooky bonefish and permit better than from a skiff.
Also, I think you begin to think more like your target species when fishing from a kayak. Your paddling energy is a…"