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A kayak paddle is a fairly simple object, which provides the propulsion for many small watercraft including fishing kayaks. Kayak paddles vary by shaft length, blade size and shape, and material of construction. I use a 240 cm shaft (editor’s note; “240 cm” is Euro-speak for sayin’ 94.4882 inches, or 7.87401666 feet, according to Google). The…
January 20, 2021
Ready to check out a bunch of hot new fishing gear, for the new year? Of course you are! Here are three top picks from our latest round-up. Piscifun Carbon X 1000 We found that the Piscifun Carbon…
January 18, 2021
If you enjoy Chesapeake Bay fishing, or any sort of fishing for that matter, it's a safe bet that you'd like to catch more fish. Heck, that’s why your eyes are skimming these words at this very…
January 15, 2021
We try to bring you FishTalk readers the latest and greatest fishing boats, and while we do check out some, er... abnormal boats in the magazine, we don't always put them online. For your viewing…
December 30, 2020
Keep practicing, and meanwhile, these four basic fishing knots are quick and easy to tie, and will come in handy for all sorts of fishing ranging from trolling tubes for cobia, to jigging for…
December 28, 2020
Can a serious fishing boat also be a work of art? That’s a silly question, because most are — at least, they are to we hardcore anglers. But there are a few models out there which are so pleasing to…
December 26, 2020
Spring may be the season for amore, but if you enjoy Chesapeake Bay fishing, spring, summer and fall are all seasons for love — fishing at Love Point, that is. Take a poll of anglers who ply the…
December 23, 2020
As a resident of the Hampton Roads area for most of my life, I should have nothing but happy thoughts about the doubling of the size of the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (HRBT). Heck, when I was in…
December 21, 2020
Anglers could argue all day over what is the best fishing line. I’m a light tackle fisherman, and I only fish with spinning reels. The reels I use are 1000, 2500, or 3000 sizes. When I started…
December 19, 2020
About 10 years ago I got hooked up with a bunch of low-life, bottom scroungers that had all the skills it took to bend a rod throughout the winter. No, these guys weren’t drug dealers or even…