Tag: offshore kayak fishing

6 Tips On Surf Launching For Offshore Kayak Fishing

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

From the Yak Gear / Railblaza Team Paddling through the rough surf for an offshore kayak fishing adventure, more commonly referred to as surf launching, can be challenging depending on your specific location, the weather conditions, and the size of the swells you are battling!  Done properly, surf launching can be a painless hurdle on […]

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Viking Kayak Comes to ACK

| February 28, 2014 | 4 Comments

As many of you have seen/heard, we will now be adding Viking Kayak to our lineup. These boats are imported from over in New Zealand and we’re very excited to be the first US retailer to offer them. We plan on carrying 2 of the Viking Kayak models: the Profish Reload and the Profish 400 […]

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Tired of Your Milk Crate? Try the Watertrail Fishing Buddy!

| January 21, 2014 | 2 Comments

Cliff from ACK Houston shares his personal perspective after replacing his milk crate with a Watertrail Fishing Buddy and using it for the past 6 months. I purchased the Watertrail Fishing Buddy w/ Rod Holders because it gave me a lot more features than the conventional milk crate that I had previously used. I was able […]

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BOOOONDOGGLE! Jerron Recaps the Kayak Fishing Boondoggle

| October 23, 2013 | 3 Comments

Well, my first Boondoggle has come and gone. I will be completely honest with you, I am actually really sad that I have to wait until February to attend the next one. This event shed an entirely different light on how I perceived the kayak fishing community. I had always known that kayak anglers shared […]

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Feel Free Prostaffer Goes Offshore Kayak Fishing with the Moken 14

| October 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Moken 14 Continues to Impress for Offshore Kayak Fishing Feel Free Kayaks pro-staffer “Scribs” Perry submitted this report from the Florida coast, giving us another reason why the Moken 14 rocks for offshore kayak fishing. Here’s what he had to say: Launched into the gulf in Navarre,  FL around 10:30. We had a steady north […]

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ACK Sponsors the Extreme Kayak Fishing Tournament

| April 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

For the second year in a row, ACK is proud to sponsor the Extreme Kayak Fishing Tournament in Florida. This offshore kayak fishing tournament series has ‘Extreme’ in its name for a reason: these anglers aim for the big stuff. The list of eligible fish includes things like Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Kingfish, Black and Yellow […]

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A Growing Interest in Offshore Kayak Fishing

| October 23, 2011 | 1 Comment

When I look at how far the sport of kayak fishing has grown over the years, it’s pretty downright amazing. Several years ago, when I would go kayak fishing, it was a treat to see a couple of fellow anglers towing around their plastic boats. Today, I routinely find over a dozen kayak anglers getting […]

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Flush Mounted Rod Holder Install for the Offshore Angler

| November 7, 2010 | 2 Comments

Offshore kayak fishing presents challenges that some kayak anglers may not be prepared for. One example is the integrity of a flush mounted rod holder when fishing for large pelagic fish. In some cases a typical install using rivets may not be sufficient enough. When a large fish strikes it can put great stress on […]

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I Found the Ultimate Offshore Fishing Kayak!

| November 2, 2010 | 8 Comments

Offshore kayak fishing is my passion but the one aspect that can make this style of fishing difficult is kayak  selection. I have experimented with several kayaks over the years and I had yet to come across the perfect vessel. While I have paddled some decent models for this type of application I have also paddle […]

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